Kalaw is charming Hill town in Southern Shan State. It is also known as British Hill Station is located 1300 meters above sea level with many trekking trails to Inlay lake and Pindaya. Rich people choose Kalaw for their summer holiday resort as the air is cool and the atmosphere is clean. Shan tribe, Pao tribe, Nepalese community inhabitant in Kalaw.
Kalaw can be reached by road from all parts of Myanmar. There is airport at Heho valley which is just half an hour drive from Kalaw. There are public buses from Yangon, Mandalay, Taungyi and Bagan. Kalaw can be reached by rail from flat land – Mandalay. Train ride from Kalaw to Shwe Nyaung or Kalaw to Sintaung are the most attractive schedules.
There are several resorts, hotels and guest house.
Villages to visit around Kalaw
Nanthe (Danu tribe and Napalese community), Myin Sai Gone village and Myin Daik station, Sin Taung village, Hnin Kha Kone village, Ywa Pu village, Ta Yaw (Palaung tribe village), Ywa Thit (Palaung tribe village), Myin Ka village (Shan and Danu tribe), Peinhne pin village (Palaung tribe)