- Trip Itineraries
3 nights 4 days trip (Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Hsibaw – Mandalay)
3 nights 4 days trip (Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin - Hsibaw - Mandalay)
Day 1: Mandalay drive to Pyin Oo Lwin (British Hill Station)
Breakfast at hotel.Excursion to Pyin Oo Lwin about 80km, one and half hour driving from Mandalay. Pyin Oo Lwin has formerly known as May Myo during the British governors lived.The town is once British hill station is famous for cool weather, colonial building, natural parks, and waterfall. The town is also known as the City of Flowers and situated 1040m above sea level. Visit Kandawgyi Botanical Garden established in 1915 by Alex Rodger, Pwe Kauk waterfall, Peikchinmyaung cave and fall, have a stroll by typical pony cart, visit Pyin Oo Lwin evening market (local people call night market) and overnight at Pyin Oo Lwin.
Day 2: Pyin Oo Lwin train to Naung Pein drive to Thibaw (Hsibaw)
Morning breakfast at the hotel and take the train to Thibaw. The rail track will pass over the famous Gotteik Viaduct and learn the life of domestic transportation. Thibaw, the former capital of Northern Shan State. Upon arrival to Thibaw check in at the hotel and stroll around Thibaw. Overnight at Thibaw.
Day 3: Thibaw –Pankhan (Palaung Tribe vllage)
There are many routes to trek around Thibaw. One can take the soft route as well as hard route. Trekking around Thibaw is so nice for landscape High Mountain and beautiful rice fields, pineapple garden, tealeaf plantation, visit Shan villages and have an exciting experience sleeping together with a local tribe. Morning breakfast at the hotel and start to trek about 8 o'clock in the morning. It is necessary to prepare small back for things that are necessary for one day. A pair of dress, raincoat, walking shoes, warm jacket, towel, mosquitoes repellant and sunblock, hat touch light are recommendable to bring with you. Walking on the high mountain about 4 hours, arrive at Pan Kham Palaung village. Have lunch at local family and visit Pan Kham Palaung village, their tea leaf plantation and visit around the Palaung Village Overnight at a local family house.
Day 4: Trek to junction near Thibaw and drive to Mandalay
Morning breakfast at the village and trek back to junction near Thibaw and drive to Mandalay. Overnight at Mandalay.