We drive to the Nanthida jetty to cross the Yangan River on a local ferry.
We visit Dalla Village, riding in rickshaws through the small village streets which provide an interesting glimpse of local life.
Visit the old colonial Strand Hotel, built in 1896 by Aviet and Tigran Sarkie, two of the Sarkie brothers.
Next, we visit the magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda.We then visit the Karaweik Hall - a floating barge on Kandawgyi Lake, the colonial city center of Yangon. After breakfast, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Heho.After lunch, you can simply relax or enjoy one of many short, local hiking options including hikes to a Palaung hilltribe village, Nee Paya (bamboo strip lacquer Buddha image). After breakfast, we start our sightseeing in Kalaw.We visit Shwe Oo Min pagoda, a small cave with several Buddha statues, Kalaw Train Station and a local market.The town is a market center for ethnic minorities from surrounding regions.
We return to Kalaw for lunch and drive east to a farming village where Pa-O and Shan people live.