Half Day Trekking Around Maymyo

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Half Day Trekking Tour

This two and half hour walk through is very smooth through clear paths. You will pass by the villages of Nyaung Ta Ya and Kyawk Kwak and observe the villagers activities in their fields, harvesting, watering, weeding. The soil is fertile and the water available the all year around from natural sources. You will notice the variety of plantations, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbages, peas and beans, strawberries, carrots.

YOUR ITINERARY

A 30 minutes drive will bring you on the main road from Pwin Oo Lwin to Hsipaw at Wet Win Zay Kwe village to start the walk.

This two and half hour walk through is very smooth through clear paths. You will pass by the villages of  Nyaung Ta Ya and Kyawk Kwak and observe the villagers activities in their fields, harvesting, watering, weeding. The soil is fertile and the water available the all year around from natural sources. You will notice the variety of plantations, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbages, peas and beans, strawberries, carrots. On the way, you will stop in a family workshop producing thatch roofing. You will then continue this relaxing path among paddies fields, see at distance a stupa on top of a hillock  and enjoy the sunset over the hilly surroundings.

You will end the walk at Peik Chin Myaung natural limestone caves of 300 meters long. The caves contain hundred of Buddha images.

Return back to Myamyo by bus in the early evening

Distance: 5 km (3 miles)
Time: 2 &1/2 hours
Grade: easy

Interests: walk through large varieties of plantations, see local life activities, visit the caves of Peik Chin Myaung