This 3-day tour could be a continue from the Inle Lake tour or you can book it separately. In this tour, I'll take you to visit the Indein Village, the market and the ancient pagodas. The next day, we will take a trip to Kakku, where 2,478 stupas are arranged in neat rows, is one of the most spectacular monuments in Myanmar.The third day will drive to Pindaya Caves where you can enjoy countless number of Buddha images from the 18th century.
Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.
At Your Hotel or Heho Airport
The market is one of the attractive tourist experiences in Shan State where the different ethnic nationals sell their daily farm products like vegetables, fish, flowers, fruits, etc. These markets are called "5 Day Markets" because the hill people rotate between 5 different locations over a 5 day period.
Indein is a small village West of Inle Lake, known for its market and two groups of ancient pagodas. The village is reached by boat through the Inn Thein creek, a long narrow canal.
You will reach the impressive SHWE INDEIN PAGODA .Then explore the ancient Pagodas. We will visit more villages and the floating gardens, and then back to your hotel or at your requested place.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will start an excursion to Kakku by car (Driving about 2 hours). Kakku has a huge collection of 2,478 stupas which are believed to have been commissioned as far back as 2,00 years ago with some dating the site back to the 3rd Century BC and credit it as being founded by the Indian Emperor Ashoka. The original pagoda collection was extended by King Alaungsithu in the 12th Century when he reigned over Bagan and many more were added in the 17th and 18th Centuries.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to Pindaya (about 2 hours).
On the way you can see very nice sceneries and landscapes which are colorful lowland farms filled with fruits and vegetables growing in the rich red soil (seasonal).
Huge Banyan Trees near Pindaya caves is also a well-known photo spot.
Then we will visit PINDAYA CAVES where you can enjoy countless number of Buddha images from the 18th century. It is well-known for its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.Next stop is traditional cottage of shan paper & umbrella making factory and also a trip to Pone Ta Lote Lake. After we visit Pindaya, you can choose to go to the airport or back to your hotel.
At Your Hotel or Heho Airport
*Hotel pick-up and drop-off
*Private car from Nyaunhshwe to Kakku and to Pindaya
*Guide Accommodation for 2 nights
*Your accommodation for 2 nights. Please reserve in advance by yourself.
*Kakku entrance fee is 3$ for one person.
*Pindaya Danu Administered Zone fee 5$ for one person and Cave 3000 ks for one person.
*Inle Zone fee when you come from Airport is 15000 ks.
*Lunch or Dinner is about 7$
*If your tour is from the Inle lake, you need to pay transfer fee to Nyaungshwe.
*When we go to Kakku Pagoda, if you want to call a regional guide, a Pa.Oh. guide is 5$.
*When we visit Pagoda we have to pay for camera fees: in Pindaya 300ks one camera, Inle Indein 500 ks one camera, Phaung Daw Oo 500ks one camera.
*Extra hire for one piece of luggage carrying at the airport: 300ks
*Airport Drop-off: 20$
*Please wear appropriate clothing when visiting religious places, like long-sleeve shirts and long pants.
*Please bring raincoats during the rain season.
*It requires boat rental for 1 day, please check the "extras" according to your group. One boat:32USD/5 pax
*I can also offer the tour by days, or customize it to your request, just contact me in advance.