Trekking, tribes and trains in Northern Shan

Off the beaten track with a focus on trekking and meeting Shan and Palaung tribes, Shan culture and food and the incredible story of the Austrian Shan prince who used to live in a palace here. Combine all the above with the Dokthawaddy River and of course the spectacular train ride over the Gokteik Viaduct and you are ready to go for a remote adventure.

sample itinerary :

Day 1: Yangon – Bago – Kelatha Wildlife Sanctuary – The Golden Rock – stay at the Merit Resort

Day 2: Kyaiktiyo – Mawlamyine – Private cruise on Thanlwin River and visit U Na Auk village – Hpa An – stay at Keinnara Lodge 

Day 3: Hpa An – Kayaking, Kayin village walk and the caves and Saddan cave – stay at Keinnara Lodge

Day 4: Hpa An – Kyaikto – Bago – train to Yangon