• Henry Lin

A Complete Guide for Your Imagine Adventure Trekking in Myanmar

Kalaw is a small city located in the Shan State. It is popularly known as the starting point for the Inle Lake trek in Burma.


Kalaw | Hill Town | Shan State | Myanmar

Today, we like to support the complete guide for Kalaw to Inle Lake Trekking. There are two options for you to explore. One is two days/ one-night trek and the other is a three-day trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake. And here are some tips for the Kalaw walk you're looking for;


1/ Where to book your trip from Kalaw to Inle Lake

You can book your trek directly with a trekking agency once you arrive in the city of Kalaw. Or, if you are nervous about getting the days you want, contact the trekking agency and book in advance. You can contact them by email or call them to reserve the days you want. You must do it a few days before to make sure you block the dates you need.


On the way of trek, Kalaw.

2/ With whom to book your trip from Kalaw to Inle Lake

We organize the best trekking service with a professional guide who is knowledgeable and friendly. Your lunch or your dinner? Do not worry, we have a traditional Burmese chef, have four years of experience cooking for our friends around the world, which is what we have selected to keep you safe. You can also enjoy your cooking class on the way to trekking by our chef.


Here is the link for your details itinerary;

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Three Days Trekking - http://bit.ly/3DTfktIL


Ms. Yu Mon | Your Friendly Guide

3/ How long is the walk from Kalaw to Inle Lake?

As you know, there are two options for you "Two days / One night walk and Three days / Two nights walk". But the estimate of the distance on foot is 7 km per day, not only option 1 but also option 2. It means you have to walk 6 hours a day.


4/ How much does it cost to walk from Kalaw to Inle Lake?

If you are thinking that this excursion is expensive, you are wrong. The journey from Kalaw to Inle Lake trek was actually one of our least expensive activities in Myanmar.


The cost per person is $ 65 USD in total, with an average of $ 32.5 USD per day. Keep in mind that the price may increase or decrease based on the number of people in your group.


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5/ What’s Included in The Trek Price?

The $65 a person covers the following in the trekking price:


What is included;

Transportation from your hotel to Kalaw at the starting point of the walk (day 1)

Meals (day 1 - lunch and dinner, day 2 - breakfast and lunch)

One night of accommodation

Transfer by boat on Inle Lake (day 2)

Transfer of luggage from Kalaw to the hotel on Inle Lake


What is not included;

Drinking water

Any additional soft drinks like beer and soda

Tips for your guide

Inle Lake area rate ($ 10)


6/ What to pack for the trip to Kalaw at Inle Lake?

It is not necessary to pack a lot and what is packed must be light. We list the items for two people or couples or friends as follows;


The items to be packed are the following:

• lighthouse

• 1 pair of trekking trousers/shorts

• objects for sleeping

• 2 shirts that absorb moisture

• Trail running shoes/sneakers.

• 2 pairs of socks

• 2 pairs of underwear

• toiletries

toothbrush

toothpaste

comb

hair bands

deodorant

wash your face

sunscreen

soap/shampoo/ conditioner (only bring if you plan to take a shower)

• Quick-drying towel (to dry face and hands after washing)

• Jacket (depending on the walk, it can get quite cold at night)

• Battery pack (to charge your gadgets)

• First aid kit

Please be noticed;

You will stay in basic accommodation with shared showers, mosquito nets, and no air conditioning. We recommend that you bring a day bag that you can use during the trek while your main luggage is transferred to Inle Lake.


Village Hose | Kalaw | Myanmar

7/ About The Trek From Kalaw To Inle Lake

Day 1 - The starting point of the walk is the village of Lamine, 45 minutes by car from Kalaw. The trekking will begin to the villages of Pinnwe and Pawkes, 7 km away. It will take about 2 hours. After a short rest, you will continue in the village of Kone Hla (approximately an hour and a half walk) where a delicious lunch will be waiting for you. After lunch, continue to Pattu Village, 7 km away. You will spend the night in Pattu Village with a local family who will have prepared traditional Shan dishes for dinner.


Day 2 - After breakfast, start your day with a 5.5 km hike to the village of Kyauk Su. After refueling, enjoy the last part of your hike as you head to the pier of Inle Lake, 2 hours away. On the shores of Inle Lake, enjoy a prepared lunch before boarding a boat that will take you across Inle Lake to the Nyaung Shwe Pier (or if your hotel is located on the lake). we can leave you there).


Please notice; You will stay in basic accommodation with shared showers, mosquito nets, and no air conditioning. We recommend that you bring a day bag that you can use during the trek while your main baggage is transferred to Inle Lake.


What is included

Transportation from your hotel to Kalaw at the starting point of the walk (day 1)

Meals (day 1 - lunch and dinner, day 2 - breakfast and lunch)

One night of accommodation

Transfer by boat on Inle Lake (day 2)

Transfer of luggage from Kalaw to the hotel on Inle Lake


What is not included

Drinking water

Any additional soft drinks like beer and soda

Tips for your guide

Inle Lake area rate ($ 10)


Schedule details

Departure time: 8:30 am on day 1.

Final time: 2:00 pm on day 2.

Starting point: your hotel in Kalaw.

End point: Nyaung Shwe Pier (or if your hotel is located on Inle Lake, we can leave it there)


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8/ Where to stay in Kalaw, Myanmar.

There are many hotels in each category. Therefore, check your hotel and your wanted service on google. Sure, there is also a hotel booking companies. And their pricing are not the same. We would like to recommend you to choose Agoda because we have some experience in doing some research like the comments of our customers, most people book their rooms on www.agoda.com .


And if you don't want to hesitate in looking for a hotel, we can help you in your hotel without service charges. It's just a gift for you. But please let us know your wish amount.

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