Trekking Northern part of Shan State 

Northern part of Shan State 

Hsipaw Trekking
Day Return Trekking (River Trekking – duration 5 hours and occasionally Up-hill) 

Take an hour boat riding upstream river for nice scenery with the mountain, valley, and fruit plantations along the river. Stop boat riding and take short trekking up the hill through fruit plantation for 45 minutes to visit old SHAN monastery which is 170 yrs old, sitting alone in the forest. The walk will be through the plantations of pineapple which is widely grown along the way to the monastery. Learn interesting thing at the monastery and return to the jetty by walking, again boat ride to the river confluence at which swimming is possible on the individual wish (Nov to Mar Only). 

On the way back of boat ride, go visit to a SHAN village which has typical house with a small charming garden.

2 Days – 1 Night Trekking 
Opt2 - A5  "Loop Trail"  ( 1 night 2 days)  Hard mountain trek (Except Dry Season)

Day 1 : 07 Hours Trek
Start walking from Hotel along Tai (Shan) Villages and seasonal vegetable crop, rice paddy along natural spring and stream.

Reach Palaung (minority) village, have local lunch in a house rest a bit.
Take afternoon walk through little jungle and pine woods for couple hours and return home OR
reach farther minority village, stay overnight.


Day 2: 05 Hours Trek
Start walking after local breakfast along little forest for several hours and have break and lunch at a charming, beautiful Tai (Shan) village. Take afternoon walk along farther Tai villages at down slope and eventually reach Hi-way road, get pickup back to Hotel.

PS. The itinerary and content may necessarily change depending on regional restriction, weather & client’s fitness condition.