Kayah State, also known as Ngwe Taung Pyay, is located in the south of Shan State and the west of Thailand. This Long neck Karen community Tour gives you the chance to interact with local Kayan people, famous around the world as the long neck Karen, enjoy the local food, and also a short hiking.

ITINERARY

Kayah State: Loikaw – Kayan tribe villages

Day 1/ Drive to Loikaw (L)
Mingalar Bar, you will be welcomed by our guide at hotel in Inle Lake.
Drive to Loikaw (225 Km – 8 hours drive approximately) the capital of Kayah state. You will passing through the endless paddy files and enjoy your lunch at local restaurant in Pin Laung Village. After lunch continue to Loikaw and arrive in the late afternoon. Stay overnight in Loikaw.
Kayah Resort / 3 star plus

Day 2/ Loikaw – Kayan tribe villages (B,L)
Start your day with colorful local market. After that drive to Pan Pet village where you may see Kayan tribe ladies wearing brass rings around their extraordinary long necks. Enjoy a Short Trek along the villages lead by local community tour guides Visit the Kayhtobo site and Hunting Shrine, to learn about local beliefs and spiritual life.  In the afternoon, you will visit a local musician’s house, Traditional Kayah house and try traditional Kayah dress. There are also opportunities to buy local handicrafts. Drive back to Loikaw and enjoy the panoramic sunset view of Loikaw from the hill of Taungwe Zedi. Stay overnight in Loikaw.
Kayah Resort / 3 star plus

Day 3/ Loikaw – Sagar Village – Inle Lake (B,L)
This morning visit to Pohperyone teaching monastery where about 500 monks are studying. Then drive to Phekhone Town and proceed by boat through Phekhone Lake encompassed by breathtaking landscape along the Bilu Creek. On the way stop at Sagar Village and visit the 108 ‘sunken’ stupas of Sagar dated back from the 16th – 17th  centuries that are partially underwater for a few months a year. Continue to typical village to obseve into the unspoiled culture and traditional lifestyle of ethnic minority villages set against the backdrop of surrounding hills. Continue by boat to Inle lake and You will be transferred back to your hotel in the evening.
Stay overnight in Loikaw.
Kayah Resort / 3 star plus

Day 4/ Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure until check-out and ready for your departure to next destination.

Have a safe trip!

DETAILS

Package Tour Price In USD: $535.00 per person (private group of 2 persons)

Price is valid until September 2018.

  • Included:
    • Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Local English speaking guide
    • Drinking water and refreshing towels on touring days
    • Entrance fees for visits mentioned in program
    • Daily breakfast at hotels
    • 03 Lunches (excluded beverages)
  • Excluded:
    • Drinks & private expenses
    • All types of bank fee for payment
    • All international and domestic airfares
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Visa
    • Other services not mentioned in the Included

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