4 DAYS KAYAH STATE
Closed for over half a century, recently opened to visitors, and finally accessible by air and road, Kayah is packed with diversity and potential for inspiring, off-the-beaten-track experiences. Kayah’s nine ethnic groups weave a colourful tapestry of beliefs, cuisines, dress and decorative arts, languages and livelihoods. Kayah’s tranquil capital, Loikaw, is usually the base for tourists. A short drive from the state capital, local villages offer many opportunities to experience local life, including a range of newly developed community-based cultural tours.
Transfer to the airport for your morning flight Loikaw, the capital of Kayah State. Upon arrival visit Thirimingalar Market, open every day from 6 AM to 5 PM, except full moon days. The market has a good variety of items local foods, vegetables, fruits and spices with wonderfu...read more
After breakfast, visit to Pha Yar Phyu by boat (approx. 1 hour). The journey is very beautiful, passing local farmers on the banks of the Belu river. In the village, you can see the White Pagoda which the village is named after. Then come back to Loikaw and experience Kayah tr...read more
After breakfast drive to Pemsong village. On arrival, you are welcomed in a local home where you will enjoy a hot drink and a simple, local snack. After this, you will head off on a short trek, of 1.5 to 2 hours, lead by local community tour guide. Along the way, your local gu...read more
PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON, VALID FROM 01.10.2019 – 30.09.2020
Supplement f or German-speaking tour guide: US$ 502 per group
Supplement for Italian- or Spanish-speaking tour guide: US$ 462 per group