16 days in Shan State Itinerary

16 days in Shan State Itinerary

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Hsipaw
— 2 nights
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Lashio
— 1 night
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Kalaw
— 4 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 5 nights
5
Kengtung
— 1 night

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Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see Ko Pee Travel & Trekking Tours - Hsipaw, paddle through the water with Hsipaw Trekking Myanmar, and then stop by Mr Book. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hsipaw trip itinerary planner.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Hsipaw is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Hsipaw is 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lashio.

Things to do in Hsipaw

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking ©
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking
Hsipaw Trekking Myanmar ©
Hsipaw Trekking Myanmar
Ko Pee Travel & Trekking Tours - Hsipaw ©
Ko Pee Travel & Trekking Tours - Hsipaw

1
night
Lashio

Lashio ©
Lashio is the largest town in northern Shan State, Myanmar, about 200km north-east of Mandalay. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Myanmar Adventure Outfitters.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lashio day trip tool.

You can drive from Hsipaw to Lashio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kalaw.

Things to do in Lashio

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Myanmar Adventure Outfitters ©
Myanmar Adventure Outfitters

4
nights
Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Take a break from the city and head to Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp- Day Tours and Wednesday Trekking Information. Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Kalaw: Pindaya (Aung Umbrella, Pindaya Caves, &more). The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ The King Church, make a trip to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

Discover how to plan a Kalaw trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lashio to Kalaw in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Walking tours
Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves
Climbing Tours

5
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Get in touch with nature at Inle Horse Club Nyaung Shwe and Htat Eian Cave Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Grasshopper Adventures and Ko Than Hlaing. Explore Nyaungshwe's surroundings by going to Taunggyi (Indein Village, Floating Gardens, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Inle Lake, do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nyaungshwe travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kalaw to Nyaungshwe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kengtung.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Inle Horse Club Nyaung Shwe ©
Inle Horse Club Nyaung Shwe
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery ©
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery

1
night
Kengtung

Kengtung
Kengtung is a town in Shan State, Burma. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Hill Tribe Village, don't miss a visit to Kengtung Market, and then make a trip to Water Buffalo Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kengtung day trip app.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Kengtung by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.