Kyaukme Day Trek

Kyaukme day tour offers easy hiking to Shan and Palaung villages starting from Kyaukme with 30 minutes motorcycle or Tuktuk transfer to Nar Byein Village, a nice way of experiencing local form of transportation.


  • Explore Shan and Palaung villages
  • Scenery of small rolling hills and tea plantations
  • Hiking in Shan State

Service: Day tour
Duration: 9 hours
Operated: Daily

kyaukme trekking

From here we start hiking into more rural village areas passing some paddy and corn fields and encounter Local Shan villagers. We also pay visit to a Palaung silver belt village enjoying scenery of small rolling hills and tea plantations and have a lunch break at a local house. After lunch we pass through some forest areas and hike back to Nar Byien for transfer back to Kyaukme.

This is an easy hiking day and suited for almost all fitness levels and for people that want to experience more rural life of Shan state but do not want to stay overnight in simple conditions. Hiking route is planned so that most of travelers can do it without any problems.

After hiking it is possible to visit Kyaukme cottage industry workshops making bamboo hats and bamboo paper or see the making process of local moonshine distilled from palm wine.

Optional early bird activity: Visiting Kyaukme night/morning market operating from 2:am to 6:am. Market is mostly about selling fresh vegetables that are sent on wards to Lashio and other towns for their morning markets.

Meals: Lunch at a local village house

Hiking time: Approx. 4-6 hours depending on the walking pace.

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  •  Local English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation Kyaukme/Nar Byien/Kyaukme
  • Home cooked lunch at Palaung village
  •  Small tour of Kyaukme
  • One bottle of mineral water

Not included:

  •  Transportation to and from Kyaukme
  •  Overnight stays in Kyaukme
  •  Tips for tour guide




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