Depart Nyaung Shwe town, we will take a 6-hours boat trip to a small town named as Pekon located at the far south of Inle Lake. Along the way, we will stop to visit villages in Sagar area. Take a visit to 108 stupas from the 16-17th centuries and ancient monastery, panoramic views and friendly local people. Then have your lunch at a local restaurant near village. After lunch, we continue our journey to Pekon. Admire the picturesque scenery of the Shan mountains and valleys flanking the tranquil waters on boat side of this lake. It would be a memorial experience for you to explore unspoiled villages and beautiful nature, this is the ‘real’ Inle Lake that few tourists rarely get to see. On arrival Pekon pier, our driver will pick up then transfer you to Loikaw, the capital of Kayah State. It takes one and half hour to drive from Pekon to Loikaw.
Check in guest house in Loikaw and take a short break. Then we will visit the Kayan museum to have a better understanding about custom of Kayan people. In the late afternoon, we will climb up Thiri Mingalar Taung Kwe Zedi, a famous religious landmark which built on a hillock overlooking the vast expanse of the environs. You can watch desolately at the pilgrims and enjoy the marvelous landscape, panoramic view of Loikaw and its surroundings at sunset time.
Overnight in Loikaw hotel.