KALAW COLONIAL TOWN WITH HIKING/TREKKING

The town used to be a retreat area in British colonial time due to the cold weather at 1300 meter above sea level. It is still a cool and cozy place with many pine trees. You can see various tribes especially on the market day of Kalaw. The town is now famous as a trekking site for day- or overnight trips to the many tribes and villages around Kalaw with Palaung, Pa-O, Danu and Taung Yoe tribes.





PINDAYA CAVES, HIKING TO YASAGYI MONASTERY

Pindaya cave is about 150 meters deep and 8000 Buddha Images are enshrined in it. There are several stalactites and stalagmites in the cave. Most Buddha images date back to the 17th and 18th Century. Various hand postures (Mudra) of Buddha images can be studied in the cave. Shan Paper and traditional umbrella making workshops are also situated in Pindaya area. Driving to Pindaya town from Aungban is very colorful with various vegetables grown especially between November and January.







AUNGBAN TRADING TOWN

The town is situated on the highway from Taunggyi to Yangon. As the area produces many kinds of vegetables and fruits, all the farmers come and sell their goods in this town. Aside from market activity, there is not much to see.