Pa-O region, part of the Southern Shan State is rich in tourist attractions. There are legacies of ancient cultures, places for rest and relaxation, well preserved forests and mountains with natural beauty suitable for eco-tourism. Three diverse ethnic groups the Shans, Pa-Os and the Inthas can also be found here, each with their own distinct cultures. Consequently the region has every opportunity for Community Involved Tourism (CIT) activities, increase incomes from the tourism industry and bring benefits to the local population.
Trekking and Hiking
Trekking starting point at the eastern shore of Inle lake ThaLeOo
1. Starting point is at MineTauk bridge at about 8:30 AM,
Day -1. Starting point is at MaGyiKone boat jetty.
1. Start at MaGyiKone boat jetty, along the way to
Day 1. Starting point is at MineTauk bridge at about 8:30 AM.
The Pa-O people decended from the Tibet region of China. They came along the Makaung, Sawlawan and Irrawaddy rivers and reached to Tahton in the 9th century.Reade More
The Pa-O have their own literature and language dating back to the 9th century. It is taught in the monasteries and in government schools.Reade More
The livelihood of the Pa-O people is based on agriculture. They grow tea leave, coffee, cheroot, mountain rice, paddy rice, wheat, potato, etc.Reade More
Every festival in the region is related to religion. The most famous festivals are usually celebrated in summer after people are free from their occupations in agriculture.Reade More
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