A3, Boat Trip - 5hrs round trip

Take a 1 hour longtail boat trip upstream with forest and fruit tree plantations along the banks followed by a 45 minute walk uphill through pineapple, papaya and orange orchards to visit a 150 year old Shan monastery sitting by itself in the forest. On the return journey, by boat, it is possible to swim in the river and also visit a typical Shan village, with charming gardens. Also visit a station on the narrow gauge railway from Mandalay to Lashio.