Kalaw Attractions

Kataw Attractions

The majority of people make their way to Kalaw to get to Inle Lake. A short walk and nearby attractions. Situated west of Inle Lake, Kalaw combines the influences of Indian and Nepalese culture. The climate in Kalaw is much more pleasant than the baking heat of the dry zone, although it can get quite cool in winter at night and early in the morning. Pagoda Thein Taung Monastery, Kalaw picture:

Guide to Kalaw: Attraction & Accommodation

The Kalaw is an ideal place to start planning walks to Inle Lake and the surrounding area: from market places to caverns, find out what else to see and do in our Kalaw Travel Guide. Arriving in Kalaw before dusk, the cool, even cool breeze indicates the warmer view of a colder city.

The city was established by the British for this very reason and lies at an elevation of 1320 metres. Nevertheless, Kalaw still reached our top destination in Myanmar. High up on the west side of the Shan State plateaus, Kalaw was indeed in fact in cold Burmese days the burning temperatures of the Burmese lowlands made the British climb the mountains.

The impact of this is reflected in the number of places to eat in India and Nepal, and the number of places to eat in the city. It stretches over a series of mounds crowned by several secluded temples with scenic outlooks. Besides the variety of dishes (Shan pasta is the locals speciality), the inner roads consist mainly of department store, pensions, trekking agents and marketplaces.

Relaxed and modest, scenic and scenic, it is an environment and environment that makes Kalaw a delight not only as a stopover on the Inle Lake highway, but also as an independent goal. Just like any real country city, the market square is the core of the city.

There is also a regular Kalaw fair every 5 nights where local farmers come from the nearby towns to buy their products. The Nee Paya is a hilltop sanctuary high in the mountains, on the edge of Kalaw, with a 500 year old golden painted Buddha blend. A 30-minute stroll from the city center takes you past pinewoods and pinewoods.

The Dhamma Yon is a two-storey sanctuary high up on a hillside with the best view of the city. Estimated bus departures between Yangon and Kalaw are: Have you enjoyed the Kalaw Travel Guide? Attraction & Accommodation?! Have you been touring Kalaw?

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