Kalaw is Located on the western edge of the Shan Plateau former British hill station, Kalaw town offers cool temperatures and plenty of trekking opportunities with an elevation 1,300 meters as a high altitude complete with evergreen forest, broadleaf forest as well as secondary pine forest and holiday resort with colonial architecture.
Kalaw can easily be reached by train and car.Plane trip from main land. Just a few minute drive from Heho Airport. It is very popular for the most attractive location in the country with impressive landscapes and charming people. There are many significant attraction sites in Kalaw with beautiful views of the Shan hills surrounding Kalaw as well as different hill tribe villages.
Kalaw lies in the flat valley among the mountain range and surrounded by green forest hills fully with temperate climate and colorful mountains. The dwellers grow a variety of crops all year round that makes a sight for sore eyes.
Another fascinating is the organic farming of the region. Various kinds of clean and green fruits and vegetables are distributed the whole country.The popular Crops are Orange. Sunkist fruit, Avocado Fruit, various vegetables and Tea Leaves plantation too.
Horse riding, nature and wildlife tour to your satisfaction provides at the paradise Kalaw.Mountain Biking in Kalaw is well known for its cool climate and magnificent landscape. Moreover, Kalaw is included the best bird watching areas in Myanmar.Yae AyekanDam and the trail to famous View Point is a heaven for birds. The available species of birds are Crested Serpent Eagle, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Himalayan Buzzard, Long-legged Buzzard, Black-tailed Crake, Oriental Turtle Dove, Yellow-footed Green Pigeon, Pin-tailed Green Pigeon, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Himalayan Swiftlet, Red-headed Trogon, Blue-bearded Bee-eater, Speckled Piculet, Greater Flameback, Silver-breasted Broadbill, Long-tailed Broadbill, Blyth’s Shrike Babbler, Green Shrike Babbler, White-bellied Erpornis, Indochinese Cuckooshrike, Scarlet Minivet, Short-billed Minivet, Slender-billed Oriole, Black-hooded Oriole, maroon Oriole, White-throated Fantail, Eurasian jay, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Grey-backed Shrike, Black-throated Sunbird, Streaked Spiderhunter, Blue-winged Leafbird, Golden-fronted Leafbird, Orange-bellied Leafbird, Black-headed Greenfinch, Crested Bunting, Chestnut Bunting, Hume’s Treecreeper, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Black-collared Starling, Asian Pied Starling, Chestnut-tailed Starling, Orange-headed Thrush, Black-breasted Thrush, Grey Wagtail, White-capped Water Redstart, Daurian Redstart, Blue Rock Thrush, Spotted Forktail, Vivid Niltava, Pale Blue Flycatcher, Hill Blue Flycatcher, Verditer Flycatcher, White-gorgeted Flycatcher, Little Pied Flycatcher, Ultramarine Flycatcher, Taiga Flycatcher, Japanese Tit, Yellow-cheeked Tit, Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher, Crested Finchbill, Flavescent Bulbul, Brown-breasted Bulbul, Sooty-headed Bulbul, Puff-throated Bulbul, Ashy Bulbul, Mountain Bulbul, Himalayan Black Bulbul, Red-rumped Swallow, Slaty-bellied Tesia, Bianchi’s Warbler, White-tailed Leaf Warbler, Asian Stubtail, Black-throated Tit, Marten’s Warbler, Grey-crowned Warbler, Davison’s Warbler, Hume’s Warbler, Spot-breasted Parrotbill, Chestnut-flanked White-eye, Oriental White-eye, Japanese White-eye, Burmese Yuhina, Grey-cheeked Fulvetta, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Black-throated Laughingthrush, White-browed Laughingthrush, Silver-eared Mesia, Dark-backed Sibia, Spectacled Barwing, Spoted Bush Warbler, Striated Grassbird and Hill Prinia.
This tour through 6 top birding sites in Myanmar with unique cultural heritage. Birding at secondary forest, broad leaves forest, deciduous forest, wetland, alpine forest, oak forest, bamboo forest, rhododendron forest, pine forest, evergreen forest, meadow and tall grass land for over 200 bird species with amazing landscape.