BIF Supported Tourism Products

Nyaung Shwe / Inle

 

Inn Nan Taw: Inle Horse Club Nyaung Shwe

Reviving horseback riding in Nyaung Shwe; a new, environmentally friendly and fun addition for visitors in the Inle Lake region. Inle Horse Club works with local horse owners and uses horses from local village households to meet demand and support the community.

Location: Nyaung Shwe | Facebook & Contact details | Email

 

Inthar Heritage House: A Little Loom

Learn all about traditional Inle silk weaving technique called Inle Zin Meh, which uses natural local dyes as well as environmentally friendly chemical dyes. This business teaches women from the community these traditional techniques, providing new livelihood opportunities and keeping the region's unique textile heritage alive.

Location: Nyaung Shwe | Website & Contact details | Facebook | Email

 

Little Inle Travels & Tours: Farmer’s Hut Lunch

This lunch experience in a typical Inthar farmer's hut offers visitors an opportunity to taste authentic Shan food while taking in the beautiful scenery of Inle Lake's floating gardens.

Location: Inle | Facebook & Contact details | Email

 

 

Kalaw / Aung Ban / Pindaya

 

May Thu Thu Kyaw: Linger Longer on the Organic Farm

This agro-tourism product in Thar Mai Kan Village, Aung Ban offers a range of activities to visitors, including cooking classes, a restaurant, a farming experience and an organic farm shop selling fresh and dry vegetables, hair and skin care products and handicrafts.

Location: Aung Ban, Shan State | Facebook | Email

 

Myanmar Hill Lodges Travel & Tours: Sin Taung Community Home

Located in Sin Taung, with scenic surroundings and beautiful mountains, this Community Based Tourism initiative allows visitors the opportunity to stay in community managed accommodation and enjoy a wide range of activities in the local village.

Location: Kalaw, Southern Shan State | Website & Contact details | Email 

 

The Giving World: Sprouting Seeds Café

This popular organic cafe in Kalaw offers vegan & vegetarian cooking classes Myanmar style, as well as a range of zero-waste and natural green products and handicrafts. Visitors can enjoy delicious homemade food whilst relaxing in the surrounding organic gardens. The cafe also hosts beginner and advanced yoga classes.

Location: Kalaw, Shan State | Website & Contact details | Email

 

Other regions

 

All Asia Exclusive Travel: Tamarind Lake Village Homes

A fantastic opportunity to stay at community-owned accommodation in Ma Gyi Kan village, located at Salay City beside the Ayeyarwaddy River. Activities include visits to Salay attractions and nearby villages and farms by bicycle or bullock cart. Visitors will have a chance to taste home cooked meals and participate in local cooking classes.

Location: Salay, Magway | Email

 

Green Season Travel: Village Life Along the Old Dhammazedi Road

This product offers visitors to Yangon something that they would otherwise miss! Experience a brilliant bike tour on a part of the old Dhammazedi Road (used by former Bago kings to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda) and the opportunity to engage with friendly local people living a traditional lifestyle along the way.

Location: Bago | Website & Contact details | Email

 

Lin & Maung: Lin's Family Experience

Learn about local cuisine with this fantastic cooking class and village experience. Immerse yourself in the many activities at Thone Ze Pay village, coupled with sightseeing along the Irrawaddy river near Mingun.

Location: Mandalay | Website & Contact details | Email

 

 

May Thu Thu Kyaw: Linger Longer on the Organic Farm

This agro-tourism product in Thar Mai Kan Village, Aung Ban offers a range of activities to visitors, including cooking classes, a restaurant, a farming experience and an organic farm shop selling fresh and dry vegetables, hair and skin care products and handicrafts.

Location: Aung Ban, Shan State | Facebook | Email

 

Myanma Pearl Travels & Tours: Travel for Active Women

This package is designed for active female travelers who love adventure and nature. The pilot package (5 days, 4 nights) includes: a trip to Hpa An, Kyitehtiyo and Wingabaw Elephant Camp; kayaking and biking; and hiking to Kyitehtiyo Pagoda, stopping at newly built bamboo rest camps along the way.

Location: Mon, Kayin | Website | Email

 

The Backyard Travel & Tours: Taisun CBT/ Chin Heritage Village 

Activities available through this community tourism initiative include village walks and treks, visiting the Chin Chief museum and grave of Bo Con Bik, as well as traditional memorial stones. Enjoy a picnic at the Manipur River, including a traditional dance with bonfire and khaung-yee (beer), spend a night at the locally owned villa in Taisun village.

Location: Taisun Village, Falam, Northern Chin State | Website | Contact details

 

Yangon Odyssey: Myanmar Paradise Beach Bungalows

Exotic bungalows constructed using locally sourced bamboo and by local people, only a two hour drive away from Dawei. Visitors can enjoy a stay at one of the simple and cozy beach-front bungalows on a private beach with stunning sunset views.

Location: Zat Sar Aw Beach, Dawei peninsula | Website & Contact details | Email

 

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