Kalaw is a former British colonial hill station on the western edge of Shan Plateau with its laid-back atmosphere, cool climate and impressive countryside views. The town itself has plenty to offer including local market, restored colonial mansions, and Kalaw also serves as a good starting point for interesting one to five day treks and hikes to the surrounding hill villages of tribal people such as Palaung, Pa-O, Taungyo and Danu tribes.

Kalaw Market

Kalaw Market: A good place for watching hill tribe people and the other varied inhabitants of Kalaw - Nepali, Indians, Gurkhas, Bamar and Shan. It also features a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Nee Paya

Nee Paya: This temple is home to a 500-year-old, gold-lacquered bamboo Buddha