is situated 70 km west of Taunggyi; the
capital of Shan state and about 50 km from
Pindaya caves. Kalaw sits high on the
western edge of the Shan Plateau and was a
popular hill station in the British times.
It is still a peaceful and quiet place with
an atmosphere remnants of colonial era.
is 1320 m above sea level with a pleasantly
cool weather and is a good place for hiking
amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged
mountains scenery. There are good
accommodations in Kalaw and trekking into
the surrounding mountains to take a look at
the lifestyle of native hill tribes as Pa-O,
Pa Laung and others. Trekking around Kalaw
varies from one day to five days into the