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Kalaw is a town in Myanmar located in southern Shan State. It is well known trekking destination offering walks throughout the region, including to the famous Inle Lake.

During the colonial period, Kalaw was a British hill station. Relics of this era still exist within the township with colonial style buildings and the British built rail network.

How to get there?


From Yangon:


The closest airport is Heho. There are regular flights to Heho from Yangon and other major domestic destinations.

From Heho to Kalaw it is 45 minute – 1 hour car journey. Numerous taxis are located at the airport and charge approximately 30,000 kyat for the transfer.


Numerous bus companies travel to Kalaw, including the VIP services of JJ and Elite.

If you are wanting to take the overnight bus, you can book tickets online here.


It is possible to take the train from Yangon to Kalaw, however the journey will take around two days.

From other locations

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Where to Stay in Kalaw ?

Kalaw offers plenty of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from backpacker dormitory rooms to private lodge style bungalows.

Accommodation is NOT included in your registration fee. We recommend to book your hotel early as we expect the event to sell out.

A few options for your stay in Kalaw include the following:

Kalaw Heritage Hotel  ( Start / End point )

Experience the old-world charm of Kalaw, at this modern hotel. You’re in for an unforgettable experience at the stylish The Kalaw Heritage Hotel, with a superb location that puts you in the city’s prized cultural attractions, and its heritage sites.

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Green Haven Hotel

10% discount for runners

Located on the road to the famous Shwe Oo Min Pagoda and Hni Paya. Green Haven Hotel offers comfortable rooms, delicious breakfast and experienced staff. Book direct and mention you are a runner to receive a 10% discount on your room rate.



Morning Glory Inn

Quality bungalow accommodation offering a relaxing stay in a rural and quiet environment.

Book directly at :

Phone no. 081 50847/ 09 960 971 666/ 09 459 937 819


Kalaw Hill Lodge

10% discount for runners (one night stay)

15% discount for runners (more than one night stay)

The Hotel – Kalaw Hill, heritage keeping, nature & culture preservation, villas & lodge constructed in harmony with environment.

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What to do in Kalaw

A Little at Kalaw

Bookings required – Get in quick to secure an after run massage at Kalaw’s best Day Spa. You can always have a massage the day before if you missed a spot! Phone:  08150683 or 09973548773

Panchakarma Spa (Kalaw Hill Lodge) 

10% Discount for Runners

Escape every day life to over looking Pristine Pine Forest from our beyond imagination villas where you can also retreat, relax your body, mind & soul at our Wellness Spa. Bookings essential.

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Contact Phone : 09456904715 , 081-50866 ,081-50687