Love traveling to unexplored places?
Then, Burma (or as the government calls it Myanmar) should be on your bucket list.
Thousands of temples cover the plains of Bagan, leg-rowing fisherman sit patiently on the still water of Inle Lake and rolling rice paddies and small villages wait to be explored.
And there’s no better way to experience the beautiful countryside, meet locals, and live the Burmese lifestyle than trekking Burma.
Along with several self-guided treks in Burma, I’ve hiked a guided three-day trek from the tiny town of Kalaw to the beautiful still water of Inle Lake.
After walking over 37 miles (60 km) through rice paddies, into thatched hut villages, and up and down Burmese mountains, here’s my list of seven tips for women trekking Burma…