The Burmese as well foreigners looking for luck or fortune leave their gilted bronze and alabaster Buddha images at Pindaya Caves.
The market at town Kalaw is worth a visit. The most interesting are faces of people and various local delicacies.
You will find more romantic old monasteries in Shan state, but Shwe Yan Pyay has its charm. The monastery built in the late 18th century is conveniently located, only 3 km from Nyaungshwe downtown.
An afternoon training in a racing boat before October Hpaung Daw U Festival.