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Thahara Pindaya

Pindaya, Shan State

Thahara Pindaya is a 5-bedroom property that has been built in the style of a Shan farmhouse, but with a contemporary and clean design. It is the ideal option for those looking to get off the beaten track and enjoy the peace and quiet of rural Burma.

At a Glance

  • A small guesthouse style property

  • Just five rooms give the property a warm atmosphere

  • Rooms are quite snug but very tasteful

  • Enjoy the surrounding countryside by bicycle or on foot

  • An eco-friendly property as it is completely solar-powered

Adventure, Culture, Couples

Insider's View

Request a room upstairs for the best views!

Clare Monro

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Thahara Pindaya or take a look at our itineraries to Rural Burma


Shan State is lush and green, with beautiful farmland and hills. Thahara Pindaya affords stunning views of the countryside, and is set on a small farm. There are just five bedrooms spread over two floors, each one measuring just 26 square meters. Bedrooms are furnished with either twin or double beds, and each has its own en suite bathroom with a shower. There are three rooms upstairs which have balconies overlooking the surrounding land.

There is a warm welcome at Thahara Pindaya from the host, Aye Aye, who is from the local area. Simple but delicious meals are served in the dining room where there are also board games and jigsaws for those just looking to relax. Otherwise, guests can explore the local area on foot or by bicycle.


Children are welcome at Thahara but there are no specific facilities for them.


Meals are served in the dining room overlooking the farm. Thahara can also organize picnics in the surrounding area. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in the rooms.


In the surrounding area, guests can enjoy sightseeing to see the Buddhist caves of Shwe Oo Min, cycling, trekking, visiting the cottage industries in the villages, or enjoy a cooking lesson during which you will visit the local market.

Location & Directions

Pindaya, Shan State

Thahara is located in the hills of Shan State, close to the small town of Pindaya. Shan State is towards the northeast of the country.

When to go

The best time to visit Burma is during the dry season from November to April. At this time the warm and sunny days are ideal for sightseeing throughout the country. The temperatures start to rise in March and May to September is best avoided as this is the rainy season when sightseeing can become difficult.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Thahara Pindaya or take a look at our itineraries to Rural Burma

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