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How do I start?I took 4 days trekking and 2 days motorbiking tour from them.I was lucky enough to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sommo C
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3-day trek, unforgettable experience

We did a 3D/2N Trek where we stayed in homestays in Palaung/Shan villages along the way. It was... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
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This small company is run by a local family from the mountain(Palaung) ethnic minority. All the guide are from the mountain villages, well trained and well known about the region, knowledgeable and fluent in English. They speak few local languages...more
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Mine Pon Street and Aung Thapyay Street, Hsipaw, Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How do I start?I took 4 days trekking and 2 days motorbiking tour from them.I was lucky enough to have Mitch's father as my guide.He is super friendly,never got bored with the tons of questions I asked .He knows about every animal, every village, every...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We did a 3D/2N Trek where we stayed in homestays in Palaung/Shan villages along the way. It was great. The first night’s stay was better than the second, with a warm and adorable family, and the food was phenomenal and abundant. The second night wasn’t...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Where do we start?? Everything about this trek was great. Kham our guide was a perfect mix of informative and fun, keeping us motivated and involved the whole time and teaching us so much about the lives of local people and also the current political...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We did the 2 days-one night trek in the Shan and Palaung countryside and mountains. It was a very good way of visiting and seeing Myanmar differently than following the main streams (bus plus visits of very touristic places), crossing people from the mountain we...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

We did a two days one night trekking with one of the best guide, Nepai. He is friendly and funny. Thanks for the good time, buddy! Firefly have efficient service in which we can get a prompt reply regarding all the inquiries for the trekking...More

Thank joeyting
Reviewed March 23, 2018

My husband and I did a three-day, two-night trek with Ko Aung San and two other guests, and loved it. Beautiful, diverse scenery from open, rolling hills to mountain ridges and valleys, farmland to rainforest and small rural villages. We went in late December, and...More

Thank 李 云
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Offering a range of services from travel bookings to trekking this is a great outlet. Family owned and friendly they're understanding and can't help enough. Can't recommend enough

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

This trek has rightfully earned it's place among the greatest treks I've ever attended. Our guide, a splendid young man named Mine, brought us safely through rugged terrain and winding trails with an easy appreciation for the land and careful attention to our well-being. Intelligent,...More

Thank Sean I
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful trekking tour thanks to my fantastic guide Kham! He speaks very well English, is knowledgable, friendly, helpful and attentive and he will be happy to answer any questions about local customs you might have. As a photoghrapher I was after some...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

After much research into treks/trekking guides in Hsipaw, we decided to book a 2day/1 night trek with Firefly. The day before our trek, Mitch's father plus Aung San (our guide) came to visit us at our hotel and explained the trek, what we needed to...More

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