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Sam's Family Restaurant - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Asian, Burmese

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the trek 3 days / 2 nights from Kalaw to Inle Lake. Our guide was a very nice girl who knew many things! We did the trek during the rainy season. The landscape was beautiful and super green. The food was excellent !...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SinedTraveler
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

We booked the 3 days 2 night trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake, we were a group of three backpackers and we had the best guide ever. Nang Ei was awesome, she is very friendly, speaks very good English and answered our many questions about...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 598birmanie
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

The 3 days trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake with this agency was just amazing. We had the most lovely guide, Nang Ei, she took care of us during these 3 days, she took time to explain us everything we wanted to know about Myanmar's...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank 960camcam
Reviewed October 6, 2018

My friends and I have just finished a two days trekking with Mi Mi and Au Au (not sure about the spell, but anyway..). We absolutely loved our guide, the panorama, the place where we slept, the amazing and never ending food, the trip on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Viola V
Reviewed June 11, 2018

I chose Uncle Sam trekking service because of my friend's recommended. The price per person for one day trek is 10000MMK(reasonable) including lunch. Their lunch will not interest for you but you can request traditional food. I had as guided 2 girls (Hnin and ......More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank barani m
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We chose this agency because it was recommended from lonely planet, even if the reviews at trip advisor where mediocre. I presume the trek is more or less the same via all the agencies, but the differences between them are the price (30usd per person...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

I will start with the fact that we are in our mid 50s... so not the typical trekkers... we took a private guide (wi wi) which was only slight more expensive than taking part of a group. the Trek itself was fantastic. you experience Myanmar,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank Adjue
Reviewed August 8, 2017

When looking to do a trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake, we read mixed reviews about Sam's but once we checked out a few other sites, this was where we choose. The trek was definitely a highlight of our trip and we cannot speak highly...More

Date of visit: July 2017
4  Thank Christine2027
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

They offer with a good price and group trekking. But the owner Uncle Sam only get the profit and the guides don't get the full guide fees. They just hire some guides from the villagefor the business and they do not have lincise. And they...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Yar Z
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This was the second time my husband and I used sams trekking in Kalaw. The first time we trekked 3 days 2 nights to Inle Lake (5 years ago!) and it was a wonderful experience, the absolute highlight of our trip. The second time was...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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