Pyin Oo Lwin

Dat Taw Gyaint Waterfall


Pro tip: Head to the viewing platform for the best view. Walk around and explore the area, there’s much to see. There are various trekking trails here which vary in difficulty.


The waterfall is situated between Mandalay and Pyin Oo Lwin. The best ways to reach this waterfall is by road or train. You can take the train from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin. The journey takes about 4 hours. Trains are also available daily from Lashio, Hsipaw and Kyaukme. Travel by bus on a 2-hour journey from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin. You can also take a private taxi.

You will fall in love with the Dat Taw Gyaint Waterfall. We’re sure. The mesmerising clear blue water and unpolluted fresh air provide the perfect spot for you to fully enjoy a waterfall experience in Myanmar. This paradise has received the attention of tourists from all over the world and is visited by thousands of people each year, including the locals.

The lush greenery around the waterfall makes the area shady and cooling, and several animal species that reside here add to the magic of this waterfall. You will want to come back here for the amazing experience again!


The waterfall will look the most gorgeous if you visit it during the monsoon season from May to October. The waterfall will be overflowing with water during this time.