Yangon - Inle lake by flight
Inle lake is one of the most beautiful places in Myanmar, located in Shan state with altitude of 3000 feet above the sea level.
UNESCO recognized it as Bio-sphere reserved of the world in Paris in 2015 to preserve the natural and cultural diversity of the lake areas.
Inle people are unique because they row the boat with legs and they cultivate fruits and vegetables in the wetland on the water.
The weather in the lake is nice for the passengers and you can experience unforgettable memories in your life time, visiting the lake in Myanmar also known as Burma.
Burmese are the happiest people in the world, an American vice president said , when he visited Burma. Even though Inle people live on the water, they are happy and satisfied with their ways of life and they believe in Buddhism firmly erecting many Buddha images and pagodas.
Day 1 Fly to Heho and transfer to Nyaunshwe by car (1 hrs). Nyaungshwe is a small town near Inle lake. However, it was the capital of Shan chief. On the way to Nyaungshwe, stop for seeing Oval monastery (former residence of Shan chief). Visit Inle lake by long tailed boat. Visit the boat workshop and blacksmith workshop. Continue to a weaving factory to see making clothes from lotus flowers. Proceed to Padaung ethnic tribe and silverware. Overnight in Inle lake.
Day 2 Visit the local market and Phaungdaw you pagoda. This is one of the famous pagodas in the lake. Proceed to Indein pagodas. You can see hundreds of pagodas in the same compound. Continue to the jumping cat monastery and vegetation on the water. Overnight in Inle lake.
Day 3 Transfer to Heho airport and fly back to Yangon. Visit Kyauktaw Gyi marble stone Buddha image and white elephants. Proceed to world peace pagoda and the cave. Continue on visit to Scott market and downtown areas of Yangon. Visit reclining Buddha and Shwedagon pag
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet the passenger at the requested place in Yangon.
End location: I will leave the passenger at the requested place in Yangon.
Duration: 3 days
The passenger can get around by a modern air-conditioned car and boat.It is safe with a trained driver and a trained boatman.
I can provide the services for the group tour with price changes. Please, contact me for a quote.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40000 Kyat - 20,000 ks for entrance fees
20,000 ks for meals.
One USD is equilvalent to 1300 ks.
I am not a driver. I will accompany you as a guide with my driver.
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We had a very nice trip to Inlay and got to see many fascinating things. Unfortunately, Htay was not overly forthcoming in commentary which left us to try to figure out what we were seeing where they built the boats and the weaving factory. We would have prefered an upfront explanation of what we were doing and seeing each day. We spent the last day touring Yangon and Htay did a much better job there. We suspect he was in his element in Yangon.