Inle Lake Tour

Duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Destinations Covered

Yangon - Inle - Yangon

What's Special About

Inle Lake is Myanmar's second largest lake. With an estimated surface area of 44.9 square miles (116 km2), and one of the highest at an elevation of 2,900 feet (880 m), Inle Lake boasts of its cool climate and beautiful landscape. Its abundance of fish and the fertile lands around have been feeding 70,000 locals living in the Inle Lake for hundreds of years already. Most of these people still live a simple and traditional way of life with trade and craftsmanship playing an important role in their lives. And that is exactly what most tourists, apart from the beautiful scenery itself, come to Inle Lake for.

Day1 : Arrival at Inle Lake

Transfer from Heho airport to your resort in Inle Lake/Nyaung Shwe. (without guide) Dinner at Resort.


Day2 : Full Day Excursion at Inle Lake

Starting your trip in the Lake with 5th Day Market in or around the lake to observe the locals and several minority groups wearing traditional costumes trading farm produce such as vegetables, fruits, dried tea leaves while passing by the floating gardens and floating villages. (The date of this special market is set by the local people and the location changes every 5 days.) Then visit infamous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda which houses small 5 images of Buddha completely glided in gold. Find out more about how Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is important to the locals from your guide. Then visit Ywama village and observe traditional handicraft workshops of Inle Lake such as the lotus weaving house (originated in Inle Lake) Lunch at a local restaurant and continue the journey with cheroots making house and blacksmith after lunch. Back to hotel and you will be amazed by the lake's unique leg rowers the Intha people who row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. Return to your resort and dinner at resort.


Day3 : Half Day Indein Tour

Depart from your Inle Lake hotel by boat and head towards the Indein Pagoda Complex located on the western bank of the lake. Built from 17th to 18th century, there are nearly 1000 stupas and pagodas in the area - some overgrown with bushes. Return to your hotel after the trip and enjoy the beautiful scenery as well as local life along the way. Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Nyaung Shwe for the flight back to Yangon. If time permits depending on the flight time, shopping at Nyung Shwe Market for souvenirs.


RemarkTwin Sharing Minimum 2 pax




Promotional Package Price
Rate Per Person (Valid Until September 30, 2014)
With Inle View Point (Luxury Botique Hotel)
USD 325
With Paramount Inle Resort (3 Star Floating Hotel)
USD 285


Inclusion

  • 2 Night Accommodation at Mentioned Hotel/ Resort
  • Mentioned Set Lunch and Dinner
  • English Stationed Tour Guide
  • Transfer betweeen Heho and Nyaung Shwe with air conditioned saloon car
  • Boat Transfer to Floating Resort/Hotel
  •  Inle and Indein Sightseeing by motor boat
  •  A bottle of mineral water and freshing towel for each person per day