Discover the natural beauty and unique culture of native tribes at Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s untouched treasures. This vast picturesque lake, 900 meters above sea level, is 22 kilometers long and 10 kilometers in width and has a population of approximately 150,000, many of whom live on the floating islands. Nestled in the hills of Shan State, Inle is home to tiny stilt villages, lovely pagodas and exotic floating gardens and markets.
The calm waters are dotted with patches of floating vegetation, busy fishing canoes and the native lake dwellers – the Inthas who are renowned for their leg rowing.
Travel to Inle Lake by domestic flight is approximately one hour & 10 mins will take you to Heho, the gateway to the Inle Lake region. Upon arrival, you travel to Nyaung Shwe on the northern tip of Inle Lake En route the guests can visit Shwe Yan Pyay Pagoda and traditional Shan parasols.
Top Sights in Inle Lake
Traditional Shan Paper
The Shan region was historically close to the birthplace of traditional paper-making and produces famous, decorative hand-made paper. Stop at a local family-run workshop to observe paper making for the production of traditional Shan parasols.