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$6.89 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sunset on Inle Lake Private Cruise

After collection from your lakefront hotel at 4:00pm, (or nearest jetty point for non-lakefront hotels), your will board your private traditional motor-powered vessel and meander around this freshwater marvel. Fringed by marshes and famous for its floating villages and gardens, here you will have the opportunity to view unique stilt houses, and perhaps spot local Intha people as they steer their fishing vessels home for the evening using their legs. A relaxing way to watch the idyllic Myanmar sunset from Lake Inle overshadowed by the majestic Shan Mountains. As the sunsets and peace descends you can reflect on your amazing journey through Myanmar - don’t forget your camera!

$50 Tours & Sightseeing

Enjoyable Bike Ride around Nyaung Shwe Country-side

At 9:00 am, our guide will come and wait for you at the hotel lobby. We will take each bike and head out into the country-side, Nyaung Shwe. Go explore to Nyaung Shwe Market. It is very interesting spot for tourists and offers the usual mix of fruit and vegetables, household goods and so on. Then continue riding to Shwe Yan Pyay ancient monastery. This is the most photo spot monastery of town. The unique oval windows in the ancient ordination hall create the perfect frame and we can get good pictures of novices. Then, we proceed cycling towards Maing Thauk, a charming village on the east side of the lake. We can see the houses on stilts and the floating gardens. In the late afternoon, proceed riding to visit Red Mountain Winery which is known as the German’s winery. Sign up for wine tasting there and enjoy the beautiful sunset with the background of Inle Lake. After all, we will ride back to the hotel and the rest of the time will be leisure.

$50 Private & Custom Tours

Inle Lake Private Day Tour with Transfer from Nyaungshwe

Our guide and driver will pick you up from Heho Airport or your hotel in Inle and drive to Nyang shwe, the gateway village to the Inle Lake. Along the way, stop at the Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery which features carvings and a collection of Buddha images. Observe the local Intha people who row by the one-legged in lake and see their floating garden. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda which enshrines five Buddha images covered in gold leaf and the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery which famous for its jumping cats trained by monks. Pass the endless floating gardens, houses, monasteries built on stilts on the lake and some villages to enjoy life on the lake. Enjoy your lunch at local restaurants. After sightseeing, transfer you back to hotel.

$28 Private & Custom Tours

Farming around Inle Lake (Half day Guided private tour)

HighlightsEncounter with the farmers of the lakeEasy walk among beautiful panoramasPrivate guideDiscover another face of the lake: the life on the shore Your guide will arrive to your hotel on the Inle lake or Nyaung Shwe jetty if you are staying in Nyaung Shwe around 08.00 am to experience farming activity for the half day.This morning begins with an excursion to experience the traditional agricultural methods of the Inle Lake area. Take a scenic walk through Thalae U, a typical lakeshore village, to enjoy the scenery and observe the traditional ways of life here.Continue to Alae Myaung village, where the residents rely upon the fertile soil to grow an abundance of vegetables which are then later sold and distributed throughout the Shan State. With the lake to the east and the hills to the west, the setting is one of the most picturesque in all of Myanmar.Join farmers in the fields to pick vegetables and learn more about the day-to-day activities of these communities.Afterwards in the afternoon around 01.00 pm return to the lake shore where your boat is waiting to your hotel or Nyaung Shwe jetty by ending the tour

$420.50 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Take to the Skies in Inle

The Tour: Ballooning over InleBe ready to enjoy the vast expanse and beauty in this ‘must do’ when in Inle. Our adventure starts early, around 5 am, but it will be really worthy after you experience the breathtaking vista from a different perspective. A transfer will pick you up and carry you to the departure site, security is important, you will be brief about security when flying. Approximately 45 minutes of ride of your ‘flight of a lifetime’. Unfortunately, the ride will come back to earth, but as you eventually drift gently back down you will be greeted by a dedicated crew, who will help you celebrate your trip in true aeronautical fashion… with a glass of chilled sparkling wine, whilst you enjoy breakfast. You will then be taken back to your hotel to continue with your day, or alternatively enjoy more sleep!

$35.63 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Inle Lake Full-Day Cruise with Floating Market and Lunch

The Tour: Inle By BoatInle Lake is one of the most magical places in Myanmar, with hundreds of years of history behind it. At 9am you will be met at your hotel on the lake by our guide in a local boat to begin your day of adventure. Amongst the sights you will visit are the 5-day floating market:  so-called as it migrates from one rustic lakeside village to another on a five-day rota system, which market takes place which day is more than a little complicated, since market days don’t correspond to days of the week or even particular dates, but your trusty guide will check this for you. Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda: A notable Buddhist Pagoda on the lake as it houses five small gilded images of Buddha, which have been covered in gold leaf to the point that their original forms cannot be seen. Nga Hpe Kyaung monastery or ‘Jumping Cat Monastery’: Situated on the West side of the lake it was named due to its jumping cats, trained to leap through hoops during the slow hours between scripture recitals, although few of these remain, it is famous for its collection of ancient buddha images. You will also have the opportunity to visit local workshops such as silversmiths, silk weavers, and cigar makers and see how product takes place on the lake. Most impressively you will witness the local way of life of the Inthar people, who live here. You can watch local fisherman, rowing one legged, visit the floating gardens, and pass by villages made entirely on the lake. For lunch, you will stop at a local restaurant to enjoy some of the days local catches from the lake, before continuing your exploration in the afternoon. You will be dropped off at your hotel as the sun begins to set at around 5pm.