From Nyaung Shwe: Full Day Boat Trip on Inle Lake

Day Trips & Excursions in Nyaungshwe

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Take your life time memory by visiting Inle Lake, natural and unpolluted, it is famous for its scenic beauty and the unique leg-rowing of the Inthas, the native lake dwellers. This infinite picturesque lake, 900metres above sea-level, 20 km long and 10km across, has a population of some 160,000 many of whom live on floating islands of vegetation.HIGHLIGHTS • Learn the traditional way of growing crops in the Floating Vegetable Garden • Take a photo of the unique Inthas style of boat rowing by leg • Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the most revered and famous pagoda of the whole Shan State • Discover the various arts in traditional workshops at Inn Paw Khone village • Visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery to discover the ancient Buddha statues and its building style on the lake • Explore an enjoyable boat tour and partial walking tour to Indein pagoda complex at the western shore of Inle Lake
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe, Shan State07:30 A.M., pick up from your hotel in Nyaung Shwe and walk to the jetty. Explore one of the 5-day markets (on market day only). By visiting 5-day markets, clients will get insight into the life-style of the ethnic Pa-O, Danu and Intha inhabitants who came to these markets to sell their goods. Today enjoy full day boat trip on Inle Lake – a photographer's dream, its calm waters are dotted with floating vegetation and fishing canoes, to which scenic high hills provide the perfect backdrop. See the lake's unique “leg rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. Pass endless floating gardens, where fruit and vegetables are grown. Continue by boat to visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries on the lake. One can see ancient Buddha statues which are more than 200 years old. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the holiest religious site in southern Shan State. Then visit Inn Paw Khone Village to see Silk & Lotus Weaving Work Shop, Blacksmith Work Shop & Cheroot (Burmese Cigar) Work Shop. Lunch will be served at one of Local Myanmar Restaurants. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Indein Village, Taunggyi, Shan StateIn the afternoon, enjoy another boat tour to the western shore of Inle Lake, where you will find the beginning of a stair path leading to the well hidden Indein Pagoda complex. The boat takes you through a long channel where you watch the farmers cultivate their produce. This ride is one of the most scenic boat tours on Lake Inle. Return back to your hotel by boat. Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Sightseeing with an English speaking guide
  • Boat trip on the Inle Lake
  • Lunch at local restaurant (Traditional Menu)
  • Pick-up and drop off from/to your Hotel in Nyaung Shwe
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Hotel accommodation,
  • Services not mentioned in our itinerary
  • Meals not specified in the description,
  • Zone fee in Inle,
  • Air Tickets to/from Heho,
  • Tips for your guide and boat man,
  • Camera Fee,
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Inle Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Indein Village
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