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$148 Private & Custom Tours

Private Inle Lake Excursion to Kakku Full Day

Situated in the heart of Shan plateau and 900 meters above sea level, Inle Lake is a beautiful highland lake. The lake is large – 22km long and 10km wide – and its shores and hinterland are home to diverse ethnic groupingsTravel one hour by road to Taunggyi then continue for about one more hour to Kakku, (depending on road and weather conditions). Visit the Kakku Pagoda complex of over 2000 stupas. Lunch at local restaurant. Then continue to visit Htan-Pha-Ya village and cave.Unknown Shan Buddha images of various sizes are kept on the wall of the small shallow Htan-Pha-Ya cave. Visit a typical Pao village including their plantations on the way back to Taunggyi. Return to hotel. Trip ends.

$120 Tours & Sightseeing

Taunggyi Full Day Tour

Our representative driver will pick you up at 09am. As as first sightseeing visit in Taunggyi where we will visit Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda which sits at the top of a ridge to the east of Taunggyi. It offers a panoramic view of the entire city and has breezy weather.  Followed by Sulamuni pagoda, a huge white stupa modelled on the Ananda temple in Bagan and Myoma market where you can observe and purchase authentic traditional Shan organic food and products from the local people. After that we will proceed to AyeThaYa vineyard which is the site of first vineyard in Myanmar opearting by German owners to see the wine making process and get a bit local wine taste. after that, the tour will end around 5PM then we will be back to hotel in the evening for relaxation.

$55 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Full-Day Trip to Kakku from Inle

Our guide will pick you up from your lake side resort at around 9am. Via a short boat ride to the main pier, we head out to Taunggyi (30 kilometers outside of Inle Lake, around 1 hour drive by car, depending on road and weather conditions) to Kakku. The Kakku Pagoda Complex spans a bewildering variety of styles, marking the prevailing architectural trends when they were constructed. The Shan-style stupas are surrounded by a small number of stupas that resemble small monasteries, which are unique to this region. Due to the decay over the years, it has been possible to renovate the stupas after pilgrims and locals donated money for upholding this site. The sheer size of 2478 stupas will certainly give you plenty of excellent photos.After lunch at a local restaurant, we will leave Kakku and head out to Htan Phaya, a village with a cave that bears the same name. Numerous Shan Buddha images of various sizes are kept on the wall of the small and shallow cave. We end this day tour visiting a local Pa O Village with includes various plantations before returning back via Taunggyi back to your booked resort along the Inle Lake shores. We expect to be back at around 6pm.