Traditional fishermen on Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma).

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Myanmar Inle Lake Fisherman's Lore.

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Inle Lake Burma floating village.

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide

Inle Lake Burma floating gardens.

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide

Inle lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an estimated surface area of 44.9 square miles (116 km2).

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide

Inle lake is a freshwater lake located in the Nyaungshwe Township.

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide

Inle lake, one of the highest at an elevation of 2,900 feet (880 m).

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel Guide

With the high leave 800m to the sea and is one of the second largest freshwater lake in Myanmar, Inle Lake is one of the most famous and main sight where should not be missed once you visit Myanmar. With the total area is around 116km2, Inle Lake is still considered as a precious jade of Myanmar. Exploring Inle Lake, you do not only have a fun and interested experience by a boat trip but also you find about the customs and habits of the locals at here because there are also many different ethnic groups to live in this lake such as Shan, Intha, Pa-o, Danu….. 

The convenient ways for you go to Inle Lake is firstly you should go to Yagon, from here you catch a short flight to Heho, from Heho you should catch a taxi or a private car to Inle Lake, or you could also catch a night bus from Yagon to Inle, or catch a daily bus from Bagan, Madalay to Inle, or simply you could also drive to Nankan Cannal ferry, then rent a boat to explore Inle Lake. 

For the accommodation around the lake, you also do not need to worry because there are many big and small hotels to be located around this lake, the room rate of these hotels are also very good, it is around 20-30usd/ room/ night (included breakfast, tax and service charge). These hotels also offered the different services about renting boats to explore the lake, the price is around 15-20usd/ boat, each boat is included maximum around five persons.

Discovering Inle Lake, you also should not miss to enjoy the local dishes at here, they are cooked directly by the locals or you could also enjoy in the restaurants that are located around the lake, it is very cheap, special and delicious. Specially, once visiting Inle Lake you should not pass the morning market in Ywama village, the locals bring the local products which you directly make it to exchange as well as sell for the tourist. Beside the morning market, Inle Lake is also very famous with Phaung Daw Temple in Tha Lay, after complete to visit this famous temple you should see the sunset from here, it is very very nice and romantic. Myanmar tours

If you do not want to stay overnight in Inle lake, then you could go to the bus station to catch a night bus back Yangon. Inle Lake is located not so far from the center of Myanmar, there are many easy and convenient ways for you to go here from the main cities of Myanmar by bus, private car, plane…this place is also one of the most famous and fun destination for you to explore, so this lake must be included on your trip to travel Myanmar.

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