Rural experience around Inle Lake – 7 Days – ASIA EZ TRAVELS

Rural experience around Inle Lake – 7 Days

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Rural experience around Inle Lake

Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake, Pa-O Village – Yangon (7 Days/ 6 Nights)

DAY 01. YANGON ARRIVAL ( – / L / D )

Upon arrival at the Yangon International Airport, you will be welcomed by Asia EZ Tour guide and you will be transferred to your hotel.

In the late afternoon, we begin tour through Yangon city with a visit to one of the orld’s most spectacular monuments; the 2,600 years old Shwedagone Pagoda.

Lunch and dinner will be served at a local restaurant.
You will be stay overnight at the hotel in Yangon.


DAY 02. YANGON – HEHO – PINDAYA – INLE LAKE (B /L / D)

After an early breakfast, transfer to the Yangon airport for domestic flight to Heho, a quiet transit hill town and the only airport link to the beautiful hills of Shan State.

Then proceed to Pindaya. After arrival, visit to the Shwe Umin Cave, a unique site housing thousands of Buddha statues, placed there by pilgrims over the centuries. Continue to visit a local family work shop to learn how to make Shan traditional umbrellas and paper from the fibres of the mulberry tree.

Then, we drive back to Nyaung Shwe, the Gateway to Inle Lake. Upon arrival at Nyaung Shwe Jetty, embark on the boat and transferred to your hotel on the Inle Lake.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant and Dinner will be served at your hotel in Inle Lake.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel on the Lake.


DAY 03. INLE – MINETHAUK – LWELEM – INNE  (B /L / D)

After an early breakfast at your hotel, you will be pick up from the hotel at 8:30 a.m. and transferred to trekking starting point. Trek up to Lwelem, the village where you will have lunch. Enjoy the beautiful landscape and view of Inle Lake on the way up.

After lunch, we proceed to Inne where we take a night stop at the community house. You will have an opportunity to dress in a Pa‐O traditional costume during your stay. After dinner, the villagers will entertain you by playing their traditional musical instruments and showing you their ways of dancing.

Distance = 12 km, Walking Hour = 4:30hrs (approximate), Trek condition = 55% up, 10% down & 35% flat

Local style Lunch & Dinner will be served and overnight stay at the village.


DAY 04. INNE – THAPYAYKONE – NAUNG LAY – KONECHAN – ALEMYAUNG – INLE (B /L / D)

After breakfast, proceed to Thapyaykone village. You will see tea plantations, avocado trees and orange plantations on the way. Continue to Naunglay and enjoy the local lunch.

After lunch, visit to the bamboo basket making family‐workshop. On the way back to Konechan, you will pass by a vegetable garden and orchard where you can discover local farming.

Then proceed to Alemyaung village, which is also famous for its bird sanctuary. Finally, get back to your hotel by boat.
Distance = 16.45 km, Walking Hour = 5hrs (approximate), Trek condition = 5% up, 45% down & 50% flat

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel on the Lake.


DAY 05. INLE LAKE – COOKING CLASS (B /L / D)

After an early breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel at 9 am and brought to a local market where you will buy ingredients for the food you will prepare in the class.

After shopping, head to attend cooking class in Nyaung Shwe. Prepare a delicious local style lunch with the guidance of your cooking mentor.

You will embark on this culinary journey with fellow travellers like yourself.

At 1:00 pm, after a delicious lunch which you cooked, you will transfer to Nyaung Shwe Jetty and continue to an excursion by boat on Inle Lake to capture the magnificent scenery.

Visit also include to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda which is the main sanctuary of Inle Lake.

Then, visit Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, with a beautiful collection of ancient Buddha images and the weaving workshops in Inpawkhon, produce some fine shawls, scarves and longyi in silk, cotton and threads drawn from the stems of lotus plants.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel on the Lake.


DAY 06. INLE – HEHO – YANGON FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING (B /L / D)

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for your domestic flight back to Yangon.

Upon arrival, visit to the Sule Pagoda, a pagoda in the middle of the central business district, and Chauk Htet Gyi Pagoda, famous for housing an enormous 65 meter long reclining Buddha statue.

After lunch, proceed to Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) whcih is A must visit for tourist. There you can see rows of stalls selling hundreds of gemstone, handicrafts, art, clothes and food stores.

In the evening, we stop by Karaweik Hall, a unique golden barge on famous Kandawgyi (Royal Lake).

Dinner with cultural show will be served at Karaweik Hall Restaurant. Transfer back to your hotel.

Lunch will be served at a local resturant and overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.


DAY 07. DEPARTURE YANGON ( B / – / – )

After breakfast, morning will be free is at your leisure until the time of your departure flight.

Lunch will be on your own account.

 

*** End of this Tour ***


INCLUSION:

    • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
    • All meals as specified in the program on table basis
    • Delicious home cooked meals at the villages
    • English speaking local throughout guide
    • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
    • Licensed English speaking trekking guide while trekking
    • Helper as mentioned in the respective tour package
    • Drinking water (2 bottles of 1 litter & 2 wet towels per day)
    • Service charges in CBT-villages (no service charges in other villages)
    • Culture show in selected villages (provided for 3 person and above)
    • Village walk and farm visits
    • Cooking class activities at Inle

 

EXCLUSION:

  • Domestic Flight Fares (Yangon – Heho – Yangon)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fee for Myanmar (note that pre-arranged visa is required for any tourists)
  • International Airfare
  • Entrance fees for the sites not mentioned in the program
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.
  • Luggage transport along the trekking tour
  • Services which are not mentioned above

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