Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Inle Lake (Inlay Sea)

      Inle Lake, Mesmerizing visitors with its picture perfect sights, the Inle Lake, 2950 feet above sea level, is a refreshing change to the historical attractions of Bagan and Mandalay.This Lake is 22km long and 10km across, has a population of some 150,000, many of whom live on floating islands of vegetation. Inle Lake, natural and purity, famous also for its scenic beauty and unpolluted, is famous for its scenic beauty and the unique leg-rowing of the Innthars, the native dwellers. 
       Pindaya is situated at 1164-m above sea level and is 40-km from Kalaw. It is noted for its extensive limestone caves and Shwe U Min Paya which is full of Buddha images.

Places to visit around Inle Lake

Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum
Phoung Daw Oo Pagoda (locals believed those Buddha images were 6000 years old.)
 Mine Thouk Market (Similar to U Bein Bridge in Mandalay)
Try to find out where the 5 days Market is and be there for a special Market day with locals.
Visit to Inn Paw Khone village to see the lotus and silk weaving.
Go to see the fishermen around Kyayzar Gone village for photos, and visit to floating gardens there.
Visit to Heyar Ywar ma Village to see some Myanmar’s Kayan Tribe people wearing in brass rings known as long necked people.
Inn Dein village is famous for the ancient pagodas there and an exciting boat riding.
Ngaphe Chaung Village is famous for a Monastery known as the jumping cat monastery have the collection of ancient Buddha images collection.
The lake is really nice for sunset.

The most visited tour sites in Inle Lake

Visit to the place where they make local cheroot
Local boat making workshop
Lotus and silk weaving factory
Visit to long necked people.
Floating gardens and fishing places to meet local fishermen for a very nice photo.
Visiting to Aye Thar Yar Winery to taste local wine by bicycle would be a very good experience of your trip.

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