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Jewels of Inle

Tour Facts

Tour Name : “Jewels of Inle”
Tour Code : TDFS-01
Tour Type : Private Basic
Duration : 4 Days- 3 Nights (Yangon to Yangon)
Departure : At fixed dates (according to festival’s lunar calendar)
Escort : English- Speaking local stationed guide
Tour Grade : Easy to Moderate
Tour Activities : Culture, History, Nature, Arts & Crafts, Sceneries, Soft Trekking
  Hill Tribe Observation, Leisure, Shopping
Transport Mode : Flight, Coach with A/C, Open-Motorized Boat on Inle Lake
Destination Covered : Yangon- Inle Lake- Mine Thauk (trekking)
Tour Validity : During first half of October 2008


“Intensive journey to famous Inle lake during its unique leg-rowers’ traditional & religious festive moment, in addition with soft trekking on the eastern bank of Inle Lake around Mine Thauk village; this short trekking (about 2 to 3 hours) offers travelers to observe hill tribes’ daily life and overlooking view on splendid Lake Inle”


Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake

Day 1: Morning transfer to airport for flight to Heho. Upon arrival, drive journey through beautiful landscape of Shan state towards Inle Lake, transfer to hotel, located on the Lake by motorized boat. Check-in at hotel. Enjoy the boat excursion on Inle Lake

“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" –Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. Visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, the holiest religious site in Shan State. See traditional handicrafts-silk weaving on wooden handlooms and a blacksmith shop. Pass endless floating gardens, where fruits and vegetations are grown. Stop at Ngaphe Kyaung monastery which is famous for its "jumping cats". Return to hotel on the moment of beautiful sunset. Overnight stay at hotel on the lake.

  • NB: When Inle Festival Tour is extended from other parts of tour, you can come directly from there, and depart to Yangon at the end. Vice visa, when Inle Festival Tour is commenced from Yangon, then you can continue directly to other destinations by flight.

Inle Lake

Day 2: Breakfast at hotel. Full day boat excursion around the Lake for most magnificent procession of Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival –

“The most picturesque procession of royal barge carrying sacred Buddha statues, from main shrine, located on the center of lake to the town by passing through many villages, in which one can participate to observe how the barge is pulled by numbers of small boats, powered by hundreds of leg-rowers of Intha tribe”

In the afternoon, visit rarely- known site of Inn Dein where certain hundreds of ancient brick stupas and pagodas dated back to 17th centaury. At the end of day, sunset over the lake from hotel's terrace. Overnight stay at hotel on the lake. (B)

Inle- Mine Thauk- Inle

Day 3: Breakfast at hotel. Transfer by boat to the village of Mine Thauk on the Eastern Shore of Inle Lake. (If on market day - visit the market in Mine Thauk). Start trekking to Mine Thauk Monastery. Walk through this very scenic village. Magnificent overview on the Inle can be enjoyed. Afternoon tour comprises village’s explorations around Inle Lake on the festive moment by boat and walking. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B)

Inle- Heho- Yangon

Day 4: Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to Heho for fly back to either Yangon or other destinations. (B)

* B – Breakfast only throughout the tour

Temples of Dynasty wish you an excellent journey through the Golden Land of Myanmar

Inclusive services

Accommodations stay at the hotel with daily breakfast as twin sharing basic.
All transfer, sight-seeing, and excursion with private air-conditioned coach including driver service and fuel, and boat excursion as per itineraries.
All round domestic flights.
Detailed itineraries as per program.
All entrance fees payable in US$ for the sites and monuments as per program.
English-speaking local guide throughout the journey from Yangon to Yangon.

Exclusive services

Myanmar visa fees.
Airport tax for international departure.
Meals except breakfast.
Personal expenses.

* Surcharge can be applied for foreign language-speaking guide, and for full board or half board meal plans.
* Above tour can be customized according to your own travel nature.

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