Explore Inle Lake In Myanmar
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Fly to Yangon (the capital) and transfer to an Air KZB plane for the hour flight to Heho airport.
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Take an hour taxi from Heho Airport to Inle Lake. You can get taxis outside the airport.
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Stay at the Inle Princess if you’re up for a high-end option. The rooms and grounds are beautiful.
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Take a traditional long boat out on the lake at sunset.
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Yes, the boat is propelled by a man who rows using his leg.
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There are thousands of people who live and work in houses on the 45 square mile lake.
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Inle is the “breadbasket” of Myanmar. The lake is used for hydroponic farming.
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Wake up a beautiful sunrise (and balloon) over the lake.
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The next morning, hire a traditional motor boat and guide. Take a tour around the lake.
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You will not be the only one arriving at the “five day” market by boat.
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Check out and taste the local food. Markets are one of my favorite things to visit while traveling.
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Different villages on the lake do different crafts. Stop by each one and learn.
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Swing by the biggest and most famous temple on the lake.
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When you get back, bike into the hills for wine tasting. The view is much much better than the wine.
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The next morning, pack you bags and head to the airport to fly to Bagan.
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