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Discover the cultural delights of Inle Lake
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Two nights hotel accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, entrance fees, private car transfers and local English-speaking guides.
A delightful exploration of scenic Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s best-loved regions, with its water villages, leg-rowing fishermen, delicious cuisine and vibrant ethnic culture.
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See colourful local markets and learn about unique Inle produce
Explore Inle Lake by boat and vehicle
Sample wines at Red Mountain Estate
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Board a simple, comfortable private boat for your lake touring. Start with a visit to the morning market, where ethnic communities from around the lake gather to buy and sell their wares. Continue across the lake, passing stilt house villages, floating gardens, and the famous leg-rowing fishermen. Watch the making of traditional Shan tofu in Khaung Daing village then join an Intha family for lunch in their home. Relax back at your hotel in the late afternoon. (L)
This morning take a town tour by trishaw in Nyaung Shwe. See fresh produce being unloaded by the canals, and continue to the bustling morning market where villagers from the lake and hills buy and sell fresh produce. Stop at a nearby tea shop to sample a cup of famous sweet tea. Then continue by trishaw, passing local houses, monasteries and shops. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant specialising in local Shan cuisine. Continue on to Red Mountain Estate and soak up the views while sampling wines made from their delicious grapes. Continue along the lake shore, seeing different produce being grown and prepared. Our boat meets us at Maing Thauk for the return trip. (B)(L)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Heho Airport for your departure flight. (B)
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