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Address: | Is Located in the Heart of the Shan Plateau, Myanmar
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In Burma a must visit

All that has been written is true. A must see. If have only one, but full day, ok. Better to enjoy give your self two full days, on the lake. The city near by is not interesting... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

All that has been written is true. A must see. If have only one, but full day, ok. Better to enjoy give your self two full days, on the lake. The city near by is not interesting; if want medium to low cost hotel staying in city fine, but otherwise try to find resort on the lake. Like Inle Resort.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best experience ever to ride a boat there. The lake, the air, the view and best of all, locals who row using their legs. It is amazing that they still keep this culture.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The main point of interest to me is that this culture seems to be intact although most of the houses on stilts have sat disks. Fishermen are more a curosity because their catch seems meagre. Food is preserved by drying, salting or fermenting. Frying makes rice durable crackers. Handicrafts are not cheap especially where you can see how they make... More 

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Conondale, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a day like no other. 7 hrs in a long locally made boat (exceptionally good workmanship) to see something quite amazing. The lake is quite full in parts of water weeds including lotus. The people pile up the weed into floating pula which begin to rot and form a sort of humus into which they plant small crops.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled to Myanmar to see the Shwedagon Pagoda and added Inle lake as a side tour - worth the side trip fantastic scenery

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a day on a long boat travelling around Inle Lake and it was without doubt the best day of the trip to Myanmar. Great value trip and so many interesting things to see and do. This is THE thing to do in the country.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really wanted to visit Inle Lake and managed to time our visit to coincide with the festival where four Buddha images from Phaung-daw-oo Pagoda are transferred around the lake on a barge towed by at least 20 - I lost count - boats being rowed in the traditional method the fishermen use - standing up and using a leg... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stunning place, a must see when in Myanmar. Beautiful lake with local fishermen, villages build above water, floating gardens, and a very interesting temple complex

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few days of noise and traffic I really loved my day out on the lake. I left quite early in order to hopefully miss a lot of crowds and apart from at one temple I often felt like I was on my own. I really like watching the men fishing on the lake and just going around the... More 

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Lipa City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place one should never miss when visiting Myanmar. Great for those adventure seekers and nature lovers. The boat ride through the lake gives tourists a picture perfect landscape of land, water and the sky. One has to be prepared to get wet in the middle of the trip, better to bring umbrella with you or some boats... More 

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