About this tour
Day 1: Inle Lake
A day on the lake to visit the main sites and discover the population.
We stroll around a market that run on different villages around the lake depending on the day of the week (depending on market dates).
We ride our canoes through floating gardens and village streets of houses on stilts. Discover the Inthas fishermen, principal inhabitants of the lake with their peculiar and ancestral fishing technique.
Visit the main sanctuary Phaung Daw Oo which houses Buddha statues distorted by successive layers of gold leafs applied by the devotees. Every year, on the occasion of a great feast, these statues are visiting all the monasteries around the lake.
Day 2: Inle and Pa-O
We go for a 2-day cultural immersion in Pa-O region.
We take the motor canoes to cross the lake and walk on the mountains to a village (3 to 6 hours of walking according to your chosen route and the level of participants).
By late afternoon, we are welcomed by the villagers. We have the opportunity to share with them through the evening and we stay overnight in the village.
Meeting with some people working for Parami, an association of the Pa-O ethnic group, based in Taunggyi, which works for the development of many Pa-O village communities around Inle Lake. Discussion on the Pa-O culture, development of the region ...
Night spent at villager's families (basic comfort, no more than 3 guests per family).
Day 3: Pa-O village / Nyaung Shwe
We will spend the morning with the villagers, to know a little more everyday life. Walking back to the valley (2 to 3 hours).
We take the motor canoes to rest in our hotel in the town of Nyaung Shwe.
Free time for dinner to enjoy the diversity that the city of Nyaung Shwe offers.
Day 4: Nyaung Shwe
Free time in the morning.
All year round
Hotel and homestay
Minibus, long tail boat and walk
On special request
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