Nestled at the foothills of the Blue Mountain Range in Shan State, Inle Lake is the second largest freshwater lake in Myanmar.
The lake is home to Myanmar’s unique leg-rowing fishermen and colourful floating villages and gardens.
The scenic 22km-long lake is dotted with stilt houses and verdant floating vegetable gardens.
Other attractions on the lake include ancient temple sites and handicraft workshops specialising in lotus weaving and making cheroot (Burmese cigars).
WHY WE THINK YOU’LL LOVE IT
- A serene atmosphere complemented by scenic landscapes of lnle Lake and the Blue Mountains
- There are seven different ethnic groups in the area, the most well-known being the Intha and the Pa-O
- The mild climate in the Shan region is excellent for outdoor adventures including trekking among the nearby hills and villages