For Fresher Visitors
Southern Shan State
It is the second largest lake in Myanmar. It is the perfect place to go
slowly, to relax and soak up the atmosphere, to enjoy a relaxing start
to an indolent day. An enjoyable boat ride to villages and markets which
are always fun & those around Inle are no exception.
The people who live in Inle Lake we called Intha. The Inthas build their
houses on stilts over the lake. They stand one of their livings is
cultivation on Floating block. At the bank of the lake, many grasses &
small plants are growing there. After many years, they become huge,
thick floating block. They cut about five feet wide, fifty or one
hundred feet long and bring to close their village. They stick to the
bottom of the lake by bamboo. To become permanent floating block. They
put seaweeds & mud layer by layer from the lake. And plant various kinds
of vegetable even the rice. We called Floating Garden. Especially fresh
& delicious Tomatoes. Transport to the whole country.
The different villages around the lake have, by rotation (every five
day) a colorful market where you will have the chance to observe the
some minorities coming down from their mountain villages to sell their
produce. It is fascination to watch the first stirring of village life
along the bank of Inle Lake This is a magnificent in our country.
PhaungDawOo Pagoda Festival is one of the famous & interesting in
Myanmar. It lasts 18 days procession in Inle lake held in once a year.
September or October. It is depends on Myanmar calendar Year. Very
outstanding men & women row by legs & welcome to big Royal barge with
five Buddha Images gilded gold it looks like Gold stone & small one.
Fully recommended visit once to there please.
In PhaungDawOo Pagoda Festival The Royal Karaweik Barge will carry
Buddha images and stop at about twenty villages and to pay homage for
people. It is also a chance for the Intha people to display their
prowess of one leg rowing it is unique to Inle lake.
It is one of the remarkable places in Inle Lake. The impressive ruins of
hundreds of ancient pagodas, some hidden in the vegetation & overgrown
by trees & plants.
After 2hrs drive from HEHO Airport or after one and half hour drive from
Kalaw we will arrive PINDAYA.
Where is a peaceful atmosphere with an air of colonization greats you.
It is one of the hill stations in Myanmar. High lights for Trekking to
hill tribe who is Palaung.
It is famous for natural lime stone cave. The origins of the caves are
still obscure, but for centuries, devotees have placed status of
different shapes & sizes inside. Some are ancient. It is estimated that
over 8000 images lie in the caves. Dating from at least several
centuries back to the present. The old Teak Monastery with about 500 yrs
old lacquer Buddha Image and croton plantation is surrounding of
Monastery. It is a quiet & nice place to visit & meditation.
Kyone & Pwe Hla
On the way to Pindaya, we will pass Kyone which is small village, from
there to continue by road to Mandalay. More shorter than normal route
from Mandalay to Shan State. Roads are winding up & down. Along the way,
landscape is really marvelous. We can enjoy the exotic landscape and Pa
Oo hill tribe villages.
It is one of the famous place in former time. Because Shan Royal Palace
(Haw) is there. Last generation of Chief (SawBwa) has only one daughter
left. She Stydied in Kalaw convent school & finished in Yangon
University. At present, sister of the chief stay in PweHla.