The spectacular Inle is a immense lake located in the heart of Shan State, which shares borders with Thailand and Laos. Located in a mountain range over 900 metres above sea level, the Inle Lake region is an amazing area that is home to more than 30 hill tribes living in the mountains. Nature-lovers will be awed by the vast landscape and enjoy activities such as trekking and relaxing at the natural hot springs there.
Places on interest include the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, which is an amazing floating pagoda situated in Inle Lake. When planning your trip, see if you’re able to catch the Phaungdawoo Pagoda festival or Taunggyi hot air balloon festival, two festivities visitors will enjoy. And if you haven’t visited one before, the floating markets will be an eye-opening experience.
Due to its unique geographical location and nutrient-rich waters, Inle Lake is one of the most unique ecosystems in Myanmar and is home to mollusc and fish species not found anywhere else. Visitors will enjoy the amazing scenery and lush flora and fauna, which can be explored on foot.