Option 1: Inle Lake
A morning flight to Heho is followed by a drive through the valley to Nyaungshwe on the edge of the Inle Lake in the heart of the Shan Plateau, famous for the beauty of this highland lake and its unique leg rower. A leisurely boat ride brings the group to the middle of Inle Lake, filled with pagodas and a unique floating market, and through gardens and villages where traditional handicrafts, including silk weaving and a blacksmith shop, await. The second day brings more explorations through local markets and a deeper delve into the ordinary life of local the people. Another boat trip to the Western Shore of Inle Lake lands ad the entrance to a stair path leading to the hidden Inn Dein Pagoda complex.
Option 2: Ngapali Beach (October to May is the best season)
For those who want a peaceful excursion to the relaxing sand, sun and waters of Ngapali Beach, we offer the opportunity to check into a lovely resort and choose a boat to explore offshore islands, surf the waves, ride bicycles into nearby fishing villages and visit the colorful local market in Thandwe (Sandoway).