Photo: Zooming across Inle Lake.

Transport

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Bus

Several bus companies operate from Nyaung Shwe. We obtained the following times and prices from Thu Thu Travel Agency.

To Bagan
Busses to Bagan depart at 07:00 and 19:00. The cost is 10,000 kyat and the trip takes about eight hours.

To Hsipaw
The bus to Hsipaw departs at 14:30 and costs 15,000 kyat. The trip takes about 13 hours.

To Kalaw
Busses to Kalaw are frequent and cost 3,000 to 4,000 kyat. The trip takes about two hours.

To Mandalay
The normal bus to Mandalay departs at 19:00 and costs 10,000 kyat.
The VIP bus to Mandalay departs at 19:00 and costs 16,000 kyat. The trip takes about eight hours.
A taxi to Mandalay is 50,000 kyat for the car.

To Yangon
The normal bus headed to Yangon departs at 17:30 and costs 13,000 kyat.
The VIP bus to Yangon departs at 07:30 and costs 22,000 kyat. The trip takes about 12 hours.

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Where to next?

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