Photo: Exploring the stilted villages of the lake is an essential part of a Nyaung Shwe visit.

Three-day Inle Lake itinerary

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Inle Lake itself is the main attraction in Nyaung Shwe, but the town is a pleasant spot to hang out, as it has one of the main traveller scenes in Burma and a range of good cafes. Three days spent here allows you to see the lake's key attractions, plus a few other things to make your trip memorable. Here's a suggested itinerary.

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Day 1: If you’ve arrived via the lengthy journey from say Mandalay or Bagan, a gruelling night bus from Yangon or especially a three-day trek from Kalaw, then you might want to start off with a morning off to chill and recover. Relax in a tea shop or cafe, soak up the atmosphere or explore the ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 600 words.)

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