The best time to visit Inle lake in Burma
Inle Lake is a major travelers place in burma. The lake is bordered by a few villages, where local Intha citizen live in wood or bamboo houses on stilts. Most of the villagers are farmers or fishermen. Travelers can experience the most great views at Inle Lake, eat the most delicious food with fresh fish from the lake and encounter local fishermen who are renowned practicing a distinctive rowing style.
Inle Lake is located in the Taunggyi district of Shan State. The best time to go to is during September and October. The Hpaung Daw U festival is followed by the Thadingyut festival of lights. Such as nearly every festival in burma, the citizen turn out in their best clothes and in amazing numbers.
Transport to Inle Lake
Inle Lake is 660km from Yangon and 330km from Mandalay by road. The fastest way to get there is by taxi (75 US dollar) from Bagan or Mandalay during eight hours.
Air: Air Bagan flies to Heho, 41km northwest of Inle Lake (Air Bagan).
Bus: Buses bring travelers every day to Inle Lake from Yangon, Mandalay and closeby Taunggyi (Swenyaung junction).
A few pictures of Inle lake