A short domestic flight from Yangon to Heho puts you within easy striking distance of this tranquil getaway spot. Organised tours will take you around the lake’s highlights (and also a number of handicraft stalls) or you can hire a bike and go at your own pace. Bird watching and hiking are especially popular.
Accommodation in Inle Lake
This relaxed all-suite small ship will transport you in style on voyages of breathtaking beauty and discovery on the mysterious rivers of Burma. Visit temples, pagodas, palaces and monasteries along the Irrawaddy River on a choice of cruises from Mandalay to Bagan, Bhamo or Yangon. Journeys on the Irrawaddy’s great tributary, the Chindwin, will take […]
The only real luxe option on the shores of lake Inle, this property is surrounded by 24 acres of lush woodland, and sits up a slight hill to give panoramic views of the lake itself. The hotel’s private garden provides organic produce giving the restaurant a wonderful choice of ingredients.
The evocative name belongs to a luxury cruise ship, owned by the Orient Express Group which sails you in some comfort from Mandalay to Bagan. The cabins are traditional and elegant, and the sumptuous dining room serves up high-class regional cuisine. The shortest cruises are 3 days long.