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Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Asia, 18-19 Dec 2009





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18TH DECEMBER 2009
DAY 02 YANGON - HEHO (BY FLIGHT) - INLE LAKE
After breakfast, transferred you to airport by Asiantour’s assistance for flight to
Heho by Air Bagan W9 141 at 0630-0845 (via Bagan). Upon arrival in Heho
Airport, you will be welcomed by your guide in Shan State (Inle Lake and
Pindaya) and drive (25km - 1 hour) to Nyaung Shwe Jetty for boat ride to Inle
Lake. Excursion by boat on the Inle Lake will include sights of the famous leg
rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing, village life and
magnificent scenery. You will visit the PHAUNGDAW OO PAGODA, one of the
most sacred shrines in Myanmar, dating back to the 18th century; the NGA PHE KYAUNG MONASTERY, famous for
its jumping cats trained by monks and the weaving village of INPAWKHON.
Overnight stay at Sky Lake Hotel (Superior Room) in Inle Lake.
19TH DECEMBER 2009
DAY 03 PINDAYA - HEHO - KENGTUNG (BY FLIGHT)
After breakfast, drive to Heho airport (60 km - 2 1/2 hour) for domestic flight to KENGTUNG by Air Bagan, W9.119
at 1155-1430 (via Mandalay & Tachileik). Upon arrival in Kengtung airport, you will be welcomed by your guide in
Kengtung and transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon, excursion to the sights of KENGTUNG include MAHA MYAT MUNI PAGODA (WAT PHA JAO LUNG) the
most glorious temple of Kyaing Tong; the Khun Shan monastery of WAT ZOM KHAM, the most impressive among all
the Shan temples in the city with the interior walls filled up with gold leaves on lacquer Jatakas. Time permitting
visit a lacquer ware workshop where the unique Shan lacquer wares are produced in a very delicate way.
Overnight stay at Princess Hotel (Superior Room) in Kengtung.

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