Backwaters of Inle Walking Excursion

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Take a short boat trip to Pwe Za Kong Monastery
  • Hiking for about 2
  • 3 hours
  • Along the path, see many local homes which you can visit and chat up the local people
  • Watch cheerot (local cigar) making and see how rice paper crackers are dried
  • Visit May Nigone Monastery to chat with the monks

tour details

An easy hike through the villages and country side near the lake. Enjoy gentle hiking along paddy fields and vegetable plantations. This is great opportunity to chat up the local villagers and to learn about their daily life.

tour description

Depart hotel by boat to go to Pwe Za Kong Monastery. Visit the monastery before you start your walk through the back waters of the lake. Pass farm houses where you see how people make cheroot and rice paper crackers. On the way, you will meet local people walking to schools, markets or their working fields. The tour ends at the May Ni Gone Monastery where you can relax and where you can have a chat with the monks. Return to Hotel in Inle Lake.


  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Boat
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Inle Lake Zone Fee
  • Meals
Tour code: HEHDIHHI

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