Myanmar

Scenic Sagar Voyage

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: All day

tour highlights

  • Enjoy a relaxing boat ride to Thakong, a rarely visited area south of Inle Lake
  • Visit a nearby Shan village
  • Explore the fascinating Pa-O and Intha cultures
  • Admire the beautiful natural landscapes near Sagar
  • Explore the 5-day floating market

tour details

Explore the remote southern part of Inle Lake by boat, visiting Shan, Pa-O and Intha villages. The boat journey to Sagar is simply enjoyable and the impressive ruins of Sagar and the welcoming Pa O villagers will make this day memorable. Away from the normal tourist road, you will discover beautiful lake and lake shore sceneries.

tour description

Travel by boat via Nampan to Sagar (approximately 2'bd to 3 hours) and Thakong, a rarely visited area in the southern part of Inle Lake. Explore one of the 5-day rotating market (if your visit coincides with the schedule) and Kyauktaing, a Shan village where earthenware pottery is produced. At nearby Kyainkhan visit a family who produce monk's robes made of fabric woven from thousands of lotus stems. Lunch at A Little Lodge, Samkar. In Thakong, observe local methods of producing alcohol fermented and extracted from bran rice. The day offers an insight into the unspoiled culture and traditional life-style of the ethnic Pa-O and Intha inhabitants around Sagar. Enjoy the beautiful landscape, trees and numerous settlements dotted on both sides of the canal. Return to Inle Lake and go back to your hotel.

includes

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

excludes

  • Inle Lake Zone Fee

notes

  • Tour departure: daily from July to February
  • During this tour, you will be exposed to a lot of sun, do carry a hat and bring along sun cream.
Tour code: HEHDIBTS

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