Bagan Cycling To Inle Lake – 6 days

Bagan Cycling To Inle Lake .An undemanding yet comprehensive exploration of all Inle Lake and all its surroundings has to offer. This tour of Myanmar is perfect for families and the lone traveler alike. Bike along the lake’s shores, discovering village markets, local hilltribe people, fisherman preparing their boats and take in the sights of the surrounding Shan hills. You will also veer off through rice paddies and down countryside lanes, stopping to chat to locals and enjoy a refreshing drink.

An undemanding yet comprehensive exploration of all Inle Lake and all its surroundings has to offer. This tour of Myanmar is perfect for families and the lone traveler alike. Bike along the lake’s shores, discovering village markets, local hilltribe people, fisherman preparing their boats and take in the sights of the surrounding Shan hills. You will also veer off through rice paddies and down countryside lanes, stopping to chat to locals and enjoy a refreshing drink.

A full day trek starting in Magyigone village takes you through Pa-Oh and Intha villages including Moe Gong, Tat-Gyi, Don-Tha Khaw and Hti Ne where you eventually stop for lunch and sample some delicious local style cooking.

Continue your tour of Inle Lake with a visit to the morning markets on the lake shows their immense popularity and a range of the local goods produced by the skilled Intha people. The trip also includes a stop at the Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, famous in Myanmar for its dozens of Shan Buddha statues and resident cats that have been trained to jump through hoops. Enjoy Inthar or a Shan inspired lunch served to you on the lake today. A final visit to Inpawkhone reveals the resident silk weaving skills of its people, where the stems of lotus flowers are also woven in a time consuming process. Here you can also visit a cheroot factory and a place where Burmese cigars are rolled by hand.

Day 1 : Bagan – Mount Popa  [ L,D]
7:30 Am Pick up at your hotel .Following the highway east, make the first hill climb to the hill top temple of Mount Popa. After lunch climb up to the NatTemple. Stay at a resort with views of the temple.

Summary

Accommodation : Popa Mountain Resort, superior room or similar

Meals :  Lunch ,Dinner

Cycling distance  : 65 -75 Km

Day 2 : Mount Popa – Maiktila [B,L,D]
Downhill ride in the morning before reaching Kyauk Padaung. Continue to cycle to Meiktila on a road with light traffic, varied scenery and lots of stops. In the afternoon, ride descends before reaching Meiktila.

Summary

Accommodation : Wunzin Hotel, superior room or similar

Meals :  Breakfast , :Lunch ,Dinner

Cycling distance  : 85 -95 Km

Day 3:  Maiktila – Kalaw [B,L,D]
The longest, toughest ride of the tour. Enter the
 ShanState and cycle into the mountains. Ride through Tazi and several smaller towns before the steep, winding 25-km climb to the hill station of Kalaw.

Summary

Accommodation : Amara Mountain Resort, deluxe room

Meals :  Breakfast , :Lunch ,Dinner

Cycling distance  : 85 -95 Km

Day 4:  Kalaw – Pindaya  [B,L,D]
Downhill ride to Aungban before riding up into the hills. Head north to Pindaya. Riding along the Shan Plateau, enjoying rural scenes. After checking into the hotel, visit the famous Pindaya caves.

Summary

Accommodation : Golden Cave Hotel, superior room or similar

Meals :  Breakfast , Lunch ,Dinner

Cycling distance  :  55 -65 Km

Day 5 : Pindaya – Nyaungshwe  [B,L]
Ride to Aungban. The last section has two sweeping down-hills, leading to InleLake. Cycle inland to Nyaungshwe, located at the north of the lake. There is a variety of restaurants for dinner is the choice of the guest.

Summary

Accommodation : Nan Da Wunn, superior room or similar

Meals :  Breakfast ,Lunch

Cycling distance  :  85 -95 Km

Day 6: Nyaungshwe – Boat trip on Inle Lake [B,L ]
Enjoy a full day boat trip on InleLake. Visit the five-day-market, Indein temples, floating gardens, monasteries and the Intha fishermen. Lunch is in a secluded bamboo forest by the lake. After lunch visit several Intha cottage industries. End The Tour – So you can stay more night or take flight to Yangon… or evening express to Yangon , Bagan , Mandalay…

Summary

Accommodation : None

Meals :  Breakfast ,Lunch

Cycling distance  :  25 -35 Km

Tour Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand
Tour Price: Available upon Request

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin room or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • English-speaking  guide
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Private motorized boat for Inle Lake
  • Bike Rental and Helmet
  • Entrance fees for the visits as mentioned in the program
  • Water and refreshing towels while touring

Our services do not include

  • International ticket to/from
  • Domestic flights
  • Meals other than mentioned (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D = dinner)
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other items not mentioned

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