Inle Lake is an tourist attractive destination that people cannot miss when traveling Myanmar. Inle is a freshwater lake located in the mountains about 600 km from Yangon. This is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Myanmar with local people mainly live on the lake. The first thing when you arrive in the lake is a hugely peaceful surroundings and familiar views as countryside.
You should go exploring in the morning when the sun is not too bright. You will experience the feeling of hovering above water, inhaling the cool breeze. This is expected to be an uplifting experience of any visitor. Moreover, there are many other attractions to admire such as temples built on the lake like Daw Oo Smooth, Nga Phe Kyaung monastery, the Padaung villages, floating gardens, craft villages scattered throughout the lake that visitors may lost in a maze on the river.
Discovering daily life of local is another attractive point of traveling here. People plant trees on the water by creating floating corpses from dirt, moss and fix them by bamboo. The most popular crop here is tomato. At Inle lake, people still keep their traditional fishing approach, they control the fishing boat with one leg, stand at one stem and keep balance then let down the nets, this is a unique fishing method that you cannot find anywhere else. Birds would not hesitate to fly around your boat when you feed them.
If you went around every corner of Lake Inle, you cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy an impressive sunset. An orange glow from the sun slowly sinks into skyline, brightens up the whole corner, the scenery becomes fanciful, that visitors cannot help sobbing, and being immersed in peaceful and dreamy landscape. Bring something to eat with the music, enjoy brilliant moments with friends which is always a memorable experience. Another great thing to do is cycling up to Red Mountain, where is famous for viticulture and wine making This is a pleasant experience to try. You will be released under a big tree, enjoy Inle view from above, enjoy a glass of wine under the cool weather as if you were in a peaceful village in France