About Inle Lake
Inlay Lake is the famous view points next to Bagan and Mandalay in Myanmar. The altitude of Inle Lake is very high attitude, about 880 meters. It may be chilled until about 15 degrees at night, so please be careful about clothes.
The boat trip is the main sightseeing in Inle Lake. Chartered the boat can go around some pagodas in Inle Lake. The market and so on. It is striking that the Myanmar people ride a boat, stand with one leg, and row with the other foot.
※ For foreigners to go to Inle Lake, it costs US $ 10 as the entrance fee. You can also pay in Myanmar’s currency, but the entry fee seems to be reflected in the exchange rate.
About Entrance Fee of Inle Lake
Inle Lake has entrance fee and foreigner must pay US $ 10. Payment in Myanmar’s currency is also possible, but US dollar is based, so it will be payment of 10 dollars × exchange rate, when you pay by Myanmar Currency, Kyat..
Map of Inle Lake
Basically, You use mainly by bus in Myanmar, when you go to somewhere. It takes about 12 hours from Yangon to Inle Lake by a bus. Although it is not easy to ride on a nearly straight road on the way to the middle, it passes through the mountainous area (in front of kalaw) from the middle. You are a little bit shaked in the part. For traveling by bus, we recommend using the VIP bus with a night bus.
The price is also different depending on the bus company, first class, economy class, but it will be 2,5000 kya for first class (VIP bus) and 21,000 kya for economy class (as of April 2018).
Also, there is a Kalaw city just in front of Inle Lake, You can go to Inle Lake by a trekking from Kalaw, The trekking tour is one night or 2 nights, you can chose. Please check the information of the trekking in our site.
Long Distance Bus, Time Required
When going to Kalaw and Inle Lake, the bus must go through the mountainous area, so the bus shakes so much. It may be better to take countermeasures if you take a motion sickness easy. Also, please be careful as the driving of Myanmar drivers is very rough.
Probably no one go Inle Lake by a train. It takes a time for around 30 hours from Yangon. However, I think that someone wants to go to by a train, so I will write it in a moment.
The station is located about 15 kilometers north of Inle Lake, and there is a station called Shwenyaung. After getting off there, you have to go to Inle Lake by bus or taxi.
Inle Lake by airplane goes to Heho Airport near Inle Lake. From Heho Airport, you have to go to Inle Lake by a bus or taxi. Although you can understand, if you can see the map, I think that it is not much different from the time by bus.
※You can buy a air ticket by Expedia.
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