Everyone visiting Inle Lake in Myanmar’s hilly north-east has an image in their mind of an Intha fisherman rowing with one leg at the stern of a flat-bottomed canoe, past a backdrop of mist-shrouded mountains. Fortunately, most leave having seen their dream. Now, let’s see some beautifuls places in Inle Lake that you should visit when you come to Myanmar.
Any list will always be subjective and will depend on the individual’s interests but if you manage to see all of the following you can consider yourself well versed in Yangon’s attractions. Visitor accommodation is scattered around the downtown area and the suburbs and it is not possible to walk to all these no matter where you stay. I have, however, grouped the attractions into different areas to help reduce the need to travel too far. Fortunately, taxis are fairly easy to find in Yangon so this is the best way to travel between most of them.
Let’s start in the downtown area.