Iconic Inle’s Cuisine 2 days

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Inle is today known as the area with the iconic cuisine besides the local special things due to location on the face of Inle Lake. Come to there, you will have sightseeing of wonderful views,…

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    All about the Iconic Inle’s Cuisine 2 days.

    Iconic Inle’s Cuisine 2 days

    • Travel on boat with full conveniences to explore some local markets and come to Khaung Daing Village for tasting Shan tofu.
    • Learn how to make a traditional style meal in an Intha family and taste it.
    • Enjoy sweet tea, donut and others at a tea shop.
    • Stop at Red Mountain Estate for the views of vineyard of Pah Oh hill tribe and taste some wines make from the grape cultivated.

    Inle is today known as the area with the iconic cuisine besides the local special things due to location on the face of Inle Lake. Come to there, you will have sightseeing of wonderful views, local colorful custom and taste the local dishes – it is the main purpose of this tour. Although not owning a lot of tourist destinations, Inle Lake attractive travelers with the special points of floating market and the house of wood and woven bamboo on stilts, along with the unique recipes of local dishes. In the tour, we will also halt at vineyard of Red Mountain Estate for the views, it is so great!

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

    01 night hotel accommodation
    Daily western-style breakfast
    01 lunches
    Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
    Domestic airport & government taxes
    Local English-speaking guides
    Water & tissues on coach
    Entrance fees
    Boat fee in Inle

    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

    International flights to/from Yangon
    Travel insurance
    Visa stamp fees
    Early check-in & late check-out surcharge
    Personal expenses
    Meals not mentioned
    Drinks not mentioned
    Tips & gratuities for guide and driver

    1. Day1 Inle - Nyaung Shwe

      Activities:Visit morning five day market, discover Shan tofu in Khaung Daing Village, and learn how to prepare a traditional-style lunch in Intha family, continue to Maing Thuak Village and stop at Nyaung Shwe
      Included:Lunch, tour guide, entrance fee, boat fee on Inle Lake, ground transportation, hotel in Nyaung Shwe
      Inle Lake is located in the heart of the Shan Plateau, and famous for the local simple houses of wood and woven bamboo on stilts besides the floating market where people cultivate some trees in this. The first, we come to and visit the morning market, with many kinds of fruits, vegetables, and other foodstuffs. People from hill tribes such as Pa-Oh, Intha and Shan people come here to trade their handmade wares and farmed goods. Be surrounded by the looming Shan Mountain, the people living here completely adapt to circumstances, with all activities maybe occurred on the face of lake. They move on boat to floating garden for cultivating, and harvest, and other villages so that boat become the main transportation in this area. We will take a boat for travelling, with full conveniences including cushioned seats, lifejackets, umbrellas and others depending on the season, blankets in the winter as an example.

      On the boat, we continue to explore Shan tofu in Khaung Daing Village and on the boat, you can see the local fishermen use the leg-rowing with their maturity and virtuosity. You maybe not only taste Shan tofu – a special local dish including fried tofu crackers and other tofu treats, but also watch the process of making it. Your culinary tour will continue at the local house of an Intha family to learn how to prepare a traditional style lunch with the local ingredients. Some techniques is very useful for your life, weather you are not Intha people.

      We have this lunch and come to Maing Thuak Village and reach to the final destination: Nyaung Shwe. It is an exciting sightseeing trip due to the views of sugar cane, corn and vegetable farms on the side of the road. Stay overnight in Nyaung Shwe.

    2. Day2 Nyaung Shwe - Inle

      Activities:Visit local market, enjoy sweet tea at a tea shop, and stop at Red Mountain Estate, lunch with local dishes
      Meals:Breakfast, Lunch
      Included:Breakfast, lunch, tour guide
      This day, in the tour exploring the local cuisine, of course, will start up with a delicious breakfast. Nyaung Shwe is located in a few kilometers north of Inle Lake and we will discover here on the canal. A little time will be spent for sightseeing and observe locals running their boats to and from the lake before continue to visit the local market. This market is the trading point of this area where indigenous people come from nearby villages in colorful dresses buy and sell everything, including foodstuffs and handmade wares. Then, halt at a tea shop for a cup of sweet tea, along with some donut and a savory snack maybe.

      Leave the tea shop, we travel around the Tomato House, which is a depot for the majority of produce from here used as the storage before transfer them in many ways to other shires. Special point coming at the latest time of tour is visiting Red Mountain Estate, one of Myanmar’s top vineyards of the Pah Oh hill tribe, developed from the sample of the grapefrom France to make wine. It is a completely leisure trip with the picturesque grounds and vines inside the beautiful sight of Shan Mountains and Inle Lake. After have sightseeing, we take a fabulous lunch make from the local ingredients and some best wines.

      In the afternoon, after have tasteful cuisine and wonderful views, we come back to hotel or forward to Heho Airport for the flight.

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    4-Star Class Across Indochina, a wide range of comfortable boutique hotels are available with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Featuring quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, fitness center with spa (and swimming pool in most cases), the hotels are expected to offer an above-average accommodation experience.

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    Normally Journey Expedition Travel includes two meals each day during tour: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.


    It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, local style, or a combination.


    Lunches are usually set menu at handpicked local restaurant with comfortable dining environment where you can rest assure to taste the local flavor. All restaurants arranged by Indochina Odyssey Tours selected carefully and evaluated constantly based on customer feedback and our on-site inspection.


    Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in “tasty” Indochina area. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.

    If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs

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