Inle Lake Kayaking Tour – Explore Southern Inle Lake

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1 Day

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$ 52 per person



  • Visit traditional Inle Lake villages
  • See the local cigar manufacturing at Nampan village
  • Immerse into  busy and bustle local markets
  • Enjoy  some local specialties


Minimum age
15 years old


Pickup time

08 hours

Culture shock


For those who are into nature and love discovering, the Southern Inle Lake is truly a perfect destination to discover via the Inle Lake Kayaking Tour. Your day will be full of interesting activities such as visiting local market and discover the lives of Pa Oh, Inthar and Palong people in the village of Nampan, exploring a local cigar manufacturer to how local people handing roll every single cigar, and especially 04-hour kayaking through narrow canals and tributaries in Inle Lake. All of them will be fascinating chances to discover the nature and local life on floating villages.

Detail of Inle Lake Kayaking Tour

In the morning, tourists are transfer by long-tail boat towards the quiet lakeside Nampan village. This village is an excellent example of a traditional Inle Lake village, with its wooden stilt houses.

If coming to Nampan in right time, visitors have chance to make a quick trip to a local market in Nampan and immerse into the bustle of the market. The market has become a ideal purchasing area of the locals to sell their products ranging from clothes, handicrafts to fresh fishes, vegetables, etc.

A visit to a cheroot factory is also a great experience. This is a great opportunity to witness the unique cigar-making technique which handed through several generations. From the factory, tourists start the kayaking trip through southern Inle Lake.

The beginning activities is paddling through the small fishing village of Nampan. When floating through narrow canals, travellers could easily explore the local’s lives, meet friendly locals and drift along the slow waving lake.

Leaving the beautiful canals in Nampan, tourists will continue moving to the Mine Pyo village. Along the way to the village, travellers have chance to get a closer observation of traditional fishing technique of local fishermen.

Upon reaching Mine Pyo, tourists can visit a local Inthar house to enjoy traditional Shan tea, some local snacks and local soy products like crackers and fried tofu for lunch. Spend some time to contemplate the wonderful landscapes before paddling to Se Sone village.

In Se Sone village, tourists can visit another local Inthar house, where you have another chance to learn more about their unique traditions and customs.

After that, tourists are transferred back to the hotel by long tail boat and finish the kayaking adventure.

End of the Inle Lake Kayaking Tour!

Tour Price

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  • The prices are valid until 20.Dec.2016

Inle Lake Kayaking tour


  • Boat trip as per itinerary
  • Kayak rental and life vest
  • English speaking guide (Other language guide on request)
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as specified
  • Government taxes and service charge
  • Mineral water


  • Inle Lake Zone Fee
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
  • Surcharges if any (increasing of fuel charges, admission fee, Christmas & New year with prior notice)
  • Other services not mentioned in “inclusion”

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