Inle Lake

There is a saying, “ A person cannot be said to have been to Myanmar if he has not visited the Inle Lake’’.Inle Lake is Myanmar’s second largest inland lake. It is about 22 km long (North-South) and 11 km wide (East-West). An estimated 100,000 Inthas live on and around Inle Lake. It has a number of places and villages in and around Inle Lake that quite interesting and worthwhile to visit. They are

  • Ywama Village
  • Gold Smith & Silver Smith Workshop
  • Indein Village
  • Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda
  • Alodaw Pauk Pagoda
  • Floating Garden
  • Inphaw Khone Village
  • Blacksmith Workshop
  • Pottery Workshop
  • Nga Hpe Chaung
  • Inleh bo Teh

Nyaung Shwe

Kalaw Trekking Route
  • Yadana Man Aung Pagoda
  • Nyaung Shwe Market
  • Museum of Shan Chiefs (Sao Pha)
  • Kyauk Phyu Gyi Buddha Image
  • Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery
  • Khaung Daing, Hot Spring
  • Winery


Taunggyi is the capital of Shan State, Myanmar. Taunggyi is at an elevation of 4,712ft (1,436m) above sea level. It is hill station and gate way to Kakku Historical Zone. The interesting places around this regions are

  • Aye Tharyar Golf Club
  • Aye Tharyar Vineyard
  • Sulamuni Pagoda
  • Taunggyi Myoma Market
  • Shan State Cultural Museum
  • Mya Sein Taung Pagoda
  • Hten San Cave
  • Pa-O Village
  • Kakku Pagodas


  • Pone Ta Lote Lake
  • Pindaya Cave
  • Sin Khaung Monastery
  • Yazagyi Village
  • Pyadalin Cave
  • Bamboo Hat Making Workshop
  • Umbrella & Shan-paper Making

Aung Pan

It is located at 4219ft (1286m) above sea level and 38 miles (61km) away from Taunggyi and 6 miles (10km) away from Kalaw.


It stands 1320 meter above sea level and 70km west of Taunggyi, about halfway along the Thazi-Taunggyi road. It is a popular hill station, a peaceful and quiet place pleasantly cool and a good place for hiking amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged mountain scenes.

  • Myin Ma Hti Cave
  • Shwe U Min Pagoda
  • Nee Paya (Bamboo Buddha Image)
  • Anglican Church
  • Colonial Buildings
  • Palaung Village


  • Water Festival
  • Kasone Festival
  • Phaungdawoo Pagoda Festival
  • Tasaung Dine Festival (Hot Air Balloon Festival)