Pick up from your hotel or from Nyaung Shwe Jetty. A short 25 minute boat trip brings us to the village of Thalee Oo, which similar to several lakeside villages has a water part as well as a land based section both with their own monastery. Navigating through the houses on stilts, we disembark at a jetty to being our walk on a flat and shady bullock cart road through the heart of the village. Thalee Oo is an Intha village whose population lives mainly off the land growing peanuts, tomatoes, garlic, sugarcane, rice and vegetables. The walk is not only extremely pretty with traditional bamboo houses on either side and adjacent to a clean stream used for daily washing but also has good views across cultivated fields to Inle Lane and the Shan Hills behind. Stop and chat to some of the friendly Intha families whilst observing their day to day life. After 45 minutes walk through Thalee Oo, we stop at a local rice mill, made entirely from wood and see the process of separating grain, husk and bran. Stop for a chat with local people at a local tea shop. Proceed trekking a little uphill about 1 ½ hour and then another 45 minutes climbing up steep hill up you then reach to Nan Li, a Pao Village.
Enjoy your well deserved lunch prepared by your guide. On the way you will see the plantation of mountain rice, onions, garlic, various kinds of peas, turmeric and vegetables. The PaO ladies still wear traditional black tops and brightly colored chequered towels as turbans.
After lunch, proceed your trekking to Ta Fu Hto, a Pao Village through tropical lust green forest up and down trekking. Proceed to Lae Nge, a Pao village where you will see tea leaves plantations on the way. It takes 1 ½ hour from Nan Li to Lae Nge and then 1 ½ hour from Lae Nge to Ywa Thit by passing through lust green forest and will see a little plantation near Ywa Thit. After admiring the stunning view of Inle Lake and the Shan Hills from our vantage point, we descend for 30 minutes before continuing along a flat path through the village of Alae Myaung back to the lakeshore and our boat will be waiting there.
Transfer by boat to your hotel in Inle Lake or Nyaung Shwe Jetty by navigating through the houses on stilts by enjoying the stunning beauty of sunset of Inle Lake.