Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival at Inle Lake


The Inle Lake Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival is one of the most famous pagoda festivals in Myanmar and The PHAUNG DAW OO Festival is the biggest and most important occasion in the Shan State. Four Buddha Images are taken around the lake in a gilded barge pulled by hundreds of leg-rowers in long canoes in front. During the festival, each village greets the four images with fanfare and celebrates every moment of the one-night stopover. Rowing Competitions may be coinciding within your visit. Shan tribe dances and martial arts in each special ceremonial boat. On two specific dates of the festival period, there are boats racing competitions a splendid and most exciting moment as the teams representing various villages around the lake use their skills and strength to win the race. How to get INLE LAKE : Flying from YANGON to HEHO airport and 1 hour drive to NYAUNG SHWE and take the boat to INLE Lake. Accommodation : GIC II or Sky Lake Resort Program : 2 or 3 days of this program should your choice of tour Itinerary INLE LAKE. Suggestion : The best time and Season for Photography