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Get to know Inle Lake (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Inle Lake. To help you make friends with Inle Lake before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Inle Lake, Myanmar, is home to one of the main tourist attractions of the country -- the lake of the same name. The lake is big and there are several villages around the lake. Most people will, however, stay in Nyaungshwe, which is the village with most facilities for travelers and can easily be reached by public transport and boat.

There are not many hostels in Inle Lake, Myanmar, or Nyaungshwe, but there are many guest houses, which offer dorm rooms and can therefore be counted as hostels in Inle Lake, Myanmar. The quality of the hostels in Inle Lake, Myanmar, varies greatly, as tourism is quite new in Inle Lake and the local people don't always understand what tourists are looking for. The standard in some Inle Lake, Myanmar hostels is as equally good as that of hostels in more developed countries, but in other Inle Lake, Myanmar hostels you might just get a mattress on the floor and no other facilities. Common areas are often nonexistent and as many places offer very small dorms with two or three beds, it might be difficult to meet people. However, it seems that the breakfast in all Inle Lake, Myanmar hostels is included in the price and of good quality; it often includes toast with eggs and fresh fruit.

When looking for an Inle Lake, Myanmar hostel, the location might be important. Everything in Nyaungshwe is within walking distance, but Inle Lake, Myanmar hostels on the edge of town are easily a fifteen-minute walk from the city centre, from where the boat trips to the lake leave. Some Inle Lake, Myanmar hostels offer free or cheap bike rental to get around town. Another thing to look for are the common areas, as not a lot of hostels in Inle Lake, Myanmar, offer these.

Popular activities around Inle Lake and Nyaungshwe are trips on the lake and trekkings. There are several tour companies on the main street that offer these activities, as well as onward bus transport. Some Inle Lake, Myanmar hostels can also arrange trips and transport.

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Mae Hong Son Mae Hong Son (177 Km / 110 mi.)
Soppong Soppong (179 Km / 111 mi.)
Mandalay Mandalay (181 Km / 112 mi.)

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Song of Travel Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Inle Lake.
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Your Packing List for Inle Lake

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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