Located in the northeast of Yangon and east of Mandalay is Inle Lake, a unique and magical lake surrounded by the blue mountain ranges. It is about 1000 km above sea level, 20 km long and 10 km wide. It is famous for the native lake-dwellers (Innthar) rowing their boats with one leg, standing at the stern of the boats. Visitors are sure to enjoy the romantic and breathtaking scenery called “Venice of Myanmar” by tourists, Apart from its picturesque scenery, Inle Lake will surely provide visitors an excellent opportunity to expeience how the lake dwellers make their livings on the lake, how they cultivate vegetables on the floating Islands by boat, how the fishermen catch fishes, how the school children paddle on the way to school and how the Innthas displays their local products. NyaungShwe is the starting point for the boat excursions to all the points of interest on the Inlay Lake. Boat ride excursions can be made to PhaungdawOo Pagoda, Jumping Cat Monastery, Yaw Ma Village, Silver-Smith Workshop, InpalKone Village, Black-Smith, Waving, Charoot, papu, Umbrella, Boat Factory, Floating Islands, Padaung woman, Indein, ShweyanPye Monastery.