Indawgyi Lake is a great place for those who prefer to explore secluded destination. Located in remote Kachin State, Indawgyi Lake is the largest lake of the country. However, it is today still untouched and primeval. For that reason, it is actually an amazing destination for backpackers as well as nature lovers.

Indawgyi Lake, Kachin State, Myanmar

Indawgyi Lake, Kachin State, Myanmar

Thanks to wild landscape, rural lifestyle and peaceful surrounding, Indawgyi is an ideal destination for adventures such as cycling, trekking, kayaking and recreational fishing. It has become home to a variety of animal species and exotic birds. Therefore, it is definitely a not-to-be-missed place for nature lovers. With all wonderful things offered by this Myanmar’s largest lake, travelers will get ultimate experience in a relaxing and refreshing atmosphere.
In addition to scenic natural scenery, Indawgyi Lake attracts travelers for a collection of 20 villages around the lake. Along with that, you will have an opportunity to meet friendly and highly cultured people.

Kayaking in Indawgyi Lake

Kayaking in Indawgyi Lake

If you have a plenty of time, do not forget to travel further to take in views of stunning sights around the lake.
–    Shwe Myitzu Pagoda: For a long time, Shwe Myitzu Pagoda has been one of the most famous highlights of Indawgyi Lake. Besides its ancient beauty, coupled with unique construction, the pagoda attracts an influx of visitors annually. Especially, pagoda festival of the region is wonderful with hustling and bustling atmosphere. Come there and enjoy an interesting festival ever.
–    Shwe Taung (Golden Mountain): Shwe Taung is a topped hill pagoda that provides a panoramic view of the whole area. Get access to the destination by motor boat or motorbike.
When to visit Indawgyi Lake? The Lake can be reached from the beginning of October to the end of May. It is important to know in order to plan a perfect trip.