TRANSPORT
INLE LAKE AREA, Myanmar

Area Code 052, $1=1040kyat, Jan 22, 2003

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AIR
A Heho Airport:W 40km from Taunggyi, by taxi $9
Flights to:
Yangon $88 Mandalay $42, Bagan $62

TRAIN
T Train station: in Shwe Nyaung, but very inconvenient to use, too slow, too expensive. to Taunggyi(Ordinary$?/Upper?), Kalaw($1/3), Thazi($3/8), and Yangon dep 10:00? arr11:00+1? ($13/32).

BUS
B All highway buses to Bago & Yangon leave from Taunggyi bus station, outside Taunggyi, but you can get on from Shwe Nyaung if you have a reservation.
You can make a reservation at travel agent or guest houses.
Minibuses to Mandalay, Bagan leave from Taunggyi town center but you can get on from Shwe Nyaung if you have a reservation. To take minibuses to Mandalay or Bagan, you have to leave Nyaung Shwe at 4:30 and you have to rely on an expensive taxi, $2-5. To avoid this you could stay in Kalaw.
to Yangon/Bago 5,000k 20hr 12:30 take Yangon bus.
Mandalay 3,000k 8hr 5:30
Mandalay 3,500k 8hr 19:00
Bagan 4,000k 8hr 5:00
Thazi 3,000k 5hr Take Mandalay minibus 5:00

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