10 days in Myanmar Itinerary

10 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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10 days in Myanmar Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly + taxi:  16​h
1
Bagan
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Mandalay
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Istanbul

2
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bagan Temples and Shwezigon Pagoda. Ananda Temple and Sulamani Guphaya Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda, explore the ancient world of Shwe Leik Too, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhammayan Gyi Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bagan online trip itinerary maker .

Istanbul, Turkey to Bagan is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Istanbul to Bagan, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda

3
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung) and Mandalay Palace. Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book and Pahtodawgyi will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Mandalay to Mingun to see Sat Taw Yar Pagode about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagaya Monastery, and get great views at Mandalay Hill.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay trip builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Mandalay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sat Taw Yar Pagode
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Pahtodawgyi ©
Pahtodawgyi

3
nights
Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, then hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaba Aye Paya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mandalay to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
Botahtaung Pagoda ©
Botahtaung Pagoda

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