10 days in Myanmar Itinerary

10 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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10 days in Myanmar Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Mandalay
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Pindaya
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Nyaungshwe
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Kalaw
— Few hours
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
5
Bagan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Monywa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sagaing
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Mingun
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Beijing


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Mandalay

Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanda Muni Paya and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mandalay sightseeing site .

Beijing, China to Mandalay is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Beijing to Mandalay, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Mingun.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya

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Pindaya

Pindaya ©
Pindaya is a town in the Shan State of Burma. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): Head underground at Pindaya Caves.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pindaya driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mandalay to Pindaya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Pindaya

Nature Parks
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Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, and finally explore the activities along Inle Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nyaungshwe trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Pindaya to Nyaungshwe takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalaw.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Maing Thouk Village ©
Maing Thouk Village

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Kalaw

Kalaw
Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kalaw trip maker .

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Kalaw by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. You will leave for Bagan on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Kalaw

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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night
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
On the 25th (Mon), head outdoors with Shwe-gyu-gyi, then steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda, and then explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bagan online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kalaw to Bagan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monywa.

Things to do in Bagan

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Shwe-gyu-gyi ©
Shwe-gyu-gyi
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda

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night
Monywa

Monywa ©
Venture into the vibrant agricultural streets of Monywa, a city nestled on the banks of the Chindwin River in Northern Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Po Win Daung Caves, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanboddhay Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanboddhay Paya, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of A Myint Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monywa day trip site .

Getting from Bagan to Monywa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sagaing.

Things to do in Monywa

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thanboddhay Paya ©
Thanboddhay Paya
Phowintaung ©
Phowintaung
Thanboddhay Pagoda ©
Thanboddhay Pagoda

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Sagaing

Sagaing ©
Sagaingis the capital of Sagaing Region Located on the Ayeyarwady River, 20 km to the south-west of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river, Sagaing with numerous Buddhist monasteries is an important religious and monastic centre. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Sagaing Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, make a trip to Tilawkaguru Cave Monastery, don't miss a visit to Irrawaddy Bridge, then Head underground at U Min Thonze Caves, and finally make a trip to Dha Kya Di Tar Convent.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sagaing trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Monywa to Sagaing takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mingun.

Things to do in Sagaing

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Sagaing Hill ©
Sagaing Hill
Kaunghmudaw Pagoda ©
Kaunghmudaw Pagoda
Irrawaddy Bridge ©
Irrawaddy Bridge

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Mingun

Mingun ©
The riverside town of Mingun has a set of impressive historical structures that highlight the immense power and egocentricity of the old kings who once ruled the country.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the striking features of Hsinbyume Pagoda, then make a trip to Mingun Bell, then explore the ancient world of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, and finally make a trip to Sat Taw Yar Pagode.

Discover how to plan a Mingun trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Mingun is just a short distance from Sagaing. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mingun

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sat Taw Yar Pagode ©
Sat Taw Yar Pagode
Pahtodawgyi Pagoda ©
Pahtodawgyi Pagoda
Ayeyarwaddy River ©
Ayeyarwaddy River

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