11 days in Myanmar Itinerary

11 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Loikaw
— 1 night
2
Nyaungshwe
— 1 night
3
Taunggyi
— 1 night
4
Kalaw
— 1 night
5
Pindaya
— 1 night
6
Mandalay
— 2 nights
7
Bagan
— 2 nights
8
Popa
— 1 night

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Loikaw

Loikaw ©
Loikaw is the capital of Kayah State in Myanmar. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Aung Tha Pyae Cave, take an in-depth tour of Kayah State Cultural Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Taung Kwe Pagoda.

Before you visit Loikaw, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Yangon (Rangoon) to Loikaw is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Loikaw

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Aung Tha Pyae Cave ©
Aung Tha Pyae Cave
Taung Kwe Pagoda ©
Taung Kwe Pagoda
Kayah State Cultural Museum ©
Kayah State Cultural Museum

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
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You can drive from Loikaw to Nyaungshwe in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Taunggyi.
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Yadana Man Aung Pagoda ©
Yadana Man Aung Pagoda

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Taunggyi

Taunggyi ©
A major trading city in the mountains, Taunggyi offers good access to the plains and hills of the state.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Indein Village, then stroll through Floating Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Taunggyi route planning site.

Taunggyi is very close to Nyaungshwe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Taunggyi

Historic Sites · Parks
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Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Floating Gardens ©
Floating Gardens
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery ©
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery

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Kalaw

Kalaw
Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kalaw trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taunggyi to Kalaw takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Pindaya.

Things to do in Kalaw

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Pindaya

Pindaya ©
Pindaya is a town in the Shan State of Burma. On the 27th (Fri), Head underground at Pindaya Caves.

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You can drive from Kalaw to Pindaya in 1.5 hours. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Pindaya

Nature · Parks
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Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves

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Mandalay

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 28th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, then admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, and finally admire the striking features of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Mahamuni Image, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagaya Monastery, then take in the views from U Bein Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Mandalay Palace.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mandalay vacation builder website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Pindaya to Mandalay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

U Bein Bridge
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©

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Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
On the 30th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Thet Kya Muni, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bagan trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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Popa

Popa ©
On the 1st (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Popa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bagan to Popa in 1.5 hours. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa