12 days in Myanmar Itinerary

12 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Bagan
— 2 nights
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Pindaya
— 1 night
3
Nyaungshwe
— 1 night
4
Taunggyi
— 1 night
5
Mandalay
— 2 nights
6
Ngapali
— 1 night
7
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights

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2
nights
Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for gifts at Pomelo For Myanmar, steep yourself in history at Bagan Temples, then steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda, and finally steep yourself in history at Thet Kya Muni. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bagan trip planning website.

Ipoh, Malaysia to Bagan is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Ipoh to Bagan due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pindaya.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
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Must see
Balloon Rides
4.7
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Must see
Bagan Temples
4.9
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Historic Site
Shwesandaw Pagoda
4.4

1
night
Pindaya

Pindaya ©
Pindaya is a town in the Shan State of Burma. On the 2nd (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Pindaya Caves.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pindaya trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bagan to Pindaya in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Pindaya

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally make a trip to Maing Thouk Village.

To plan Nyaungshwe vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Pindaya to Nyaungshwe takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Taunggyi.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks · Nature · Spas · Wineries
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Must see
Inle Lake
4.6
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Spa
Spas
4.3

1
night
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 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Floating Gardens and then explore the ancient world of Indein Village.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Taunggyi trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Nyaungshwe to Taunggyi takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Taunggyi

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Ruin
Indein Village
4.7

2
nights
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 5th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwenandaw Monastery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahamuni Image, take in the views from U Bein Bridge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pahtodawgyi.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mandalay trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Taunggyi to Mandalay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ngapali.

Things to do in Mandalay

Side Trip

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Architectural Building
Shwenandaw Monastery
4.5
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Lookout
Mandalay Hill
4.1
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Bridge
U Bein Bridge
3.7

1
night
Ngapali

Ngapali ©
Combining traditional rural charms with an ever-growing beach resort vibe, the fishing village of Ngapali stands out as a highlight of Myanmar's west coast.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Linthar English School.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ngapali trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mandalay to Ngapali in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors
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Gift & Specialty Shop
MiMi Souvenir Shop
4.6

3
nights
Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon) ©

Garden City of the East

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 8th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, then appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): explore the activities along Inya Lake, then stroll around Kandawgyi Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) holiday maker app.

You can drive from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Golf

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Shwedagon Pagoda
4.8
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Spa
Spas
4.3

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