12 days in Myanmar Itinerary

12 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 2 nights
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Bagan
— 3 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 2 nights
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Ngapali
— 1 night
5
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 12th (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanda Muni Paya, then admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and finally admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mandalay itinerary site.

Sydney, Australia to Mandalay is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Myanmar Time is minus 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya

3
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dhammayazika Pagoda and Shwe-gyu-gyi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Manuha Temple and Thet Kya Muni. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gawdawpalin Temple, make a trip to Lemyethna Temple, and stop by Pomelo For Myanmar.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bagan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Shwe-gyu-gyi ©
Shwe-gyu-gyi
Dhammayazika Pagoda ©
Dhammayazika Pagoda

2
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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Htat Eian Cave Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Indein Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nyaungshwe trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Bagan to Nyaungshwe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Balloon Rides
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery ©
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Linthar English School, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Ngapali Art Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ngapali trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach
Ngapali Art Gallery ©
Ngapali Art Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally visit Yangon Chinatown. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, then stop by Pomelo, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yangon (Rangoon) visit planner.

You can fly from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue ©
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

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