15 days in Myanmar Itinerary

15 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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

3
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Step out of Mandalay to go to Mingun and see Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahtodawgyi, take in the views from U Bein Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Mandalay Palace.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mandalay road trip planning site.

Doha, Qatar to Mandalay is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Doha to Mandalay. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Step out of Bagan to go to Leya and see Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Myauk Guni, make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery, and explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan travel planner.

Drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery
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Balloon Rides
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

1
night
Popa

Popa ©
On the 9th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Popa day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bagan to Popa takes 1.5 hours. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

2
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, then take in nature's colorful creations at Floating Gardens, and finally do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Outdoor Activities, then delve into the distant past at Indein Village, and then relax in the rural setting at Lotus Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nyaungshwe trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Popa to Nyaungshwe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Taunggyi
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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Floating Gardens ©
Floating Gardens

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 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ngapali Elephants Sanctuary, make a trip to Linthar English School, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ngapali Beach, and finally stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ngapali itinerary tool.

You can fly from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach
MiMi Souvenir Shop ©
MiMi Souvenir Shop

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yangon (Rangoon) to Pabedan to see Bogyoke Aung San Market about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwedagon Pagoda, pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, stop by dacco.myanmar, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Spas

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