16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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

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Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Change things up with a short trip to Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan (about 40 minutes away). Spend the 18th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, walk around Kandawgyi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, and admire the striking features of Kyaik Ka San Pagoda.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) road trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yangon (Rangoon). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Spas
Kandawgyi Park ©
Kandawgyi Park

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Myanmar Diving Academy, then relax and rejuvenate at HeadtoToe, and then get a dose of the wild on Yin Min Htike Tour Operation & Information Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ngapali Elephants Sanctuary, make a trip to Linthar English School, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and finally stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Ngapali online day trip planner.

Fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Myanmar Diving Academy ©
Myanmar Diving Academy
Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stop by Ei Ei Silver Shop, indulge in some culinary diversions at Tofu House Inle Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, and finally make a trip to Maing Thouk Village.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nyaungshwe visit site.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kalaw.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Ei Ei Silver Shop ©
Ei Ei Silver Shop
Tofu House Inle Lake ©
Tofu House Inle Lake

2
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Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery, surround yourself with nature on Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp- Day Tours, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Wednesday Trekking Information, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kalaw visit website.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Kalaw by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Kalaw

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Walking tours
Climbing Tours
Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery ©
Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery

2
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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 24th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, then admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Soe Moe Myanmar Handicrafts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bagaya Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image, and finally gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mandalay trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kalaw to Mandalay in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill

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Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Change things up with a short trip to Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery in Leya (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and don't miss a visit to Yandabo Village Pottery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bagan road trip site.

Traveling by car from Mandalay to Bagan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda

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Popa

Popa ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Popa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Popa day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bagan to Popa takes 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Popa

Parks · Nature
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

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