17 days in Myanmar Itinerary

17 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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17 days in Myanmar Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Ngapali
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Nyaungshwe
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
4
Popa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bagan
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Mandalay
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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 Bago to see Shwemawdaw Paya about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Inya Lake, and hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Yangon (Rangoon), you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Shwemawdaw Paya
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
Spas

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 14th (Tue): look for gifts at MiMi Souvenir Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Ngapali Beach, then don't miss a visit to Linthar English School, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kanthaya Beach.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ngapali fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In April, daytime highs in Ngapali are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach
MiMi Souvenir Shop ©
MiMi Souvenir Shop

2
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Indein Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Shwe Yan Pyay, then do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, then admire the natural beauty at Floating Gardens, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nyaungshwe tour planner .

Getting from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Popa.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taunggyi
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung

1
night
Popa

Popa ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Popa.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Popa road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nyaungshwe to Popa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Popa

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

3
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, outdoors, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, contemplate the long history of Htilominlo Pahto, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thatbyinnyu Temple.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bagan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Popa to Bagan takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

5
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Explore Mandalay's surroundings by going to Mingun (Sat Taw Yar Pagode & Hsinbyume Pagoda). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get great views at Mandalay Hill, and take in the views from U Bein Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay tour itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Mandalay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Mingun, U Bein Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill

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