17 days in Myanmar Itinerary

17 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 2 nights
2
Ngapali
— 1 night
3
Nyaungshwe
— 2 nights
4
Kalaw
— 1 night
5
Kengtung
— 1 night
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Hsipaw
— 1 night
7
Bagan
— 3 nights
8
Mandalay
— 3 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Botahtaung Pagoda and Walking tours. Go for a jaunt from Yangon (Rangoon) to Pabedan to see Bogyoke Aung San Market about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, explore the galleries of Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, and stroll around Kandawgyi Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) trip builder app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Lisbon to Yangon (Rangoon), you'll lose 6.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Tours · Spas

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda ©
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

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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 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Linthar English School, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ngapali Beach, and then look for gifts at MiMi Souvenir Shop.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ngapali attractions planning site.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Ngapali sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

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

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, then explore the activities along Inle Lake, and finally learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, Head underground at Htat Eian Cave Temple, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nyaungshwe itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
Maing Thouk Village ©
Maing Thouk Village

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Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kalaw trip planning site.

You can drive from Nyaungshwe to Kalaw in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kengtung.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Spas
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Climbing Tours
Shwe Oo Min Pagoda ©
Shwe Oo Min Pagoda

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Kengtung

Kengtung ©
Kengtung is a town in Shan State, Burma. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Naung Tung Lake, visit Hill Tribe Village, and then make a trip to Kengtung Market.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kengtung road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kalaw to Kengtung takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Kengtung

Nature · Parks
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Naung Tung Lake ©
Naung Tung Lake

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Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): hike along Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hsipaw visit planning site.

You can drive from Kengtung to Hsipaw in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Hsipaw

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking ©
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dhammayazika Pagoda and Bulethi. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, revel in the low prices at MBoutik, and head outdoors with Shwe-gyu-gyi.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bagan tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hsipaw to Bagan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Dhammayazika Pagoda ©
Dhammayazika Pagoda
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sanda Muni Paya and Food Tours. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, don't miss a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, and take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mandalay online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bagan to Mandalay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya
Bagaya Monastery ©
Bagaya Monastery

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