17 days in Shan State Itinerary

17 days in Shan State Itinerary

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Kengtung
— 2 nights
2
Kalaw
— 4 nights
3
Hsipaw
— 4 nights
4
Nyaungshwe
— 6 nights

2
nights
Kengtung

Kengtung ©
Kengtung is a town in Shan State, Burma. Kengtung is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kengtung Market, pause for some photo ops at Yat Taw Mu Bouddha, explore the activities along Nong tung Lake, and visit Hill Tribe Village.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kengtung sightseeing planner.

Yangon (Rangoon) to Kengtung is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kalaw.

Things to do in Kengtung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nong tung Lake
Highlights from your plan
Naung Tung Lake ©
Naung Tung Lake
Nong tung Lake ©
Nong tung Lake

4
nights
Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Get out of town with these interesting Kalaw side-trips: Pindaya Caves (in Pindaya) and Main Ma Ye' Tha-Khin-Ma Mountain (in Taunggyi). The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kalaw trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Kengtung to Kalaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You will leave for Hsipaw on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pindaya Caves, Main Ma Ye' Tha-Khin-Ma Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Walking tours
Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves

4
nights
Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hsipaw: Goke Hteik Viaduct (in Nawnghkio) and Lashio (Mansu Pagoda & Lashio Hot Springs).

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hsipaw travel route planning website.

You can drive from Kalaw to Hsipaw in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll set off for Nyaungshwe on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Hsipaw

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Lashio, Goke Hteik Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking ©
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking
Goke Hteik Viaduct ©
Goke Hteik Viaduct
Mr Book ©
Mr Book

6
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nyaungshwe: Taunggyi (Ko Than Hlaing, Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ywa Thit Monastery.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nyaungshwe trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Hsipaw to Nyaungshwe in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Taunggyi
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery ©
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery