18 days in Mandalay & Yangon (Rangoon) Itinerary

18 days in Mandalay & Yangon (Rangoon) Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 2 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 15 nights

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Mandalay

— 2 nights
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 7th (Thu): get great views at Mandalay Hill, then admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and finally admire the striking features of Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bagaya Monastery, then snap pictures at U Bein Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Mandalay Palace.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Mandalay day trip website.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Mandalay International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yangon (Rangoon)

— 15 nights

Garden City of the East

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yangon (Rangoon): Bago (Four Buddha Image, Shwethalyaung Buddha, &more) and Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan). Spend the 14th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, and stroll the grounds of Taukkyan War Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Mandalay to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips