18 days in Myanmar Itinerary

18 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 4 nights
2
Bagan
— 3 nights
3
Mandalay
— 3 nights
4
Monywa
— 1 night
5
Mandalay
— 2 nights
6
Sagaing
— 1 night
7
Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 1 night

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, explore the activities along Inya Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda, and walk around Kandawgyi Park.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Yangon (Rangoon) due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Spas

3
nights
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, contemplate the long history of Thet Kya Muni, and explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bagan route maker.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bagan by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

3
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Mandalay is known for historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, get great views at Mandalay Hill, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and snap pictures at U Bein Bridge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mandalay trip planner.

Getting from Bagan to Mandalay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Monywa.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

U Bein Bridge
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Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©

1
night
Monywa

Monywa ©
Venture into the vibrant agricultural streets of Monywa, a city nestled on the banks of the Chindwin River in Northern Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Phowintaung. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Bodhi Tataung, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanboddhay Paya, and then get to know the fascinating history of A Myint Village.

Plan my day in Monywa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Mandalay to Monywa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Monywa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Phowintaung ©
Phowintaung
Thanboddhay Paya ©
Thanboddhay Paya
Bodhi Tataung ©
Bodhi Tataung

2
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanda Muni Paya and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahagandayon Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mandalay trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Monywa to Mandalay by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sagaing.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Mahagandayon Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Sagaing

Sagaing ©
Sagaingis the capital of Sagaing Region Located on the Ayeyarwady River, 20 km to the south-west of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river, Sagaing with numerous Buddhist monasteries is an important religious and monastic centre. On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Irrawaddy Bridge, explore the fascinating underground world of U Min Thonze Caves, then get great views at Sagaing Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soon U Ponya Shin Paya.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sagaing vacation planning site.

Getting from Mandalay to Sagaing by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Sagaing

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Sagaing Hill ©
Sagaing Hill
Irrawaddy Bridge ©
Irrawaddy Bridge

1
night
Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) ©
Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) was established by the British as a military outpost, but soon became the summer capital of British Burma, and a popular retreat for the colonial administration on account of its relatively cool and refreshing climate.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens and then admire the sheer force of Anisakan Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sagaing to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens ©
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens
Anisakan Falls ©
Anisakan Falls

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