18 days in Myanmar Itinerary

18 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 3 nights
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Hsipaw
— 1 night
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Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 1 night
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Bagan
— 4 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
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Ngapali
— 1 night
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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shwe In Bin Monastry and Sanda Muni Paya. Visit Bagaya Monastery and Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple for their historical value. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the landmark architecture of Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jade Pagoda Mandalay, and don't miss a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mandalay day trip site.

Barcelona, Spain to Mandalay is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from Barcelona to Mandalay due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bagaya Monastery ©
Bagaya Monastery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya

1
night
Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for gifts at Mr Book and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

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Traveling by car from Mandalay to Hsipaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Hsipaw

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking ©
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking
Mr Book ©
Mr Book

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 7th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Anisakan Falls and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Peik Chin Myaung Cave.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hsipaw to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Peik Chin Myaung Cave ©
Peik Chin Myaung Cave
Anisakan Falls ©
Anisakan Falls

4
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Dhammayazika Pagoda and Dhammayan Gyi Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Thatbyinnyu Temple and Pomelo For Myanmar. Step out of Bagan to go to Popa and see Mt Popa, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, and contemplate the long history of Thet Kya Muni.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bagan online trip maker.

Drive from Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Mt Popa
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Sulamani Guphaya Temple ©
Sulamani Guphaya Temple

3
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Shwe Oo Min Pagoda. Step out of the city life by going to Inle Lake and Climbing Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Indein Village in Taunggyi (about 1 hour away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nyaungshwe itinerary builder.

Getting from Bagan to Nyaungshwe by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Kalaw, Indein Village
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Climbing Tours
Balloon Rides

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill, then don't miss a visit to Linthar English School, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and finally stop by Ma Yin Yin.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Ngapali trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Ngapali sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill
Highlights from your plan
Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally try for a hole-in-one at SWING High Definition Golf. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, and then take an in-depth tour of Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue ©
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

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