19 days in Thailand & Myanmar Itinerary

19 days in Thailand & Myanmar Itinerary

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19 days in Thailand & Myanmar Itinerary

Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Fly:  17​h
1
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 30​min
3
Bagan, Myanmar
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6​h 45​min
5
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
+7
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Train + Foot + Bus + Foot + Train:  11​h 45​min
6
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Lisbon, Portugal

1
night
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 17th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Nawaday Art Gallery, shop like a local with Trish Gallery, browse the different shops at Junction City, then explore the galleries of TAW WIN ART GALLERY, and finally soar above the sights with a balloon tour. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Wired 0n 39, look for gifts at Chin Chili Shop, and then browse the different shops at City Mall St. John.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) visit planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Myanmar Time (MMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Shopping Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Trish Gallery ©
Trish Gallery
Nawaday Art Gallery ©
Nawaday Art Gallery
TAW WIN  ART GALLERY ©
TAW WIN ART GALLERY

2
nights
Nyaungshwe, Myanmar

Nyaungshwe ©
On the 19th (Fri), explore the activities along Inle Lake, view the masterpieces at Gallery 19, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ywa Thit Monastery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Htat Eian Cave Temple, and finally make a trip to Maing Thouk Village. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Yan Pyay, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nyaungshwe day trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Yangon (Rangoon) to Nyaungshwe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
Spas

2
nights
Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Winido Temple, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then explore the galleries of Shwe La Yaung Lacquerware Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Paya, contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, and finally make a trip to Ananda Ok Kyaung.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bagan trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nyaungshwe to Bagan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda
Shwezigon Pagoda ©
Shwezigon Pagoda

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tha Pae Walking Street and Wattana Art Gallery. Head to The Suvannabumi Art Gallery and Jang Muang Galleryfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Kad Sala Mae Kru Kum in San Pa Tong (about 44 minutes away). On the 24th (Wed), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Glang-Viang Gallery and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip builder site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Chiang Mai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In April, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Shopping Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Kad Sala Mae Kru Kum, Tha Pae Walking Street
Highlights from your plan
Tha Pae Walking Street ©
Tha Pae Walking Street
Zipline
Wat Si Suphan ©
Wat Si Suphan

2
nights
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Get in touch with nature at Laem Thian and Fishing Charters & Tours. Shop till you drop at The Gallery and Flipflop and Treacle. Make the 28th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Nuan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Bay, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao holiday app .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. While traveling from Chiang Mai, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Koh Tao, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lighthouse Bay ©
Lighthouse Bay

2
nights
Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre and Wat Thawornwararam are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rock Valley Hot Spring & Fish Spa. Explore Kanchanaburi's surroundings by going to Elephant Haven (in Sai Yok), Phra That Cave (in Si Sawat) and Erawan Falls (in Erawan National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanchanaburi trip maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Koh Tao to Kanchanaburi in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Koh Tao in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Kanchanaburi, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sai Yok, Erawan waterfall, Phra That Cave
Highlights from your plan
Erawan waterfall ©
Erawan waterfall
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre ©
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery ©
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Terminal 21, then look for gifts at Ricky's Fashion House, then buy something for everyone on your list at CentralWorld, and finally view the masterpieces at YELO House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): hunt for treasures at Food Villa Ratchaphruek, buy something for everyone on your list at CentralPlaza WestGate, then explore the wide array of goods at Ikea Bang Yai, and finally admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery 36.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok tour planner .

Drive from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bangkok are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bang Yai
Highlights from your plan
CentralWorld ©
CentralWorld
Terminal 21 ©
Terminal 21
Central Plaza WestGate ©
Central Plaza WestGate

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