2 days in Mingun & Bago Itinerary

2 days in Mingun & Bago Itinerary

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2 days in Mingun & Bago Itinerary

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + taxi:  2​h
— Few hours
Fly + foot + bus + train:  5​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)


Mingun ©
The riverside town of Mingun has a set of impressive historical structures that highlight the immense power and egocentricity of the old kings who once ruled the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lions of Stone. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Hsinbyume Pagoda and then appreciate the history behind Lions of Stone.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mingun trip itinerary planning site .

Yangon (Rangoon) to Mingun is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Bago.

Things to do in Mingun

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lions of Stone ©
Lions of Stone
Hsinbyume Pagoda ©
Hsinbyume Pagoda


Bago ©
Once a bustling city in southern Myanmar, the market town of Bago mostly draws visitors on day trips from Yangon, coming to see the relics and historic monuments from its heyday.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Kyaik Pun Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha, appreciate the history behind Shwethalyaung Buddha, explore the historical opulence of Kambazathadi Golden Palace, then make a trip to Shwemawdaw Paya, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyaly Khat Wai Monastery.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Bago trip builder site .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Mingun to Bago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bago

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shwemawdaw Paya ©
Shwemawdaw Paya
Kyaik Pun Pagoda ©
Kyaik Pun Pagoda
Kambazathadi Golden Palace ©
Kambazathadi Golden Palace