20 days in Myanmar Itinerary

20 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 2 nights
2
Hsipaw
— 1 night
3
Monywa
— 2 nights
4
Bagan
— 4 nights
5
Kalaw
— 2 nights
6
Ngwe Saung
— 1 day
7
Hpa An
— 1 night
8
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 4 nights

2
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Explore hidden gems such as Bagaya Monastery and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Popular historic sites such as Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery and Sanda Muni Paya are in your itinerary. Step out of Mandalay to go to Amarapura and see Inn Wa, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple and admire the striking features of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mandalay online road trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Mandalay is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bucharest to Mandalay, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Inn Wa
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Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple ©

1
night
Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): look for gifts at Mr Book and then hike along Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hsipaw itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mandalay to Hsipaw in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monywa.

Things to do in Hsipaw

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking ©
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking
Mr Book ©
Mr Book

2
nights
Monywa

Monywa ©
Venture into the vibrant agricultural streets of Monywa, a city nestled on the banks of the Chindwin River in Northern Myanmar.
On the 31st (Fri), explore the ancient world of A Myint Village and then explore the fascinating underground world of Phowintaung. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Laykyun Sekkya Buddha and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanboddhay Paya.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Monywa trip planner.

Drive from Hsipaw to Monywa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Monywa sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Monywa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Phowintaung ©
Phowintaung
Thanboddhay Paya ©
Thanboddhay Paya
Laykyun Sekkya Buddha ©
Laykyun Sekkya Buddha

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nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Get some cultural insight at Dhammayan Gyi Temple and Sulamani Guphaya Temple. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Htilominlo Pahto and Gawdawpalin Temple. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Shwe-gyu-gyi, contemplate the waterfront views at Ayeyarwady River, steep yourself in history at Gubyaukgyi Temple, and don't miss a visit to Lemyethna Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bagan tour planner.

Drive from Monywa to Bagan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ayeyarwady River
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Sulamani Guphaya Temple ©
Sulamani Guphaya Temple
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Htilominlo Pahto ©
Htilominlo Pahto

2
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Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then don't miss a visit to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hnee Paya, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kalaw driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Bagan to Kalaw by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ngwe Saung.

Things to do in Kalaw

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Climbing Tours
Walking tours
Hnee Paya ©
Hnee Paya

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Ngwe Saung

Ngwe Saung ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Lovers Island, then kick back and relax at Ngwe Saung, and then kick back and relax at Ngwe Saung Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ngwe Saung trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kalaw to Ngwe Saung in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hpa An.

Things to do in Ngwe Saung

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Ngwe Saung ©
Ngwe Saung
Ngwe Saung Beach ©
Ngwe Saung Beach
Lovers Island ©
Lovers Island

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night
Hpa An

Hpa An ©
Hpa-An is the capital of Kayin State (also known as Karen State), Myanmar (Burma). On the 9th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Bat Cave and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Zwegabin. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Kawgun Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sadan Cave, and then make a trip to Kyauk Ka Lat Pagoda.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hpa An trip planner.

You can drive from Ngwe Saung to Hpa An in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hpa An can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Hpa An

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Mount Zwegabin ©
Mount Zwegabin
Kawgun Cave ©
Kawgun Cave
Bat Cave ©
Bat Cave

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.
Visit Botahtaung Pagoda and Taukkyan War Cemetery for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Immaculate Conception Cathedral and Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda. Get out of town with these interesting Yangon (Rangoon) side-trips: Bago (Shwethalyaung Buddha & Shwemawdaw Paya). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, look for gifts at Pomelo, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) day trip site.

You can drive from Hpa An to Yangon (Rangoon) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Bago
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Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda ©
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue ©
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

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