21 days in Myanmar Itinerary

21 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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21 days in Myanmar Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Mandalay
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Pindaya
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
Ngapali
— 1 day
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h
4
Hsipaw
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Mohnyin
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Monywa
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
8
Mrauk U
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Magway
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Sittwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung) and Mingun Pahtodawgyi will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ayeyarwaddy River. When in Mandalay, make a side trip to see Sat Taw Yar Pagode in Mingun, approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, contemplate the long history of Mandalay Palace, take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, and snap pictures at U Bein Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mandalay journey builder tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Mandalay is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Mandalay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pindaya.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mingun, U Bein Bridge
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Pahtodawgyi ©
Pahtodawgyi

1
night
Pindaya

Pindaya ©
Pindaya is a town in the Shan State of Burma. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Pindaya Caves.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pindaya road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mandalay to Pindaya in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Pindaya

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), make a trip to Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanthaya Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ngapali Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ngapali day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pindaya to Ngapali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
On the 24th (Mon), hike along Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hsipaw driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Ngapali to Hsipaw in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. On the 25th (Tue), you're off toPyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Hsipaw

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

3
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at FAME Organic Pharming Project, take in the dramatic scenery at Anisakan Falls, then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Anglican Church, and finally relax in the rural setting at HTOO Orange Farm.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hsipaw to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. You will leave for Mohnyin on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens ©
Anisakan Falls ©
Anisakan Falls
All Saints Anglican Church ©
All Saints Anglican Church

2
nights
Mohnyin

Mohnyin ©
Mohnyin is a town in Kachin State, Myanmar. On the 29th (Sat), explore the activities along Indawgyi Lake.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mohnyin trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) to Mohnyin by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly. On the 30th (Sun), you're off toMonywa.

Things to do in Mohnyin

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Indawgyi Lake ©
Indawgyi Lake

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanboddhay Paya, then make a trip to Bodhi Tataung, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanboddhay Pagoda, and finally Head underground at Po Win Daung Caves.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monywa trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Mohnyin to Monywa with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Mrauk U.

Things to do in Monywa

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Thanboddhay Paya ©
Thanboddhay Paya
Phowintaung ©
Phowintaung
Thanboddhay Pagoda ©
Thanboddhay Pagoda

2
nights
Mrauk U

Mrauk U ©
Mrauk U is an archaeologically important town in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Mrauk-U, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koe Thaung Temple, make a trip to Shitthaung Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Andaw Thein Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Laymyetnha Paya, and finally make a trip to Htukkam Thein.

To plan Mrauk U vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Monywa to Mrauk U takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Magway.

Things to do in Mrauk U

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mrauk-U ©
Mrauk-U
Koe Thaung Temple ©
Koe Thaung Temple
Andaw Thein Temple ©
Andaw Thein Temple

1
night
Magway

Magway ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Min Hla and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Myat Tha Lon Pagoda.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Magway online tour builder .

Drive from Mrauk U to Magway in 9 hours. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sittwe.

Things to do in Magway

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Myat Tha Lon Pagoda ©
Myat Tha Lon Pagoda

2
nights
Sittwe

Sittwe ©
Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma). Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Buddhist Museum, don't miss a visit to Law Ka Nandar Pagoda, then take some stellar pictures from Viewpoint, then examine the collection at Rakhine State Cultural Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Sittwe Beach.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sittwe online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Magway to Sittwe takes 12 hours. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sittwe

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Buddhist Museum ©
Buddhist Museum
Lay Shan Taung Lighthouse ©
Lay Shan Taung Lighthouse
Rakhine State Cultural Museum ©
Rakhine State Cultural Museum

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