21 days in Myanmar Itinerary

21 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 5 nights
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Ngapali
— 2 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
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Bagan
— 5 nights
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Mandalay
— 4 nights

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Bogyoke Aung San Market or Trish Gallery. Kids will enjoy Shwedagon Pagoda and National Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, take in the dramatic natural features at Panthu Mahar, view the masterpieces at Studio Square, and see the interesting displays at U Thant House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yangon (Rangoon) day trip planning website.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Yangon (Rangoon). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Bogyoke Aung San Market ©
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), head outdoors with Ngapali Water Sport Center, then stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Linthar English School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill and then view the masterpieces at Ngapali Art Gallery.

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Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Thandwe
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Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach
MiMi Souvenir Shop ©
MiMi Souvenir Shop
Ngapali Art Gallery ©
Ngapali Art Gallery

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Take a break from the city and head to Inle Lake and Walking tours. Get some historical perspective at Indein Village and Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung. When in Nyaungshwe, make a side trip to see Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery in Taunggyi, approximately Taunggyi away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Gallery 19, learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nyaungshwe road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Taunggyi, Walking tours
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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Walking tours

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Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan Temples and Balloon Rides are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Ananda Temple and Sulamani Guphaya Temple for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bagan: Shwe La Yaung Lacquerware Shop (in Myin Ka Bar) and Mt Popa (in Popa). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Htilominlo Pahto, and don't miss a visit to Thet Kya Muni.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bagan vacation planner.

You can fly from Nyaungshwe to Bagan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Shwe La Yaung Lacquerware Shop, Mt Popa
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Balloon Rides
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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Mandalay

Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pahtodawgyi and Mandalay Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shwenandaw Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagaya Monastery, and look for gifts at Soe Moe Myanmar Handicrafts.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mandalay trip tool.

You can drive from Bagan to Mandalay in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©

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