23 days in Myanmar Itinerary

23 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 3 nights
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Bagan
— 5 nights
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Popa
— 1 night
4
Kalaw
— 2 nights
5
Pindaya
— 1 night
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Nyaungshwe
— 4 nights
7
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 5 nights

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Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shwenandaw Monastery and Mandalay Palace. Step out of Mandalay with an excursion to Hsinbyume Pagoda in Mingun--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, appreciate the history behind Mahamuni Image, and get a dose of the wild on Mandalay Airport Taxi and Travelling.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mandalay online tour itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Mandalay is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Mandalay, you'll lose 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Pahtodawgyi ©
Pahtodawgyi

5
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan Temples and Dhammayan Gyi Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Bagan with an excursion to Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery in Leya--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Black Elephant Studio, contemplate the long history of Htilominlo Pahto, and make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bagan trip website.

You can drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Shwezigon Pagoda ©
Shwezigon Pagoda

1
night
Popa

Popa ©
On the 9th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Popa.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Popa day trip site.

You can drive from Bagan to Popa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Kalaw.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

2
nights
Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
On the 10th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at Kalaw Yoga by Sprouting Seeds, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp- Day Tours and then take a memorable excursion with Wednesday Trekking Information.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalaw trip site.

Traveling by car from Popa to Kalaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pindaya.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Wildlife
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Walking tours
Climbing Tours

1
night
Pindaya

Pindaya ©
Pindaya is a town in the Shan State of Burma. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Aung Umbrella, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pindaya Caves, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pone Taloke Lake.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pindaya day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kalaw to Pindaya takes 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Pindaya

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves
Aung Umbrella ©
Aung Umbrella
Pone Taloke Lake ©
Pone Taloke Lake

4
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Get a sense of the local culture at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery and Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung. Explore Nyaungshwe's surroundings by going to Taunggyi (Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery & Indein Village). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Inle Lake, trot along with Inle Horse Club Nyaung Shwe, get around town with guide naywin Inle, and let your taste buds guide you at Tofu House Inle Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nyaungshwe online trip builder.

You can drive from Pindaya to Nyaungshwe in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery ©
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery

5
nights
Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon) ©

Garden City of the East

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shwedagon Pagoda and Botahtaung Pagoda. When in Yangon (Rangoon), make a side trip to see Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan, approximately Pabedan away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda, appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, get engrossed in the history at Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) trip planner.

You can fly from Nyaungshwe to Yangon (Rangoon) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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