28 days in Myanmar Itinerary

28 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 4 nights
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Myeik
— 1 night
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Bago
— 2 nights
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Mawlamyine
— 1 night
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Pyay
— 1 night
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Sale
— 1 night
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Kanpetlet
— 1 night
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Lashio
— 1 night
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Bagan
— 6 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 2 nights
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Kengtung
— 2 nights
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Kachin State
— 1 night
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Mandalay
— 2 nights

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Botahtaung Pagoda and Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue and Walking tours. Take a break from Yangon (Rangoon) with a short trip to Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, walk around Maha Bandula Park, don't miss a visit to Baungdawgyoke Pagoda, and stop by Pomelo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) travel itinerary planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Yangon (Rangoon), you'll lose 9.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Myeik.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Inya Lake ©
Inya Lake
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue ©
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

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Myeik

Myeik ©
Myeik, formerly Mergui, is a city in Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar (Burma), located in the extreme south of the country on the coast of an island on the Andaman Sea. On the 7th (Sun), make a trip to Thein Daw Gyi Pagoda.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Myeik trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Myeik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bago.
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Thein Daw Gyi Pagoda ©
Thein Daw Gyi Pagoda

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Bago

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.
On the 8th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Kyaik Pun Pagoda, appreciate the history behind Shwethalyaung Buddha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha, then make a trip to Snake Pagoda, then make a trip to Shwemawdaw Paya, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kambazathadi Golden Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bago trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Myeik to Bago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mawlamyine.

Things to do in Bago

Historic Sites
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Shwethalyaung Buddha ©
Shwethalyaung Buddha
Kambazathadi Golden Palace ©
Kambazathadi Golden Palace
Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha ©
Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha

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Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine ©
Mawlamyine, formerly Moulmein, is the fourth largest city of Burma (Myanmar), 300 km south east of Yangon and 70 km south of Thaton, at the mouth of Thanlwin (Salween) River. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Mahamuni Paya, don't miss a visit to Santawshin Pagoda, and then make a trip to Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mawlamyine vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bago to Mawlamyine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Mawlamyine sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pyay.

Things to do in Mawlamyine

Historic Sites
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Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha ©
Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha
Santawshin Pagoda ©
Santawshin Pagoda

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Pyay

Pyay
Pyay is principal town of Pyay Township in the Bago Region in Myanmar. To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyay holiday planner.

Getting from Mawlamyine to Pyay by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. You'll set off for Sale on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Pyay

Historic Sites · Museums

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Sale

Sale
Sale is a town located in Yenangyaung Township, Magway District, Magway Region, Myanmar . Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Yoke Sone Kyaung.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sale online attractions planner.

Drive from Pyay to Sale in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kanpetlet.

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Kanpetlet

Kanpetlet ©
On the 12th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Victoria National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanpetlet trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sale to Kanpetlet in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lashio.

Things to do in Kanpetlet

Nature · Parks
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Mount Victoria National Park ©
Mount Victoria National Park

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Lashio

Lashio ©
Lashio is the largest town in northern Shan State, Myanmar, about 200km north-east of Mandalay. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lashio online travel route planner.

You can drive from Kanpetlet to Lashio in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bagan.

Things to do in Lashio

Nature · Parks
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Lashio Hot Springs ©
Lashio Hot Springs

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Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dhammayan Gyi Temple and Gubyaukgyi Temple. Dhammayazika Pagoda and Manuha Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Htilominlo Pahto, look for gifts at Jasmine Family Lacquerware Workshop, make a trip to Bulethi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabodhi Paya.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bagan vacation planner.

Drive from Lashio to Bagan in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
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Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Htilominlo Pahto ©
Htilominlo Pahto
Dhammayazika Pagoda ©
Dhammayazika Pagoda

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 19, explore the activities along Inle Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Floating Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hpaung Daw U Pagoda. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung and then delve into the distant past at Indein Village.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nyaungshwe trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Bagan to Nyaungshwe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kengtung.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
Hpaung Daw U Pagoda ©
Hpaung Daw U Pagoda

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Kengtung

Kengtung ©
Kengtung is a town in Shan State, Burma. On the 23rd (Tue), make a trip to Water Buffalo Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yat Taw Mu Bouddha, then explore the activities along Naung Tung Lake, then visit Hill Tribe Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Kengtung Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kengtung trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nyaungshwe to Kengtung in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kachin State.

Things to do in Kengtung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Naung Tung Lake ©
Naung Tung Lake

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Kachin State

Kachin State
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kachin State trip itinerary app.

Fly from Kengtung to Kachin State in 26 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Kachin State

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple and Sanda Muni Paya. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery and Shwe In Bin Monastry. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mandalay: Inn Wa (in Amarapura) and Sagaing (Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Dha Kya Di Tar Convent, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bagaya Monastery, take in the views from U Bein Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image, and contemplate the long history of Mahagandayon Monastery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mandalay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kachin State to Mandalay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Bagaya Monastery ©
Bagaya Monastery
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya
Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple ©

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