29 days in Myanmar Itinerary

29 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 4 nights
2
Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 2 nights
3
Bagan
— 5 nights
4
Popa
— 1 night
5
Kalaw
— 2 nights
6
Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
7
Ngapali
— 1 night
8
Ngwe Saung
— 2 nights
9
Kin Pun
— 1 night
10
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 6 nights

4
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mandalay: Mingun (Hsinbyume Pagoda & Mingun Pahtodawgyi). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mandalay Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagaya Monastery, admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mandalay online travel route planner.

London, UK to Mandalay is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from London to Mandalay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mingun, U Bein Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the landmark architecture of All Saints Anglican Church. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Anisakan Falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Peik Chin Myaung Cave.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens ©
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens
Spas
Anisakan Falls ©
Anisakan Falls

5
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
When in Bagan, make a side trip to see Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery in Leya, approximately Leya away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, and steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bagan trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

1
night
Popa

Popa ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Popa tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bagan to Popa in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

2
nights
Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally get great views at Christ The King Church. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: put a fun spin on your tour with Unlock Kalaw, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then browse the fresh offerings at Kalaw Myoma Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalaw trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Popa to Kalaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Climbing Tours
Unlock Kalaw ©
Unlock Kalaw

3
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nyaungshwe: Taunggyi (Khit Sunn Yin Lotus, Silk and Cotton Hand Weaving Centre, Floating Gardens, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Inle Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nyaungshwe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalaw to Nyaungshwe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taunggyi, Yadana Man Aung Pagoda
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): stroll through Ngapali Elephants Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Linthar English School, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and finally stop by Ma Yin Yin.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ngapali trip planner.

You can fly from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ngwe Saung.

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach

2
nights
Ngwe Saung

Ngwe Saung ©
On the 31st (Sun), kick back and relax at Ngwe Saung and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): make a trip to Ngwe Saung Beach.

Discover how to plan a Ngwe Saung trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ngapali to Ngwe Saung in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kin Pun.

Things to do in Ngwe Saung

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ngwe Saung ©
Ngwe Saung
Ngwe Saung Beach ©
Ngwe Saung Beach

1
night
Kin Pun

Kin Pun ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyaiktiyo Pagoda.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kin Pun online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ngwe Saung to Kin Pun takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Kin Pun

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kyaiktiyo Pagoda ©
Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

6
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.
When in Yangon (Rangoon), make a side trip to see Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan, approximately Pabedan away. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, walk around Kandawgyi Park, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kin Pun to Yangon (Rangoon) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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