30 days in Myanmar Itinerary

30 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 6 nights
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Ngapali
— 2 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 4 nights
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Kalaw
— 3 nights
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Popa
— 1 night
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Bagan
— 6 nights
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Hsipaw
— 1 night
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Mandalay
— 5 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.
Explore Yangon (Rangoon)'s surroundings by going to Bago (Winga Baw Elephant Camp, Shwemawdaw Paya, &more) and Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, stop by My-Hoya Gem and Jewelry Shop, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the activities along Inya Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yangon (Rangoon) travel planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Myanmar Time, which is usually a 11.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Spas
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Ngapali Art Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Linthar English School, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ngapali Beach, and finally look for gifts at MiMi Souvenir Shop. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill and then stroll through Ngapali Elephants Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ngapali trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nyaungshwe side-trips: Taunggyi (Ko Than Hlaing, Khit Sunn Yin Lotus, Silk and Cotton Hand Weaving Centre, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Inle Lake, make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, and experience rural life at Lotus Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nyaungshwe online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Floating Gardens ©
Floating Gardens

3
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Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Get out of town with these interesting Kalaw side-trips: Pindaya (Aung Umbrella, Pindaya Caves, &more). And it doesn't end there: partake in some friendly competition at Unlock Kalaw, get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours, make a trip to Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hnee Paya.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalaw day trip site.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Kalaw by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Walking tours
Unlock Kalaw ©
Unlock Kalaw
Pindaya Caves ©
Pindaya Caves

1
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Popa

Popa ©
On the 18th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Popa.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Popa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalaw to Popa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Popa

Parks · Nature
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

6
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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.
Step out of Bagan with an excursion to Shwe Ku Pagoda in Pakokku--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, explore the activities along Ayeyarwady River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manuha Temple, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bagan trip builder app.

Getting from Popa to Bagan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda
Sulamani Guphaya Temple ©
Sulamani Guphaya Temple

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Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
On the 25th (Thu), stop by Mr Book and then hike along Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hsipaw travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bagan to Hsipaw takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mandalay.

Things to do in Hsipaw

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking ©
Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking
Mr Book ©
Mr Book

5
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mandalay: Mingun (Lions of Stone, Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, &more) and Sagaing (U Min Thonze Caves, Sagaing Hill, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, and look for gifts at Soe Moe Myanmar Handicrafts.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mandalay trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hsipaw to Mandalay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill

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