30 days in Myanmar Itinerary

30 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 5 nights
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Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 2 nights
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Hsipaw
— 1 night
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Mingun
— 2 nights
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Bagan
— 5 nights
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Popa
— 1 night
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Kalaw
— 2 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
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Ngapali
— 1 night
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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 7 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.
Explore Mandalay's surroundings by going to Sagaing (U Min Thonze Caves, Sagaing Hill, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and don't miss a visit to Mandalay Palace.

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

Brisbane, Australia to Mandalay is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Mandalay, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Shwenandaw Monastery
4.5
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Lookout
Mandalay Hill
4.1

2
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Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) ©

City of Flowers

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.
On the 8th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Anglican Church, and finally admire the sheer force of Anisakan Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at HTOO Orange Farm and then Head underground at Peik Chin Myaung Cave.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Spas
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Spa
Spas
5.0
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Waterfall
Anisakan Falls
4.2

1
night
Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stop by Mr Book and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Hsipaw road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) to Hsipaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Mingun.

Things to do in Hsipaw

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Shopping
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Mr Book
3.8

2
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Mingun

Mingun ©
The riverside town of Mingun has a set of impressive historical structures that highlight the immense power and egocentricity of the old kings who once ruled the country.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Lions of Stone, admire the striking features of Hsinbyume Pagoda, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sat Taw Yar Pagode. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shin Phu Me, go for a walk through Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Mingun Bell, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ayeyarwaddy River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mingun trip planner.

Drive from Hsipaw to Mingun in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Mingun

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Scenic Walking Area
Pahtodawgyi Pagoda
4.1
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Architectural Building
Hsinbyume Pagoda
4.8
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Landmark
Mingun Bell
3.9

5
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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.
Spend the 17th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Bagan route app.

You can drive from Mingun to Bagan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Must see
Bagan Temples
4.9
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Religious Site
Ananda Temple
4.7
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Historic Site
Shwesandaw Pagoda
4.4

1
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Popa

Popa ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Popa online travel planner.

Getting from Bagan to Popa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
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Mountain
Mt Popa
3.0

2
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Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hnee Paya, then make a trip to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally make a trip to Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kalaw trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Popa to Kalaw in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Spas
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
4.8
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8

3
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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 (Indein Village, Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nyaungshwe day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kalaw to Nyaungshwe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Inle Lake
4.6
Ruin
Indein Village
4.7

1
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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 24th (Sun), stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop, kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Linthar English School.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ngapali sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Gift & Specialty Shop
MiMi Souvenir Shop
4.6

7
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yangon (Rangoon) side-trips: Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan) and Shwemawdaw Paya (in Bago). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, stroll around Kandawgyi Park, and explore the activities along Inya Lake.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yangon (Rangoon) trip site.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Shwedagon Pagoda
4.8
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Religious Site
Sule Pagoda
3.4
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Spa
Spas
4.3

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