39 days in Myanmar Itinerary

39 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 9 nights
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Ngapali
— 2 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
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Kalaw
— 2 nights
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Popa
— 1 night
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Bagan
— 8 nights
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Mingun
— 2 nights
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Hsipaw
— 1 night
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Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 3 nights
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Mandalay
— 7 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Yangon (Rangoon): Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan) and Bago (Shwethalyaung Buddha, Shwemawdaw Paya, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) travel route planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Colombo to Yangon (Rangoon). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Ngapali.

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

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 16th (Mon): stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop, stroll through Ngapali Beach, and then make a trip to Linthar English School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): head outdoors with Ngapali Water Sport Center, take in the exciting artwork at Ngapali Art Gallery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Ngapali online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
MiMi Souvenir Shop
4.6
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Art Gallery
Ngapali Art Gallery
3.8

3
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nyaungshwe: Taunggyi (Indein Village, Floating Gardens, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nyaungshwe online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Inle Lake
4.6
Ruin
Indein Village
4.7
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Religious Site
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
4.6

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 21st (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hnee Paya, make a trip to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally don't miss a visit to Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery.

Start your trip to Kalaw by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Kalaw by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your trip
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
4.8
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8

1
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Popa

Popa ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Popa trip maker app.

Getting from Kalaw to Popa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bagan.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Mt Popa
3.0

8
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Spend the 29th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bagan Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhammayan Gyi Temple, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Bagan planner.

Traveling by car from Popa to Bagan takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mingun.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Bagan Temples
4.9
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Must see
Balloon Rides
4.7
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Religious Site
Ananda Temple
4.7

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.
On the 1st (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Lions of Stone, admire the landmark architecture of Hsinbyume Pagoda, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sat Taw Yar Pagode. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shin Phu Me, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, then make a trip to Mingun Bell, and finally explore the activities along Ayeyarwaddy River.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mingun trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bagan to Mingun takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Hsipaw.

Things to do in Mingun

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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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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Water Body
Ayeyarwaddy River
4.4

1
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Hsipaw

Hsipaw ©
On the 3rd (Fri), look for gifts at Mr Book and then hike along Mr. Bike Hsipaw Trekking.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hsipaw trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Mingun to Hsipaw by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Hsipaw

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Mr Book
3.8

3
nights
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.
Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) is known for nature, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, relax in the rural setting at HTOO Orange Farm, admire the sheer force of Hampshire Falls and Caves (Pwe Kauk), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hsipaw to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Mandalay.

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Spa
Spas
5.0
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Waterfall
Anisakan Falls
4.2

7
nights
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: Sagaing (Sagaing Hill, Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Mandalay Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanda Muni Paya.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mandalay trip maker site.

Traveling by shuttle from Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) to Mandalay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Shwenandaw Monastery
4.5
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Religious Site
Pahtodawgyi
4.2

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