5 days in Mandalay & Yangon (Rangoon) Itinerary

5 days in Mandalay & Yangon (Rangoon) Itinerary

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5 days in Mandalay & Yangon (Rangoon) Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Mandalay
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung) and Mandalay Palace. Popular historic sites such as Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book and Bagaya Monastery are in your itinerary. Take a break from Mandalay with a short trip to Sat Taw Yar Pagode in Mingun, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pahtodawgyi, snap pictures at U Bein Bridge, get great views at Mandalay Hill, and stop by Soe Moe Myanmar Handicrafts.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mandalay day trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Mandalay is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Mandalay, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites Spas Shopping

Side Trips

U Bein Bridge, Sat Taw Yar Pagode
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Pahtodawgyi ©
Pahtodawgyi

2
nights
Yangon (Rangoon)

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 27th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and finally appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyauk Daw Kyi, explore the different monuments and memorials at Taukkyan War Cemetery, then look for gifts at My-Hoya Gem and Jewelry Shop, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mandalay to Yangon (Rangoon) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Shopping Spas
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Spas
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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