52 days in Thailand, Yangon (Rangoon) & Mandalay Region Itinerary

52 days in Thailand, Yangon (Rangoon) & Mandalay Region Itinerary

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Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Hua Hin, Thailand
— 9 nights
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Taxi to Hua Hin, Train to Bang Sue Junction, Fly to Sukhothai
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Sukhothai, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ang Thong, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bophut, Thailand
— 7 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 10 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 6 nights
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Popa, Myanmar
— 1 night
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Bagan, Myanmar
— 5 nights
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Mandalay, Myanmar
— 3 nights
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Ayutthaya, Thailand

Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Wat Maha That and Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex and Namtok Chet Sao Noi National Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic City of Ayutthaya, delve into the distant past at Wat Chaiwatthanaram, contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Praya River, and hunt for treasures at Ayothaya Floating Market & Elephant Village.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ayutthaya travel route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Ayutthaya is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Melbourne to Ayutthaya due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Ayutthaya reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Hua Hin.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
World heritage site
Historic City of Ayutthaya
4.8

9
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Hua Hin, Thailand

The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
Get outdoors at Hua Hin Beach and Ao Manao. Huay Mongkol Temple and Wat Amparam will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Hua Hin side-trips: Cha-am (Swiss Sheep Farm & Mrigadayavan Palace), The City Pillar Shrine (in Prachuap Khiri Khan) and Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (in Tha Yang). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Black Mountain Golf Club, cool off at Vana Nava Water Jungle, kick back and relax at Suan Son Pradipat Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pa La-U Waterfall.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hua Hin planner.

Traveling by car from Ayutthaya to Hua Hin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Hua Hin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Hua Hin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Ao Manao ©
Beach
Ao Manao
4.5

2
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Sukhothai, Thailand

The rising of happiness

A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Popular historic sites such as Sukhothai Historical Park and Wat Maha That are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Si Satchanalai Historical Park, explore the ancient world of Wat Si Chum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Si Hong, and don't miss a visit to Wat Traphang Thong.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sukhothai online route planner.

Getting from Hua Hin to Sukhothai by combination of taxi, train, and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. In June in Sukhothai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Ang Thong, Thailand

As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ang Thong driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Sukhothai to Ang Thong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature · Parks
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Bophut, Thailand

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Chaweng Beach and Maenam Beach. Popular historic sites such as Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem are in your itinerary. Step out of Bophut with an excursion to Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) in Maret--about 36 minutes away. On the 28th (Fri), spend a cool day on the water with Nautiness Sailing. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fisherman’s Village, look for gifts at Amazonas Beachwear, enjoy the sand and surf at Lamai Beach, and stroll through Choeng Mon Beach.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut online trip itinerary maker.

Bophut is just a short distance from Ang Thong. In June, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Fisherman’s Village ©
Neighborhood
Fisherman’s Village
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Doi Inthanon. Visit Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra Singh for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Thai Elephant Conservation Center (in Lampang), Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng) and Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chiang Man, get interesting insight from Baan Chang Elephant Sanctuary, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai day trip planning site.

Getting from Bophut to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Observation Deck
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shwedagon Pagoda and Botahtaung Pagoda. Take a break from the city and head to SWING High Definition Golf and Inya Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yangon (Rangoon): Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan) and Bago (Shwethalyaung Buddha, Shwemawdaw Paya, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, look for gifts at Vestige, tour the pleasant surroundings at Myaing Hay Wun Elephant Camp, and stroll around Kandawgyi Park.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Yangon (Rangoon) by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Myanmar Time (MMT) is minus 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Popa.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Must see
Shwedagon Pagoda
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Botahtaung Pagoda
Religious Site
Botahtaung Pagoda
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Popa, Myanmar

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Popa vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Popa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mountain
Mt Popa
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Bagan, Myanmar

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bagan Temples and Shwesandaw Pagoda. Get in touch with nature at Shwe-gyu-gyi and Balloon Rides. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, contemplate the long history of Htilominlo Pahto, and make a trip to Tayok Pye Paya.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Popa to Bagan takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Bagan Temples ©
Must see
Bagan Temples
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Ananda Temple ©
Religious Site
Ananda Temple
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Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Religious Site
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
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Mandalay, Myanmar

Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book and Mahamuni Image. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, walk around City Park, get great views at Mandalay Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Su Taung Pyi Pagoda.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Mandalay day trip tool.

You can drive from Bagan to Mandalay in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Architectural Building
Shwenandaw Monastery
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Mandalay Palace ©
Historic Site
Mandalay Palace
1.6

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