54 days in Myanmar Itinerary

54 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Bagan
— 8 nights
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Sale
— 3 nights
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Ngapali
— 5 nights
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Nyaungshwe
— 5 nights
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Amarapura
— 5 nights
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Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
— 4 nights
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Monywa
— 4 nights
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Kachin State
— 3 nights
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Hpa An
— 4 nights
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Ngwe Saung
— 4 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 6 nights

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8
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Balloon Rides and Bagan Boat Trips. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bagan Temples and Sulamani Guphaya Temple. Step out of Bagan with an excursion to Yadana Man Aung Pagoda in Nyaungshwe--about 4h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhammayan Gyi Temple, steep yourself in history at Gubyaukgyi Temple, and head outdoors with Shwe-gyu-gyi.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bagan trip planner.

Bundaberg, Australia to Bagan is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Myanmar Time (MMT) is minus 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sale.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Sulamani Guphaya Temple ©
Sulamani Guphaya Temple

3
nights
Sale

Sale ©
Sale is a town located in Yenangyaung Township, Magway District, Magway Region, Myanmar . Step out of Sale to go to Popa and see Mt Popa, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Yoke Sone Kyaung.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sale travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bagan to Sale takes 2.5 hours. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Ngapali.

Things to do in Sale

Nature · Parks

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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Ngapali Beach and Ngapali Water Sport Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shwe Nandaw Pagoda Hill and Ma Yin Yin.

You can plan Ngapali trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Sale to Ngapali in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Nyaungshwe on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Ngapali

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach
Ngapali Water Sport Center ©
Ngapali Water Sport Center

5
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung and Hpaung Daw U Pagoda. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery and Indein Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nyaungshwe: Pindaya Caves (in Pindaya), Taunggyi (Floating Gardens, Sagar Village, &more) and Kalaw (Shwe Oo Min Pagoda & Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, view the masterpieces at Gallery 19, and learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nyaungshwe trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amarapura.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
Hpaung Daw U Pagoda ©
Hpaung Daw U Pagoda
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery ©
Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery

5
nights
Amarapura

Amarapura ©
The township of Amarapura reigned as the capital of Myanmar during the 19th century, until King Mindon decided to move many of its religious and royal buildings to nearby Mandalay.
Escape the urban bustle at U Min Thonze Caves and Ayeyarwaddy River. Explore hidden gems such as Bagaya Monastery and Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Amarapura: Mandalay (Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, Shwenandaw Monastery, &more) and Hsinbyume Pagoda (in Mingun). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe In Bin Monastry, steep yourself in history at Mahagandayon Monastery, take a stroll through Inn Wa, and look for gifts at King Galon Gold Leaf Workshop.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarapura day trip planning site.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Amarapura by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo).

Things to do in Amarapura

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Bagaya Monastery ©
Bagaya Monastery
Sanda Muni Paya ©
Sanda Muni Paya
Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple ©

4
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens and Anisakan Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Peik Chin Myaung Cave and Hampshire Falls and Caves (Pwe Kauk). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo): Goke Hteik Viaduct (in Nawnghkio) and National Landmark Garden (in Naypyidaw). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) route app.

Traveling by car from Amarapura to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Monywa on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens ©
National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens
Peik Chin Myaung Cave ©
Peik Chin Myaung Cave
Anisakan Falls ©
Anisakan Falls

4
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Monywa

Monywa ©
Venture into the vibrant agricultural streets of Monywa, a city nestled on the banks of the Chindwin River in Northern Myanmar.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Phowintaung and Bodhi Tataung. Get some cultural insight at Thanboddhay Paya and A Myint Village. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Laykyun Sekkya Buddha.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Monywa online holiday builder.

Getting from Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) to Monywa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In December in Monywa, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to Kachin State.

Things to do in Monywa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thanboddhay Paya ©
Thanboddhay Paya
Phowintaung ©
Phowintaung
Laykyun Sekkya Buddha ©
Laykyun Sekkya Buddha

3
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Kachin State

Kachin State ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Irrawaddy Confluence and Sri Saraswati Temple.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kachin State travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Monywa to Kachin State takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Hpa An.

Things to do in Kachin State

Nature · Parks
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Indawgyi Lake ©
Indawgyi Lake

4
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Hpa An

Hpa An ©
Hpa-An is the capital of Kayin State (also known as Karen State), Myanmar (Burma). Escape the urban bustle at Sadan Cave and Mount Zwegabin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kawgun Cave and Kyauk Ka Lat Pagoda. Step out of Hpa An to go to Mawlamyine and see Mahamuni Paya, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. It doesn't end there: Head underground at Bayin Nyi Caves.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hpa An trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kachin State to Hpa An in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Ngwe Saung.

Things to do in Hpa An

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Mount Zwegabin ©
Mount Zwegabin
Kawgun Cave ©
Kawgun Cave
Bayin Nyi Caves ©
Bayin Nyi Caves

4
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Ngwe Saung

Ngwe Saung ©
Get in touch with nature at Ngwe Saung and Lovers Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ngwe Saung vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hpa An to Ngwe Saung takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngwe Saung

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Ngwe Saung ©
Ngwe Saung
Lovers Island ©
Lovers Island

6
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shwedagon Pagoda and Immaculate Conception Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Botahtaung Pagoda and Walking tours. Step out of Yangon (Rangoon) to go to Pabedan and see Bogyoke Aung San Market, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Taukkyan War Cemetery, visit Yangon Chinatown, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tomb of Bahadur Shah Zafar, and take an in-depth tour of Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yangon (Rangoon) day trip planner.

Getting from Ngwe Saung to Yangon (Rangoon) by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda ©
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

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