7 days in Yangon (Rangoon) & Mandalay Region Itinerary

7 days in Yangon (Rangoon) & Mandalay Region Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
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Bagan
— 3 nights
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Mandalay
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda, walk around Kandawgyi Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Martyrs Mausoleum, then appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) attractions planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Yangon (Rangoon). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Shopping

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Spas
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Kandawgyi Park ©
Kandawgyi Park

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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 out of town with these interesting Bagan side-trips: Mt Popa (in Popa) and Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery (in Leya). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shinbinthalyaung Temple, and contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bagan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bagan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get great views at Mandalay Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwenandaw Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and finally make a trip to Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Mandalay Palace, take in the views from U Bein Bridge, and then pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mandalay tour planner.

Getting from Bagan to Mandalay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©

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