8 days in Mandalay Region & Mingun Itinerary

8 days in Mandalay Region & Mingun Itinerary

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8 days in Mandalay Region & Mingun Itinerary

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
1
Popa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bagan
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
3
Mingun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Mandalay
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

1
day
Popa

Popa ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Popa.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Popa trip itinerary builder app .

Yangon (Rangoon) to Popa is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Popa

Nature Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

3
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, outdoors, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhammayangyi Temple, contemplate the long history of Htilominlo Pahto, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bagan online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Popa to Bagan takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Mingun.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Balloon Rides

1
night
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 13th (Sat), explore the activities along Ayeyarwaddy River, make a trip to Mingun Bell, and then admire the striking features of Hsinbyume Pagoda.

Plan a trip to Mingun easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Bagan to Mingun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Mingun

Nature Parks
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Ayeyarwaddy River ©
Ayeyarwaddy River
Hsinbyume Pagoda ©
Hsinbyume Pagoda
Mingun Bell ©
Mingun Bell

3
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Mandalay is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, nature, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung), contemplate the long history of Mandalay Palace, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanda Muni Paya.

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You can drive from Mingun to Mandalay in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

U Bein Bridge
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Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill

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