8 days in Myanmar Itinerary

8 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 1 night
2
Nyaungshwe
— 1 night
3
Mandalay
— 2 nights
4
Monywa
— 1 night
5
Bagan
— 2 nights

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Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 22nd (Sun), appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Inya Lake, stroll around Kandawgyi Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yangon (Rangoon) journey builder tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Myanmar Time (MMT), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Spas
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, then do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nyaungshwe online trip builder.

Fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Nyaungshwe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery ©
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung

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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 25th (Wed): get great views at Mandalay Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, and finally admire the striking features of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahtodawgyi, take in the views from U Bein Bridge, and then pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mandalay travel planner.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Monywa.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

U Bein Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Laykyun Sekkya Buddha. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanboddhay Paya and then pause for some photo ops at Laykyun Sekkya Buddha.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Monywa itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Mandalay to Monywa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Monywa, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Monywa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Laykyun Sekkya Buddha ©
Laykyun Sekkya Buddha
Thanboddhay Paya ©
Thanboddhay Paya

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Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
On the 28th (Sat), look for gifts at Pomelo For Myanmar, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Thet Kya Muni and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bagan sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Monywa to Bagan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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