8 days in Myanmar Itinerary

8 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
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Nyaungshwe
— 1 night
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Bagan
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Mandalay
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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.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyauk Daw Kyi. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sule Pagoda, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally make a trip to Martyrs Mausoleum.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) vacation maker.

Aberdeen, UK to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Yangon (Rangoon) due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, then don't miss a visit to Yadana Man Aung Pagoda, then explore the activities along Inle Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village.

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Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Nyaungshwe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
Maing Thouk Village ©
Maing Thouk Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Thet Kya Muni, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhammayan Gyi Temple, then contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shinbinthalyaung Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bagan trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Nyaungshwe to Bagan by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Sulamani Guphaya Temple ©
Sulamani Guphaya Temple

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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 9th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwenandaw Monastery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda.

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Traveling by car from Bagan to Mandalay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

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

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