8 days in Myanmar Itinerary

8 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Bagan
— 2 nights
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Mandalay
— 1 night
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Nyaungshwe
— 1 night
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Ngapali
— 1 night
5
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Pagoda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, then contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shinbinthalyaung Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at U Yan We Hpaya.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bagan trip planner.

Chennai, India to Bagan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Bagan is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

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

1
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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 20th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then get great views at Mandalay Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Su Taung Pyi Pagoda.

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Drive from Bagan to Mandalay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©

1
night
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Yadana Man Aung Pagoda, then learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nyaungshwe planning tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

Yadana Man Aung Pagoda
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Maing Thouk Village ©
Maing Thouk Village
Yadana Man Aung Pagoda ©
Yadana Man Aung Pagoda

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Ngapali Beach, and then make a trip to Linthar English School.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ngapali driving holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Shopping · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
MiMi Souvenir Shop ©
MiMi Souvenir Shop
Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach

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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 23rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Martyrs Mausoleum, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally walk around Kandawgyi Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Pomelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sule Pagoda, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and finally pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) trip builder website.

You can fly from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Spas

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