8 days in Yangon (Rangoon), Mandalay & Bagan Itinerary

8 days in Yangon (Rangoon), Mandalay & Bagan Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon)
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Mandalay
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Bagan
— 2 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon)
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaba Aye Paya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

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Bagdogra, India to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Myanmar Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

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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 3rd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and finally admire the striking features of Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagaya Monastery, then take in the views from U Bein Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image, and finally make a trip to Mandalay Palace.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay trip tool.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Mandalay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, then contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Htilominlo Pahto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwezigon Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, steep yourself in history at Gubyaukgyi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mya Zedi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhammayan Gyi Temple.

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Getting from Mandalay to Bagan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

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Yangon (Rangoon)

Garden City of the East

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Yangoods Bogyoke Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sule Pagoda, and finally stroll around Kandawgyi Park. On the next day, admire the striking features of Kyaik Ka San Pagoda and then explore the activities along Inya Lake.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Bagan to Yangon (Rangoon) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping