9 days in Myanmar Itinerary

9 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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

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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 5th (Sun): stop by Ever Stand Lacquerware Workshop, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Myauk Guni, steep yourself in history at Bagan Temples, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Yandabo Village Pottery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bagan online trip itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Bagan is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Myanmar Time (MMT), which is usually a 14.5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda 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 7th (Tue): get great views at Mandalay Hill, admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, and finally make a trip to Skinny Buddha. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahtodawgyi, then take in the views from U Bein Bridge, and then appreciate the history behind Mahamuni Image.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay trip app.

Getting from Bagan to Mandalay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ywa Thit Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, then make a trip to Maing Thouk Village, and finally learn about winemaking at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nyaungshwe online route planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

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
Maing Thouk Village ©
Maing Thouk Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda, then appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, then hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and then appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nyaungshwe to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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