9 days in Myanmar Itinerary

9 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda, then delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwezigon Pagoda, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan trip planner.

Imphal, India to Bagan is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Imphal to Bagan due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Balloon Rides
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

2
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwenandaw Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Su Taung Pyi Pagoda. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at U Bein Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagaya Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image, and finally make a trip to Mandalay Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mandalay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bagan to Mandalay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 19th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sule Pagoda, appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, and then hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market. On the next day, stop by Young-On Store, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, then stroll around Kandawgyi Park, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yangon (Rangoon) driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Mandalay to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the ancient world of Indein Village, indulge in some culinary diversions at Tofu House Inle Lake, then explore the activities along Inle Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nyaungshwe trip itinerary website.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Nyaungshwe by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Indein Village
Highlights from your plan
Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village
Spas

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