9 days in Yangon (Rangoon) & Tanintharyi Region Itinerary

9 days in Yangon (Rangoon) & Tanintharyi Region Itinerary

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9 days in Yangon (Rangoon) & Tanintharyi Region Itinerary

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
1
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Dawei
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Kawthoung
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Myeik
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

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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.
Yangon (Rangoon) is known for historic sites, shopping, spas, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yangon (Rangoon). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dawei.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
Spas

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Dawei

Dawei ©
Dawei is a city in south-eastern Myanmar and is the capital of the Tanintharyi Region, formerly known as the Tenasserim Division, about 614.3km south of Yangon on the northern bank of the Dawei River. Kids will appreciate attractions like Grandfather Beach and Nabule Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Pa Nyit Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shin Maw Pagoda, and kick back and relax at Maungmagan Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dawei tour builder site .

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Dawei in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Kawthoung.

Things to do in Dawei

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nabule Beach ©
Nabule Beach
Maungmagan Beach ©
Maungmagan Beach
Myaw Yit Pagoda ©
Myaw Yit Pagoda

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Kawthoung

Kawthoung
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore ZedetkyiKyun Island, make a trip to Third Mile Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of King Bayinnaung, and finally take a stroll through Kawthoung port.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kawthoung trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Dawei to Kawthoung in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Myeik.

Things to do in Kawthoung

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

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Myeik

Myeik ©
Myeik, formerly Mergui, is a city in Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar (Burma), located in the extreme south of the country on the coast of an island on the Andaman Sea. On the 29th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Thein Daw Gyi Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Harris Island.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Myeik online attractions planner .

Drive from Kawthoung to Myeik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Myeik

Nature Parks
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Thein Daw Gyi Pagoda ©
Thein Daw Gyi Pagoda

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