16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Mandalay
— 3 nights
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Bagan
— 3 nights
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Popa
— 1 night
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Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
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Ngapali
— 1 night
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Yangon (Rangoon)
— 4 nights

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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.
Take a break from Mandalay with a short trip to Hsinbyume Pagoda in Mingun, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwenandaw Monastery, snap pictures at U Bein Bridge, don't miss a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and get great views at Mandalay Hill.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mandalay online vacation planner.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Mandalay is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Myanmar Time is minus 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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

3
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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.
Bagan is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lemyethna Temple, look for gifts at Ever Stand Lacquerware Workshop, and make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bagan road trip planner.

You can drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

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

1
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Popa

Popa ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Popa trip planning site.

Drive from Bagan to Popa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Popa

Nature · Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

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Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
Explore Nyaungshwe's surroundings by going to Taunggyi (Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, Floating Gardens, &more) and Inle Canoe Lady (in Nampan). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nyaungshwe vacation website.

Getting from Popa to Nyaungshwe by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery ©
Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery
Floating Gardens ©
Floating Gardens

1
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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 21st (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Yin Min Htike Tour Operation & Information Center, make a trip to Linthar English School, then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at HeadtoToe.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ngapali trip planner.

Fly from Nyaungshwe to Ngapali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Ngapali

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach

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Yangon (Rangoon)

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwedagon Pagoda, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Ngapali to Yangon (Rangoon) in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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