5 days in Taunggyi & Kalaw Itinerary

5 days in Taunggyi & Kalaw Itinerary

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Taunggyi
— 1 night
Drive
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Kalaw
— 3 nights
Fly to Mandalay, Taxi to Mandalay

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Taunggyi

A major trading city in the mountains, Taunggyi offers good access to the plains and hills of the state.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, then admire the natural beauty at Floating Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, and finally make a trip to Khit Sunn Yin Lotus, Silk and Cotton Hand Weaving Centre. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Indein Village and then see the interesting displays at Shan State Cultural Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Taunggyi online trip itinerary builder.

Mandalay to Taunggyi is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kalaw.

Things to do in Taunggyi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Kalaw

Established by British civil servants as a summer resort, Kalaw retains much of its colonial feel.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalaw: Lotus Garden (in Nyaungshwe) and Pindaya Caves (in Pindaya). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, don't miss a visit to Shwe Oo Min Pagoda, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalaw online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Taunggyi to Kalaw by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalaw

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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