16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Ngapali
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Mandalay
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
Bagan
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  15​h
End: Melbourne

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yangon (Rangoon): Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan) and Shwemawdaw Paya (in Bago). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at Inya Lake, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yangon (Rangoon) trip maker tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Yangon (Rangoon) is minus 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shwemawdaw Paya, Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Spas
Kandawgyi Park ©
Kandawgyi Park

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Wed), stop by MiMi Souvenir Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Ngapali Beach, then make a trip to Linthar English School, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kanthaya Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ngapali vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ngapali Beach ©
Ngapali Beach
MiMi Souvenir Shop ©
MiMi Souvenir Shop

3
nights
Nyaungshwe

Nyaungshwe ©
Get out of town with these interesting Nyaungshwe side-trips: Taunggyi (Indein Village, Khit Sunn Yin Lotus, Silk and Cotton Hand Weaving Centre, & more) and Walking tours (in Kalaw).

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nyaungshwe trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Taunggyi, Walking tours, Yadana Man Aung Pagoda
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Inle Lake ©
Inle Lake
Indein Village ©
Indein Village

3
nights
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Step out of Mandalay to go to Mingun and see Hsinbyume Pagoda, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Shwenandaw Monastery, take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pahtodawgyi, and take in the views from U Bein Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hsinbyume Pagoda, U Bein Bridge
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill

5
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Take a break from Bagan with a short trip to Mt Popa in Popa, about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhammayan Gyi Temple, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bagan travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mandalay to Bagan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mt Popa
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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