16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

16 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 3 nights
2
Ngapali
— 1 night
3
Nyaungshwe
— 3 nights
4
Mandalay
— 3 nights
5
Bagan
— 5 nights

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): Shwemawdaw Paya (in Bago) and Bogyoke Aung San Market (in Pabedan). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwedagon Pagoda, walk around Kandawgyi Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Yangon (Rangoon) is minus 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Shwemawdaw Paya, Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
Bogyoke Aung San Market ©
Bogyoke Aung San Market

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for gifts at MiMi Souvenir Shop, thenstroll through Ngapali Beach, thenmake a trip to Linthar English School, and finally kick back and relax at Kanthaya Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ngapali trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

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

3
nights
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 (Indein Village, Khit Sunn Yin Lotus, Silk and Cotton Hand Weaving Centre, &more) and Walking tours (in Kalaw). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake, don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nyaungshwe road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ngapali to Nyaungshwe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mandalay.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwe In Bin Monastry, snap pictures at U Bein Bridge, and get great views at Mandalay Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mandalay itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hsinbyume Pagoda, U Bein Bridge
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Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Pahtodawgyi ©
Pahtodawgyi

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 35 min away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, get outside with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thatbyinnyu Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bagan trip builder site.

Drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

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