5 days in Mandalay Region Itinerary

5 days in Mandalay Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Mandalay
— 1 night
2
Bagan
— 2 nights
3
Popa
— 1 night

1
night
Mandalay

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
On the 8th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Mahamuni Image, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwenandaw Monastery. On your second day here, take in the views from U Bein Bridge, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Mandalay Palace, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mandalay trip planner.

Yangon (Rangoon) to Mandalay is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
On the 10th (Sun), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Pomelo For Myanmar, explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Pagoda.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Mandalay to Bagan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

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

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Popa

Popa ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Popa.

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Getting from Bagan to Popa by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Popa

Nature Parks
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

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