5 days in Mandalay Region Itinerary

5 days in Mandalay Region Itinerary

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5 days in Mandalay Region Itinerary

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
1
Mandalay
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Bagan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Popa
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahamuni Image, then admire the striking features of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwenandaw Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from U Bein Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Mandalay Palace, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay vacation planner .

Yangon (Rangoon) to Mandalay is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel 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

2
nights
Bagan

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Pomelo For Myanmar, then explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Pagoda.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bagan trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mandalay to Bagan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Popa.

Things to do in Bagan

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

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Popa

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

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Popa day trip planning app .

Getting from Bagan to Popa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Popa

Parks Nature
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Mt Popa ©
Mt Popa

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