15 days in Myanmar Itinerary

15 days in Myanmar Itinerary

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Bangkok
train + Fly:
2​h
Yangon (Rangoon)
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:
1​h 15​min
Ngapali
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:
1​h 45​min
Nyaung Shwe
— 1 night
Drive + Fly + Drive:
2​h 15​min
Bagan
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:
2​h 15​min
Mandalay
— 4 nights
Fly + train:
3​h 15​min
Bangkok

4
days
Yangon (Rangoon)

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Yangon (Rangoon) is known for sightseeing, religious sites, historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 2-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Bangkok in March, Yangon (Rangoon) is little chillier at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ngapali.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

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Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
Kandawgyi Park

1
day
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 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Ma Yin Yin, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Ngapali Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ngapali vacation planner.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Ngapali in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nyaung Shwe.

Things to do in Ngapali

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ngapali Beach

2
days
Nyaung Shwe

The small town of Nyaung Shwe acts as a base when seeing the nearby lake and wetlands, and its collection of guesthouses and hotels, and international restaurants and cafes has marked it out as a backpacker hub.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): do a tasting at Red Mountain Estate Vineyards & Winery, make a trip to Floating Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Inle Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery and then explore the ancient world of Indein Village.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Ngapali to Nyaung Shwe in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Nyaung Shwe

Parks Sightseeing Nature

Side Trip

Taunggyi
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Inle Lake
Indein Village
Floating Gardens

4
days
Bagan

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan is known for historic sites, religious sites, nature, sightseeing, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, make a trip to Bulethi, and steep yourself in history at Htilominlo Pahto.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Nyaung Shwe to Bagan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Bagan, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Bagan

Sightseeing Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Mount Popa National Park
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Bagan Temples
Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple

4
days
Mandalay

Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mandalay: Sagaing (Sagaing Hill, Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, & more) and Mingun (Ayeyarwaddy River & Hsinbyume Pagoda). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a stroll through Innwa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahamuni Pagoda.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bagan to Mandalay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In March, daytime highs in Mandalay are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mandalay

Sightseeing Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sagaing, Amarapura, Mingun
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Mandalay Hill
U Bein Bridge

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