A 9-Days Myanmar Travel Itinerary

A 9-Days Myanmar Travel Itinerary

This 9-Days Myanmar Travel Itinerary has specifically been designed for all those independent travelers who does not have a month to see the diverse culture of Myanmar. On your 9-Days trip to Myanmar, you will be exploring the Mandalay's royal vestiges, enjoy being in the wonderful waters of Inle Lake, and seeing the plethora of religious monuments in Bagan. Just keep your calm and get on this incredible journey. Read More

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With this 9-Days Myanmar Travel Itinerary, as you move from Mandalay to Bagan to Inle Lake and Yangon, you’ll get a chance to discover the gorgeous landscape along with the tradition and history of the place.  And, at every step, one or the other local will act your guide taking you through his hometown and will acquaint you with traditions of the particular place.

 

Trip at a Glance

Day 1: Mandalay - Welcome to Myanmar - U-Bein bridge

Day 2: Mandalay - Kuthodaw Pagoda, Dee Dote waterfall

Day 3: Mandalay to Bagan - World’s Best Archaeological Site

Day 4: Bagan - Touring the City by  Electric Bike

Day 5: Bagan to Nyaung Shwe - Inle Lake

Day 6: Nyaung Shwe - Inle Lake

Day 7: Heho - Fly to Yangon

Day 8: Yangon - Majestic landmarks

Day 9: Yangon - Departure

 

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Kuthodaw Pagoda and Dee Dote waterfall in Mandalay.

  • Travel from Mandalay to Bagan by a minibus.

  • A tour of the city through Electric Bike is so as to enable you to make your easily through the narrow lanes and get the experience of a real trip to Myanmar.

  • This day of your 9-days Myanmar Travel Itinerary is dedicated to discovering the Inle Lake from every angle.

  • Take your flight to Yangon from Heho Airport.

  • Explore the Yangon city and its many majestic landmarks.

 

Best Places to Visit in Myanmar

Mandalay, Bagan, Nyaung Shwe, Inle Lake, Heho, Yangon

DETAILED ITINERARY

 

Day 1: Mandalay - Welcome to Myanmar - U-Bein bridge

You will be greeted with a warm welcome by your personal guide after you will land at the Mandalay international airport. He will take you to your hotel in Mandalay city. On the way, you cannot miss stopping by Amarapura, where you will be seeing the U Bein Bridge. This bridge is the longest teak bridge around the globe. Then, you can move towards your luxurious hotel, where you can catch up with some rest and can plan your next day.

 

Day 2: Mandalay - Kuthodaw Pagoda, Dee Dote waterfall

This is the second day of your 9-Days Myanmar Travel Itinerary! After breakfast and everything, you will be starting off with this day paying a visit to the local markets of Mandalay, where you will get to come in a close collection of the local life of Myanmar. Browsing through the stalls and small shops, you will know about many local produce.

You can then move forward towards the Kuthodaw Pagoda temple, which has around 700 slabs and each of them is engraved with the scripture of Buddha.

Continuing forward, you will see farms and rice paddies! And, there’s this Buddhist nunnery, where you can have lunch prepared by nuns. Here you will learn, what social roles Nun play in the social responsibility of the country.

 

Day 3: Mandalay to Bagan - World’s Best Archaeological Site

Start off in the early morning and take a shuttle bus to reach the Mandalay bus station. Here you can take a minibus for Bagan. Bus timings are from 8 am to 10 am, you will be required to reach one hour prior to the bus timings.

It will take around 4.5 hours to reach Bagan! The bus will stop at a place on the way to let you buy Bagan entrance tickets. After reaching your hotel, you can invest the left part of your day in exploring the city.

 

Day 4: Bagan - Touring the City by  Electric Bike

This day of your 9-Days Myanmar Travel Itinerary is dedicated to exploring the scattered temples of the city. Your local guide will help you move through and see the temple plains and many famous and also not so famous monuments on your trip. A tour of the city through Electric Bike is so as to enable you to make your easily through the narrow lanes and get the experience of a real trip to Myanmar. Bagan is truly beautiful! You can also go to see a lacquerware workshop, where you can see crafts made by hand.

 

Day 5: Bagan to Nyaung Shwe - Inle Lake

Early morning, you will be taking a shuttle bus that will be taking you to the bus station. And, from here, you can take a bus for Nyaung Shwe, which is your gateway for Inle Lake. It is going to take 8 hours to reach the location and the journey will be starting off at 8:30 am. It will be taking you firstly through the dry zone and them from the into the beauty of the Shan hills. After reaching  Nyaung Shwe, you will be taken to your hotel room. You can relax and rest of the day, you can enjoy leisurely.

 

Day 6: Nyaung Shwe - Inle Lake

This day of your 9-days Myanmar Travel Itinerary is dedicated to discovering the Inle Lake from every angle. Your local guide will be there to help you! He will be taking you on a short trip the Nyaung Shwe jetty. Here, you will be boarding a wooden private motorboat that will be taking you on a complete day excursion through the Inle Lake. It would be a great day exploring the villages that are built on the floating gardens and stilts. And, you will get to learn about the culture and about the life of people who are living here in the lake.

On the way, you will discover the artistic side of the residents of Inle Lake! Many workshops are organized, where hand-woven fabrics and silk are made from lotus flower fibers. This is going to be one of the best parts of your trip to Myanmar. After seeing the workshop you can reach out to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, which is a sacred site. And, you can also stop by the Nge Phe Chaung, which is a wooden monastery famous for its huge collection of Buddha images.

 

Day 7: Heho - Fly to Yangon

This is the seventh day of your 9-Days Myanmar travel itinerary! You will be reaching the Heho Airport to take your flight for Yangon. And, once you will reach here, you will be received by your personal guide, who will be taking you to your luxurious hotel in Yangon. After relaxing, you can take the rest of your day exploring the city in the vicinity of your hotel

 

Day 8: Yangon - Majestic landmarks

This day is to explore the majestic landmarks of the city of Yangon! This day is dedicated to visiting the top tourist spots of Yangon. Yangon was the last royal capital city of Myanmar and that’s the reason that there are plenty of magical places and pagodas to visit here. These are sure to create the perfect impression of Myanmar being the best tourist destinations. You have plenty of things to see including the Shwedagon Pagoda, Bogyoke Market, Sule Pagoda, and much more. And, rest of the day, you can enjoy the exhilarating nightlife of Myanmar at 19th Street.

 

Day 9: Yangon - Departure

This is the last day of your 9-Days Myanmar travel Itinerary and you are definitely taking back a lot of memories to relish forever. In the morning, you will be transferred to the Yangon International Airport, from where you will be taking your flight back home. Though you have a covered a lot of it on this trip to Myanmar, there’s still to be discovered. So, keep planning for your next Myanmar trip.

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