Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan. A 6-Day Itinerary

I lived in Yangon for more than 6 months. When my partner visited me in Myanmar, we only had limited time to travel around because of my work.

Anyway, I’ll share to you how to go through this touristic places in Myanmar within 6 days.

Day 1 – YANGON 

A morning walk to Mahabandula Park

Lunch at Kandawgyi Lake

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An expensive restaurant, but worth it 😉

Sacred Night at the Must-See Shwedagon Pagoda

99M High Golden Pagoda

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Faith and Failures. Link in my bio 🇲🇲

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Day 2 – YANGON

Be on time at the Circular Train

Tickets available at the Train Station near Bogyoke Road

A little afternoon walk to Downtown Yangon

and see the sunset at my favourite Inle Lake

Night Train/ Bus / Fly to Mandalay

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We took a 12-hr bus from Yangon to MDY, tickets available online

Day 3 – MANDALAY

Take a rhapsodic visit at the Royal Palace

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Hiking at the Mandalay Hill 

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See the Amarapura White Temple

 

Day 4 – MANDALAY 

Morning Shopping at the Mandalay Market


Walking with locals at the 1.2KM LONG U Bein Bridge

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See the Buddha Carvings

Night Van/Bus to Bagan

Day 5 BAGAN

Make sure to welcome the sunrise to see Temples. Temples. Temples.

(Parachuting costs $300 each dated back 2016)

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We missed the parachute 😊

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Thatbyinnyu Temple

Dhammayangi Temple

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Lawkananda Pagoda

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Lunch at the Weatherspoon Resto!

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Be captured by the well-preserved Ananda Temple

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Day 6 – BAGAN

Never take a bicycle and bring a face mask because of the sand dust!

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Archaelogical Museum / Watch Tower

More than ten thousand Temples dated 2,500 BC the locals said

Bagan Market to buy delicacies

then have a magical sunset again

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So. Packing for Myanmar? 

My next post will be all about Yangon.

Thanks for viewing!

Love and Kisses,

Kate

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8 thoughts on “Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan. A 6-Day Itinerary”

  1. I am so very jealous. I definitely have it on my bucket list to tour Myanmar and especially to see all of the pagodas in Bagan via Hot Air Balloon! I didn’t even know about the Amarapura White Temple in Mandalay but I am definitely adding that to my Myanmar itinerary! This looks like a a great 6 day itinerary!

  2. I’ve been seeing pictured of Myanmar everywhere lately! The Amarapura White Temple is absolutely stunning and one of so many reasons I would love to visit there. Thank you for the handy itinerary 🙂

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