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Popular Destinations to Visit in Myanmar within 7 Days

Yangon

Iconic Temples and Pagodas

Upon arrival in the city of Yangon, you have a chance to visit Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple, which houses the giant 217 foot reclining Buddha. In here, the sense of scale is overwhelming and it’s totally common for you to feel tiny and in awe standing in front of the giant Buddha – an incredible work of man. Shwedagon Pagoda is also a must-visit while you’re in Yangon for the dazzling beauty it possesses and its place as one the most iconic religious sites in Myanmar.

Kandawgyi Park

Kandawgyi Park is blessed with a calming and peaceful atmosphere, making it the perfect place for people to relax and take beautiful photos of the mirror-like Kandawgy Lake or the magnificent Karaweik Palace.

Bustling China town

Located in the center of Downtown Yangon, China town is an exciting place to visit, especially at night when the whole street transforms into a colorful night market. In China town, getting a taste of exotic food has never been easier since you’re surrounded by the steaming-hot dishes in the food stalls and various kinds of delicious tropical fruits.

Sightseeing in Mandalay

One of a kind architecture

Mandalay is the cultural and Buddhist center of Myanmar with a great number of temples and pagodas; each has a distinct meaning and architecture. The Mahamuni pagoda, for example, enshrines the image of Buddha, which is giant and covered with a thick layer of gold leaves. The Shwenandaw Monastery is also a famous destination for its teak wood carvings of ancient Buddhist myths.

Breath-taking sunset on Mandalay Hill

Mandalay Hill is one of the must-visit destinations in Mandalay for a splendid view at sunset. You will find walking up 1729 steps of stair totally worth it once the view reveals itself. Plus, you get to exercise and enjoy the sight of monasteries and temples along the way to the top since there are numerous of them centered around Mandalay Hill.

Things to do and see in Bagan

You can explore Bagan by many means of transport, whether it is by bike, by car or by horses and carriage. The most exciting and novel way of all, however, is taking a hot-air balloon ride in this city of pagodas as the sun rises from the horizon. In Bagan, you can also go shopping for local handicrafts such as lacquerware or bamboo works. If you want a little bit of challenge, climbing up 700 hundred steps to visit Mt. Popa is something to consider as the view is beyond spectacular.

Novel excursion on Inle Lake

An excursion on Inle Lake is an ideal way to enjoy the peaceful and stunning nature of Myanmar. You can take a closer look at local fishermen working as well as appreciate the view of lotus silk weaving and floating tomatoes farm etc.

Recommend Itinerary for 7 Days in Myanmar

We offer a variety of tour packages to meet your requirements, whether it is a classic tour, adventure tour, exploration tour or a honeymoon tour. The recommended itinerary for a week in Myanmar is Yangon – Bagan – Inle Lake – Yangon. Visiting other destinations is possible, but keep in mind that you may have to rush from one place to another because of limited time. You can also customize your own ideal Myanmar tours by contacting us.