Myanmar Itinerary 5 Days | Best of Burma 5-Day Trip & Tour Packages
If your time is limit, Myanmar itinerary 5 days is still enough to give you a taste of the country’s history, people, and cuisine through the top attractions in the country.
Within 5 days in Myanmar, you can choose either to explore Yangon or to gaze out at the charming landscape throughout the country such as the archaeological sites in Bagan, Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock), Mandalay or Bago city, etc. Whatever you choose, we ensure to give you the finest experience & delight for your Myanmar tour.
Go Myanmar Tours offers the most authentic experience for Myanmar 5-day tour packages, ready-made trips, and travel service for you to choose from. If none of our ready-made itinerary meets your needs, contact us to create your unique 5-day tour in Myanmar that suits you most.
Recommended Myanmar Itinerary 5 Days
Day 1: Yangon – Half day City Tour
Day 2: Yangon – Morning flight to Bagan – Temple Visit
Day 3: Bagan – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake Sightseeing
Day 4: Inle Lake – Indein – Fly back to Yangon
Day 5: Yangon Departure
Things You Should Know Before Planning a 5 Days Trip to Myanmar
Getting Myanmar Visa
Except for those countries getting Myanmar visa exemption, most tourists need to apply for a visa to travel to Myanmar. Myanmar visa can be applied on the website of the Ministry of Immigration and Population of Myanmar. Normally the process takes about 1 to 2 days to complete.
Learning some Myanmar Basic Phrases for Your 5-day trip to Myanmar
Although English is widely spoken in the whole country and we always provide you with a professional local guide who speaks fluently your language, you are highly recommended to use some native language during the trip to gain more local experiences with the locals. The official language of Myanmar is Burmese, which is spoken by the majority of the population.
When is the Best Time for a Myanmar Tour?
An excellent Myanmar itinerary 5 days bases on two factors: time and destinations. The best time for a Myanmar tour supposes to last from October to May. This time, the weather is lovely, less rain and the landscape show off maximum its beauty. This is also an ideal time for you to spend your trip to Myanmar beaches. From June to September, Myanmar experiences the monsoon season, which means it rains more frequently making some drawbacks in significant places such as beaches, Myeik Archipelago and some adventure sports such as Chin State. However, this time is still good to visit 4 main destinations in the country including Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, and Inle Lake as the rain does not last for too long.
Getting Around During 5 Days in Myanmar
There are a number of local transportation you can choose sightseeing on your trip. We always arrange a private car for you to transfer from place to place. However, to gain more local insight, we encourage you to take a horse cart in Bagan, boat trip in Inle Lake and tuk-tuk in Mandalay.
Attractions for 5 days in Myanmar
Within 5 days 4 nights in Myanmar, our travel specialists have created a list of the most popular attractions to visit and things to do in Myanmar as below. Let have a look and choose some and start planning your amazing Myanmar itinerary 5 days.
5 Days in Yangon – Where Your Dream of Myanmar Begins
Let your heart enchanted in Yangon, the city built from the point of collapse. During 5 days in Yangon, you will have an opportunity to witness a lively urban in the transition toward modernization from dawn to dusk. Not just sightseeing, but also have a chance to taste the authentic Burmese food.
Within 24 hours in Yangon, your Myanmar itinerary 5 days starts in the city center with a solemn visit to the 2000 years old Sule Pagoda located at the roundabout in the heart of the city. It is believed that the construction of the pagoda started in 2600 years ago from the time of the Buddha. Toward the north of Yangon, head to the famous Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda in Myanmar 5 day trips to marvel at the huge reclining Buddhist statue with 65 meter longs and 16 meters high.
Apart from the sacred pagodas, a 5-day tour to Myanmar take you to the National Museum in which provides you with the collection of the Burmese arts, history, and culture especially the 8 meters high Golden Lion Throne.
Step aside from the outstanding relics, a Yangon food tour in Myanmar itinerary 5 days will truly give you the best of Myanmar cuisine and the essence of the distinctive cuisine through time.
Your Myanmar itinerary 5 days will not miss a chance to soak you in the vibrant Bogyoke Aung San Market and let you witness at the daily trading of Burmese people. Perhaps Shwedagon Pagoda is truly the highlight in your 5-day tour in Myanmar to visit the most sacred and impressive historical relic in the country possessing 5448 diamonds and 2317 rubies. Ultimately, fulfill your Yangon city tour in your Myanmar itinerary 5 days by enjoying a traditional Burmese show in the Karaweik Palace – a giant golden barge on the Kandawgi Lake.
Bagan – Unlock the Myth Among 3000 Temples
Myanmar itinerary 5 days never miss a chance to bring you to Bagan, a fascinating landscape lies on Myanmar grasslands. Unlike the busy life in Yangon, Bagan’s local lifestyle is quite idyllic and peaceful. Drop yourself on a two-wheel vehicle in your 5-day trip to pedal through the long sandy and dusty road, you will feel like it never ends. So far, Bagan has delivered to the human being with an amazing archaeological zone toward 2200 pagodas and temples.
To explore the fascinating as well as the charm of the ancient Bagan in your Myanmar itinerary 5 days, join in a Bagan Temple tour to witness Bagan architecture in old pagodas, temples, and marvel at the spectacular view in the sunset over Irrawaddy River.
Kyaikhtio Pagoda (Golden Rock) – Enshrining the Relic of Buddha
Together with Shwedagon Pagoda, the Golden Rock is one of the must-see attractions in your Myanmar itinerary 5 days. Situated 200 km from Yangon, the Golden Rock astonished people by its uneven contact to the ground. It required you to spend one day in your Myanmar itinerary 5 days to transfer and gaze out at the magnificent pagoda as well as witness the current of pilgrims visit the site.
Inle Lake – Enjoy an Interesting Boat Trip
Step aside from the magnificent religious sites, Myanmar itinerary 5 days will certainly make you fall in love with the tranquility of the breathtaking scenery that is completely different from other destinations you have ever been to. A boat trip around Inle Lake in Myanmar trip 5 days is perfect for you to take a glimpse at the life of Burmese people who travel on boats rather than motorbikes. Children living on the lake often learn how to row the boat in their childhood instead of riding a bike.
Furthermore, Myanmar itinerary 5 days delivers you a chance to get first-hand experience about the unique way of life of the local people making their living entirely from the water. You will be surprised by how they do farming on the water with the lush tomato gardens. Burma itinerary 5 days with the next stop in In Phaw Khon village will introduce you to the distinctive fabric weaving from the lotus stems. Ultimately, do not miss the opportunity in Burma itinerary 5 days to cycle to the Red Mountain Estate where you will taste Myanmar wine whilst sitting on a chair and beholding the majestic sunset. How interesting is it?
Bago – Visit the Land of Magical Colors
The beautiful Bago city is the next spot in Myanmar itinerary 5 days that will deliver you to the former capital of Myanmar which is much similar to the Disney Land with marvelous pagodas and colorful buildings. The peaceful land will appear as you head to Bago from Yangon in Burma itinerary 5 days to visit outstanding relics such as the gorgeous Shwethalyaung Buddha where tells you the sad love story of the prince with a Mon girl even though she was a Buddhist leads to the construction of the pagoda. Additionally, the Shwemawdaw Pagoda will make you almost scream in 5 day trip to Myanmar, with 114 meters high, Shwemawdaw Pagoda marks itself as the highest golden pagoda in Myanmar.
Passing through the Shwemawdaw temple, you will reach Hintha Gon Paya – a small temple will tell you a special story on your 5-day trip. Lying on the vast area, the legend said that it was the only place raising above the sea level and thus it was the preferred landing place of the mythical bird.
Myeik Archipelago – Home to Magnificent Sea Life
Feel a bit tired of the hot weather in Myanmar? Why don’t you highlight your Myanmar itinerary 5 days by a diving trip to observe the incredible coral reefs, shark, and more? Step aside from the inland attractions of majestic pagodas, Myanmar itinerary 5 days also offers you a chance to explore the heaven of Myanmar in the breathtaking Myeik Archipelago.
Lies on the Andaman Sea coast of southern a Myanmar, Myeik Archipelago is one of the most beautiful beaches you can spend some time to visit in Myanmar trips 5 days. Over the past few years, the archipelago has witnessed the ongoing development of Myanmar tourism and started to raise the curiosity to visitors. With the collection of 800 islands, Myeik is a wonderful archipelago to observe the Myanmar marine life with 288 species of colorful coral reefs, 618 of fish, and impressive white sands. Best sites to observe the wonderful sea life in Myeik are Kawthaung, home to the poetic beach scenery; Kyat Mauk, the beautiful island with spectacular limestone cliffs, caves and white sand beaches.
Along with exploring the sea, Myanmar itinerary 5 days in Myeik Archipelago takes you to the spectacular landscape of Honour Rock to capture the wonder of a huge sea fan forest, cave, and sharks, frogfish, guitarfish, and a bunch of lobsters.