19 days in Thailand & Myanmar Itinerary

19 days in Thailand & Myanmar Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 day
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Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
— 2 nights
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Bagan, Myanmar
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Fly to Suvarnabhumi, Train to River Kwai Bridge
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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Garden City of the East

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Taukkyan War Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyaik Khauk Pagoda, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) online tour planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from Lisbon to Yangon (Rangoon). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nyaungshwe.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Spas
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Kyaik Khauk Pagoda ©
Religious Site
Kyaik Khauk Pagoda
4.4
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Spa
Spas
4.3

2
nights
Nyaungshwe, Myanmar

Once the capital of the Shan Kingdom, Nyaungshwe is a vibrant tourist hub of Myanmar.
On the 18th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Maing Thouk Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ywa Thit Monastery, stroll through Htat Eian Cave Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some photo ops at Htet Eain Gu Cave & Monastery, and then explore the activities along Inle Lake.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nyaungshwe trip website.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Nyaungshwe in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Nyaungshwe

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours
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Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung ©
Religious Site
Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung
4.6
Inle Lake ©
Water Body
Inle Lake
4.6
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Spa
Spas
4.3

3
nights
Bagan, Myanmar

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dhammayan Gyi Temple and Shwezigon Pagoda. Ananda Temple and Shwesandaw Pagoda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, and explore the ancient world of Shwe Leik Too.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bagan online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Nyaungshwe to Bagan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Ananda Temple ©
Religious Site
Ananda Temple
4.7
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Religious Site
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
4.6
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Historic Site
Shwesandaw Pagoda
4.4

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bagan to Chiang Mai takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Bagan to Chiang Mai. April in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trip

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Zipline
Zipline
4.2
Wat Phra Singh ©
Religious Site
Wat Phra Singh
4.5

2
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Koh Tao, Thailand

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Laem Thian. Get in touch with nature at Sai Nuan Beach and Sai Daeng Beach. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at May & Co. General Store.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Koh Tao travel planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. While traveling from Chiang Mai, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Koh Tao, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
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Must see
Climbing Tours
4.8
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.4

2
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Kanchanaburi, Thailand

The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Popular historic sites such as Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and Wat Thawornwararam are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Erawan Waterfalls and Phra That Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanchanaburi: Wat Thipsukontharam (in Huai Krachao) and Elephant Haven (in Sai Yok). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kanchanaburi trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and train from Koh Tao to Kanchanaburi takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Koh Tao, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kanchanaburi, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Erawan Waterfalls ©
Must see
Erawan Waterfalls
4.4
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre ©
Specialty Museum
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
4.5

4
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Bangkok, Thailand

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Get some historical perspective at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), get great views at Wat Saket, stroll around Lumpini Park, and get engrossed in the history at Nitasrattanakosin.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip builder tool.

You can drive from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kanchanaburi in April, expect nights in Bangkok to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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