Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Hong Kong - 3 nights/days - Itinerary Suggestions?
  2. 2 Medical Tourism – Globalization of Healthcare
  3. 3 Seoul Searching Questions ;-)
  4. 4 Shanghai - one free day ?what to do
  5. 5 HK - affordable "outer" areas for accommodation
  6. 6 Japanese art
  7. 7 Itinerary set for Japan trip #2: working on some details
  8. 8 First time to SEA
  9. 9 Advice on Cambodia & Vietnam please.
  10. 10 Preliminary planning - Sri Lanka+Singapore+Bangkok
  11. 11 Hakone station confusion
  12. 12 Malaysia or Philipines May or end of June
  13. 13 Sinorama Tour-Oct. 1, 2016
  14. 14 Your Feedback Appreciated on Two Possible Thailand/Cambodia Itineraries
  15. 15 Trip with kids. Singapore or Japan ??
  16. 16 Interestig article about Luang Prabang & UNESCO heritage appellation
  17. 17 Beijing - ? - Hong Kong. Where should we go in between?
  18. 18 Backstreet Academy
  19. 19 Travelling in China during the summer period
  20. 20 Visa on Arrival
  21. 21 Deluxe Luangsay cruise or mid-range cruise like Nagi of Mekong or Shompoo?
  22. 22 Cebu where to stay
  23. 23 Osaka Kyoto Nara Itinerary
  24. 24 Borneo/Sabah Itinerary: Danum or Kinabatagan?
  25. 25 Last questions (train pass!) on 19-day itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top

14 Day Burma Itinerary -- Seeking Input

Jump to last reply

Hi All. Please let me know your thoughts on the itinerary below. The schedule is somewhat rigid, as we had to structure the rest of the trip around the non-daily Kengtung flights.

****

10-Mar: Arrive Yangon around noon. Yangon Sightseeing (Shwedagon Pagoda at late afternoon, other sites if time permits). Hotel in Yangon.

11-Mar: Yangon-Mandalay (early morning flight). Mandalay Sightseeing. Hotel in Mandalay.

12-Mar: Mandalay Sightseeing. Hotel in Mandalay.

13-Mar: Mandalay-Kengtung (Air Bagan 1240-1430 or Yangon Air 1310-1500). Kengtung Sightseeing. Hotel in Kengtung.

14-Mar: Kengtung Sightseeing. Hotel in Kengtung.

15-Mar: Kengtung Sightseeing. Hotel in Kengtung.

16-Mar: Kengtung-Heho (Air Bagan 1445-1540 or KBZ 1530-1625). See Pindaya caves on way(?). Hotel in Inle.

17-Mar: Inle Sightseeing (full day boat ride). Hotel in Inle.

18-Mar: Inle Sightseeing. Hotel in Inle.

19-Mar: Heho-Bagan (Yangon Air 1155-1235). Hotel in Bagan.

20-Mar: Bagan Sightseeing. Hotel in Bagan.

21-Mar: Bagan Sightseeing. Hotel in Bagan.

22-Mar: Bagan-Yangon (early morning site). Yangon Sightseeing (see sites missed first time there). Hotel in Yangon.

23-Mar: Depart Yangon at 12:15PM

****

Also, several specific questions:

(1) What's the best way to structure the two days in Mandalay? The side trips interest us more than the sites in Mandalay itself. I'd like to see the U Bein bridge at sunset or sunrise. Also, a short river cruise would be nice to do.

(2) For the time in Kengtung, what are the best villages/tribes to see for those two full days? Is there anything worthwhile to do on the days we fly in and out, or are those days wasted?

(3) What's the best way to spend the second full day in Inle. And what would be good to do the morning we leave?

(4) In Bagan, when's the best time to fit in a side-trip to Mt. Popa (leaving enough time to actually climb up to the top)? Perhaps this would be best for the day we arrive.

Thank you for all the help!

(P.S. I've also posted this on TA; I'm presuming it's not bad form to cross-post things.)

22 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement