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full days in Myanmar

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full days in Myanmar

My draft plan is to spend 9 full days in Myanmar (not counting the days we fl in and out),

We will fly between cities in each morning. The current plan is:

Yangon 2 days

Bagan 2 days (include balloon)

Mandalay 2 days (include Amarapura on one day, and Mingun on the second)

Kalaw 1 day (for the Green Valley Elephant experience)

Inle Lake (2 days)

Is the elephant experience on the same scale? What would you change?

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1. Re: full days in Myanmar

You will have no time to accomplish all of that. Have you calculated the transportation time to each of those places? Even if you fly you wil be losing half a day that way. I'd scrap Kalaw and Mandalay and add another day onto both Bagan and Inle. Your other day wil be needed for transportation time.

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2. Re: full days in Myanmar

Hi lps,

When will you come?

The Bagan balloon season is October to March.

You want to ride balloon, you need to book before 2 months

from Government Official Local Agents.

Day 1- Yangon sightseeing fullday by taxi.

Day 2- Yangon sightseeing halfday on foot.

Evening Yangon to Nyaung U(Bagan) by flight.

Departure 15:00 PM.

Day 3- Morning ride balloon over Bagan.

Evening Bagan sightseeing.

Day 4- Bagan to Mt. Popa daytrip by taxi.

Day 5- Nyaung U(Bagan) to Mandalay by flight.

Departure 07:35 AM.

Mandalay sightseeing evening U Bein Teak bridge.

Day 6- Mandalay to Sagaing/ Mingun daytrip by taxi.

Day 7- Mandalay to Heho by flight.

Departure 08:25 AM.

Heho to Kalaw by taxi.Afternoon go to GV elephant camp.

Day 8- Early morning Kalaw to Nyaung Shwe(Inle Lake) by taxi.

Inle Lake sightseeing by boat.

Day 9- Heho to Yangon by flight.

Departure 11:10 AM.

Hope this help

AMKyaw

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3. Re: full days in Myanmar

Dear Mr AMKyaw,

I woudl not suggest that busy sbuy itinerary unless the person is Japanese (becasue they always do that!). I recommend 3 full days fo rBagan, includign half a day to see a lacquer workshop/do some shopping there. I would lend up kicking myself if I only allowed a day or 2 in Bagan.

Really, skip Mandalay and spend some leisurely days at Inle. You can always come back...

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