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6 days in Bago & Yangon Region Itinerary
Fly + Drive: 7h 15min
Bago— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 15min
Yangon (Rangoon)— 3 nights
Fly + train: 2h
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Once a bustling city in southern Myanmar, the market town of Bago mostly draws visitors on day trips from Yangon, coming to see the relics and historic monuments from its heyday.On the 13th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Kyaik Pun Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha, appreciate the history behind Shwethalyaung Buddha, then make a trip to Mahazedi Pagoda, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ShweguLay Pagoda. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyaly Khat Wai Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Kambazathadi Golden Palace, make a trip to Shwemawdaw Paya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hintha Gon Paya, and finally make a trip to Snake Pagoda.
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Bangkok, Thailand to Bago is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bangkok in April, Bago is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yangon (Rangoon).
Things to do in Bago
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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.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Htwe Oo Myanmar Puppet Theater as well as Sule Pagoda. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwedagon Pagoda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kandawgyi Park, make a trip to Yangon Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary's Cathedral.
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Traveling by car from Bago to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Yangon (Rangoon) are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)
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