9 days in Mon State Itinerary

9 days in Mon State Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Thanbyuzayat
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Mawlamyine
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Kyaiktiyo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

3
nights
Thanbyuzayat

Thanbyuzayat ©
Thanbyuzayat is a town in the Mon State of south-eastern Myanmar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thanbyuzayat: Kabyar Wa Beach (in Ye) and Kyaikkhami Yae Le Pagoda (in Kyaikkami). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Japan Paya, and make a trip to Death Railway.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Thanbyuzayat travel route planner.

Yangon (Rangoon) to Thanbyuzayat is an approximately 5.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mawlamyine.

Things to do in Thanbyuzayat

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kabyar Wa Beach, Kyaikkhami Yae Le Pagoda
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Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery ©
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
Death Railway ©
Death Railway
Kyaikkhami Yae Le Pagoda ©
Kyaikkhami Yae Le Pagoda

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nights
Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine ©
Mawlamyine, formerly Moulmein, is the fourth largest city of Burma (Myanmar), 300 km south east of Yangon and 70 km south of Thaton, at the mouth of Thanlwin (Salween) River. Mawlamyine is known for historic sites, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha, delve into the distant past at Mahamuni Paya, head outdoors with Gaung Se Kyun, and take in panoramic vistas at Kyaikthanlan Pagoda.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mawlamyine trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Thanbyuzayat to Mawlamyine by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Mawlamyine, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kyaiktiyo.

Things to do in Mawlamyine

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St Matthew's Church ©
St Matthew's Church
Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha ©
Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha
Santawshin Pagoda ©
Santawshin Pagoda

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Kyaiktiyo

Kyaiktiyo ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyaiktiyo Pagoda.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kyaiktiyo route planner.

Traveling by car from Mawlamyine to Kyaiktiyo takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyaiktiyo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda
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Kyaiktiyo Pagoda ©
Kyaiktiyo Pagoda