Thailand to Myanmar: Bangkok to Mae Sot to the Golden Rock

Myanmar and Thailand

Just recently, the border crossing from Thailand to Myanmar at Mae Sot has opened for tourism, allowing travelers to begin their trip in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, visit the cities of Ayutthaya and Sukkothai and then travel north, crossing into Myanmar at Mae Sot.  The entry point opens up easy access to parts of the Tenasserim Coast, the fascinating area around Mawlamyaing and the magical Golden Rock in Kyaikthiyo.  You end your two-country journey in Myanmar’s erstwhile capital, Yangon.


Land Cost

Starting at



Based on 4-6 People
(excluding international air)

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ITINERARY at a Glance

Day 1

Arrive Bangkok. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 2

Bangkok Touring – Palace, Klong tour to Klong Bang Luang with puppet show.

Day 3

Drive Ayutthaya. Visit ruins, Bang-Pa-In Summer Palace, Muslim Quarter.

Day 4

Drive Uthai Thani via Pitsanuloke and Sukhothai.

Day 5

Continue Exploring Sukhothai.

Day 6

Continue to Mae Sot.

Day 7

Mae Sot to Mawlamyaing through the Dawna Mountains and via Kawkareik.

Day 8

Mawlamyiang touring to Shampoo Island and Mudon.

Day 9

Continue Exploring Mawlamyiang.

Day 10

Boat ride to Hpa An via Kawnat-Kado village. Visit caves in Hpa An. Sunset at Shweyinnmyaw Pagoda.

Day 11

Drive Kyaikthiyo via a Mon Village.

Day 12

Drive to Yangon, stopping at Bago.

Day 13

Yangon touring: Amazing Railway market by train, market, etc. Return to Yangon and continue to Hledan Market and Old Glass Factory. Shwedagon Pagoda for Sunset.

Day 14

Continue touring Yangon. Walk through Old Colonial Section, Gallery and Antique store, Scotts Market, Botataung Pagoda, and time with Monks. Evening Puppet show and farewell dinner at Le Planter.

Day 15

Depart Yangon.