Travel to visit the elevated monastery of Mount Popa. Mount Popa is situated 45km away from Bagan and is regarded as the birthplace of “Nats” (the animal spirits of Myanmar). With over 200 springs and streams and likened to an oasis in the desert-like dry central zone of Burma, Popa is a spectacular sight, with its iconic monastery situated on top of the once active volcano. Once you arrive at the volcano you can begin the ascent, which takes 777 steps. At the top you will find Mount Popa Monastery, which offers incredible 360-degree views of the surrounding plains.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Mount Popa, Popa, Mandalay RegionAt the top of Mount Popa you will find a monastery, which offers incredible 360-degree views of the surrounding plains. Don’t forget your camera for this fabulous photographic opportunity.