Mt Popa & Salay Day Return Trip from Bagan

Cultural & Theme Tours in Myanmar (Burma)
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Tour description

See the cultural heritage of Salay and the sacred monastery at Mt. Popa.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mount Popa, Popa, Mandalay RegionIn the morning you get picked up at your hotel to drive to Salay, known for its cultural heritage. See the exceptional woodcarvings at Yoke Sone Monastery first, which was built in 1882 by King Thipaw. Afterwards, visit the 150-year old teak monastery Sarsana Yaungchi, built by King Mindon. Admire the ancient Buddha images and antique cabinets decorated with floral ornaments as well as Myanmar paintings in gold and silver colours. At noontime, transfer to Mt. Popa, an extinct volcano. Climbing the 777 stairs up to the monastery, you will be rewarded with amazing views over the natural beauty surrounding the mountain. Mt. Popa has been dedicated to animist spirits known as Nats. In the afternoon, you get dropped off back at your hotel.Duration: 10 hours

What's included

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English-speaking guide
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Popa

What's not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Visits not mentioned in the program