Bagan Day Tour To Mount Popa And Salay

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Bagan or Nyaung U
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Bagan or Nyaung U
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Book this full-day tour to explore the culture and history near Ayeyarwaddy River by visiting the famous Yoke Sone Kyaung Monastery in Salay and the heritage museum of the famous writer Salay U Pone Nya during the time of the Myanmar Kings. Also visit the Popa Taungkalat Shrine, the home of 37 animist spirit entities, statues of which can be found at its base.

Highlights

Enjoy fantastic aerial views

Led by a local guide

Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Pick-up from your hotel in Bagan or Nyaung U at 8:00 am and then drive along Ayeyarwaddy River to Salay (approx. 1.5 hours).

En route stop by the Chauk provincial local markets. This is a wonderful place to explore Myanmar culture and cheap shops for souvenirs. After 30 minutes you will arrive at the Yoke Sone Kyaung Monastery, a cultural heritage site in Salay situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. The Monastery is very famous for spectacular wood cravings built in AD 1882. Also, it is the native town of the famous writer Salay U Pone Nya during the time of the Myanmar Kings. You will visit his heritage museum as well.

Then stop at the Popa Mountain resort with panoramic views of the mountain. After some refreshment head to Mount Popa that is 1518 meters high with extinct volcano from Popa Mountain. The Popa Taungkalat Shrine is the home of 37 Mahagiri Nats or aminist spirit entities, statues of which can be found at its base. To reach the top, you need to remove shoes and socks and climb the 777 steps to the summit. Along the way there re a multitude of monkeys expecting treats. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel in the evening.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle

English-speaking tour guide

Mineral waters and refreshing towels

All taxes & services charge

Entry/Admission - Mount Popa

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Travel Insurance

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 9 people per booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide, subject to availability. Please advise your preference at the time of booking