Private Half-Day Tour: A Local Experience In Salay

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located hotel in Bagan
  • Return Details :
    Centrally located hotel in Bagan
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Discover the town of Salay, an historic and unspoiled religious center near Bagan, during this 4-hour group excursion with a private guide. You will visit Yoke Son Kyaung, Salays oldest surviving wooden monastery, get a taste for daily life at a local market, and discover the citys untouched colonial buildings and monasteries.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour

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Start your day with a morning pickup from your Bagan hotel and a transfer to Salay, long known as a key religious center in Myanmar.

During your half-day experience, you will spend time exploring Salays numerous monasteries like Yoke Son Kyaung, a wooden monastery that dates to the 19th century. Take time to admire the monasterys wealth of beautiful carvings depicting typical court life of Salays rulers and scenes from the Indian Ramayana epic.

Continue your discovery of the town by taking a trip through the market and stopping to admire Salays many untouched colonial buildings. At the end of the day you will be transported back to your hotel in Bagan.


Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle (centrally located hotels in Bagan)


Food and drinks


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

Wood Carving Monastery Museum is closed on Mondays, and Public holidays

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required