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Take a break from temple touring in Bagan to visit Mount Popa and Salay. Mount Popa is an extincted volcano which is believed to be home to the 'nats', ancient Burmese animist spirits. Climb to the top for stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
After breakfast at the hotel, pick-up at hotel lobby by private guide and start exciting trip to Mt.Popa (45 km) for 1 hour drive.
On the way to Mt.Popa, stop at typical local village as well as toddy palm plantation .
Mount Popa has played an important role in Myanmar culture, religion and history since earliest times. Its shrine is dedicated to the worship of the 37 Nats, the ancient Burmese animist spirits that predate Buddhism in this area. Learn about nats and nat worship as you climb the stairs to the top with local guide. The view over the Myingyan Plain from the top of the volcanic peak is impressive (and the climb is optional!).
Drive to Bagan and transfer to hotel.
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner) English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply) Local guide in Hoa Binh Entrance fees for all visits and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
Other meals than mentioned Other services than mentioned Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature Tips, Travel insuranceIMPORTANT NOTES:
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