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Wonders of Salay & Mount Popa Day Tour

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Make the pilgrimage to a volcano topped by temples

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  • Free Cancelation - 7 Days Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 10 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Private Group
  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Explore the wooden Salay Youk Sone Monastery and see its exquisite wooden carvings
  • Visit Man Pagoda, which houses the Buddha image covered in lacquer
  • Set foot on the famous Mount Popa, an extinct volcano 1,518 meters above sea level
  • Climb up 777 steps to reach the top of the volcanic plug
  • Learn about the Nat shrines from your tour guide while walking with playful monkeys
Most Recent Review

  • 16 Aug 2018
    Our guide explained and shared his info clearly (we learnt a lot) and the driver took care of us well (came down to open door for us every single time). Bottled water was provided and at the end of the tour, refreshment towel/wet wipe was provided. Restaurant/lunch was delicious. Breathtaking view on top. Sheltered stairs all the way and being a temple/monastery, shoes have to be removed when climbing so just wear slippers/sandals will do for convenient.

US$ 54.00 78.00

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  • Wonders of Salay & Mount Popa Day Tour

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Private tour
    • Local English speaking guide
    • Hotel pick up and drop off

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Lunch
    • Entrance fees (USD20)
    • Gratuities (optional)

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Private tour
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    • Lunch
    • Entrance fees (USD20)
    • Gratuities (optional)
What To Expect

The beautiful historic features of Bagan are yours to discover on this day long tour that takes you from Salay's Youk Sone Monastery to Mount Popa. Your journey begins when you are picked up right from your hotel by the tour staff and then led to the historic sights of Salay, a town about 15km south of Bagan where you will explore the Youk Sone Monastery. This old wooden monastery is filled with stunning wooden features, and decorated with traditional Myanmar arts and crafts. A visit to the Man Pagoda will reveal Buddha portraits and antiques adorned in laquer, gold and silver; truly a sight to behold. After a lunch at Popa Mountain Resort, your guide will take you up towards Mount Popa, with 777 steps towards the Nat (spirit) temples. This mountain is an extinct volcano 1,518m above sea level. Here you will learn about the ancient Burmese animist spirits said to still be residing inside. Finally, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Bagan for the evening, all the richer for the experience.

salay mount popa tour
Gaze over breathtaking views from the height of Mount Popa
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Explore the rich cultural history of Salay's Youk Sone Monastery
Activity Information
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  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
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Itinerary

Itinerary

  • 8:00am hotel pick-up
  • 8:00am-9:45am drive south to Salay
  • 9:45am- 1:00am explore the Youk Sone Monastery in Salay
  • 11:00am-12:00pm visit Mount Popa
  • 12:15am-1:15pm lunch
  • 1:30pm-4:00pm climb up to Mount Popa's peak
  • 4:15pm-5:30pm return to hotel
Additional Information

Additional Information

  • Children aged 0-2 are free
  • The Salay Youk Sone Monastery is closed every Monday
  • Bagan Zone passes are usually sold at the airport or bus stations for MMK250,000 and are valid up to 5 days. This includes all pagodas within the Bagan archaeological zone
  • Additional surcharge will apply if hotel is outside of Bagan city, to be paid directly to the operator. Operator will reconfirm the surcharge amount in advance
  • Additional surcharge will apply if pick up and drop off is from the bus station/gate, train station, jetty, seaport, and airport, to be paid directly to the operator. Operator will reconfirm the surcharge amount in advance
  • Ladies are required to cover up to enter the temples. Please wear long pants and a long-sleeved shirt or bring something to wrap around you
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the tour date and time specified

Pick Up Information:

  • Time: Approximately 8:00am
  • Please be at the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 7 days prior to the activity
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Reviews (4) 4.5
  • Shi Qi 16 Aug 2018
    Our guide explained and shared his info clearly (we learnt a lot) and the driver took care of us well (came down to open door for us every single time). Bottled water was provided and at the end of the tour, refreshment towel/wet wipe was provided. Restaurant/lunch was delicious. Breathtaking view on top. Sheltered stairs all the way and being a temple/monastery, shoes have to be removed when climbing so just wear slippers/sandals will do for convenient.
  • Yoke Chu 14 Jul 2018
    The guide, Mr Khant speaks good English and is well versed in his field. Places of interest were awesome and the restaurant we had lunch served nice food.
  • dong 22 Jul 2017
    Enjoyed this good experience thoroughly.. thank you klook
  • dong 22 Jun 2017
    Very hassle-free with klook! I highly recommend it to everyone.
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