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Private Day Tour to Popa and Salay from Bagan provided by Good Life Myanmar

Private Day Tour to Popa and Salay from Bagan

Private Day Tour to Popa and Salay from Bagan
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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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Your tour starts with pickup in Bagan or Nyaung U in the morning for the drive along the Ayeyarwaddy River to Salay, stopping by the Chauk provincial markets on the way to browse souvenirs and see a piece of local culture. Arrive at Yokesone Monastery in Salay, located on the banks of the river. Known for its wood carvings that date back to 1882, the monastery is in the hometown of writer U Pone Nya, who lived in the 1800s during the time of Burmese kings. You'll visit his heritage museum to learn about his works. Next, head to a resort at Mount Popa for panoramic views of the volcano. Enjoy some refreshments, and then visit the Popa Taungkalat Shrine, believed to be home to 37 spirit entities, statues of which can be found at the base. To reach the top, take off your shoes and socks and head up the 777 steps, perhaps passing by monkeys on the way. Your tour ends with return transport to your hotel in the evening.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Your tour starts with pickup in Bagan or Nyaung U in the morning for the drive along the Ayeyarwaddy River to Salay, stopping by the Chauk provincial markets on the way to browse souvenirs and see a piece of local culture. Arrive at Yokesone Monastery in Salay, located on the banks of the river. Known for its wood carvings that date back to 1882, the monastery is in the hometown of writer U Pone Nya, who lived in the 1800s during the time of Burmese kings. You'll visit his heritage museum to learn about his works. Next, head to a resort at Mount Popa for panoramic views of the volcano. Enjoy some refreshments, and then visit the Popa Taungkalat Shrine, believed to be home to 37 spirit entities, statues of which can be found at the base. To reach the top, take off your shoes and socks and head up the 777 steps, perhaps passing by monkeys on the way. Your tour ends with return transport to your hotel in the evening.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 19985P2
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
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 - Yokesone Monastery
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
Duration
7h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up Nyaung U airport and all hotels from Nyaung U, Old Bagan and New Bagan areas.
  • Airports:
  • Nyaung-u Airport, Nyaung U, Bagan Myanmar
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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 - Yokesone Monastery
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up Nyaung U airport and all hotels from Nyaung U, Old Bagan and New Bagan areas.
  • Airports:
  • Nyaung-u Airport, Nyaung U, Bagan Myanmar
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
7h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Mount Popa
    Stop: 60 minutes
    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.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Amazing tour. Everything was well organized. I didn’t have to worry about a single thing! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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Used this company everywhere
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Highly recommend
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Izabel O
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Not worth it
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