Hiking to the summit of Mount Popa

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: Morning

5 hours    English    Bagan, Popa

tour highlights

  • Experience the hiking to the top of Mount Popa
  • Enjoy the dramatic landscapes along with the panoramic scenery

tour details

A pleasant hiking trip to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano, which is also a home to Myanmar’s intriguing “nats” (spirits). Take an opportunity to walk along the volcanic rocks and enjoy the beautiful dramatic scenery on the way.

Why choose this tour?

  • Climbing 777 steps to the top of Popa mountain for a moderate hiking trip
  • Get rewarded with impressive panoramic view of surrounding landscape

tour description

Pick up from Popa Garden Resort at 07:30 hours and transfer to starting point where you will start your hiking to Mt. Popa (above sea level: 4981 feet). On the way, you will experience a bit of a rocky trails yet will also see the beautiful landscapes, flowers and you will have an opportunity to observe rare species of plants and butterflies along the way. When you arrive on top of the mountain, you can relax for an hour and also if you wish, you can make another hike to Mhan Pya Taung (approximately 2 miles). After that, return to the trekking starting point and transfer back to Popa Garden Resort.

customise the tour

  • Visit the sacred shrines of 37 nats (spirits) at the foot of Popa mountain
  • Feed the monkeys as you ascend the Popa mountain
  • Enjoy local home-cooked food at Popa family house
  • Unlimited photo opportunity during the tour


  • Transfers by light truck
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • The hiking tour is only suitable for the client staying at Popa Garden Resort.
Tour code: EXBHHSPB

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