The Spirit of Myanmar – Mount Popa

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Drive to Mount Popa known as Home of Myanmar's Spirits
  • Learn about Myanmar nats and related history of Mount Popa and the spirits

tour details

Take a break from temple touring in Bagan to visit Mount Popa, home of Myanmar’s unique Nat spirits. The overland drive will take around one hour and on the way you can stop to see how the toddy plucking master climbs up the high palm trees to bring down juice which eventually will be cooked into palm sugar (jaggery).

tour description

Drive to Mount Popa (46km, about one hour), home to Myanmar's intriguing 'nats' (spirits). The 777 steps to the top of Mount Popa provide an energetic climb rewarded by fabulous views from the top. On the way back to Bagan, stop to see local people gathering the sap from toddy palm trees to make raw sugar or toddy palm wine. Arrive in Bagan and transfer back to hotel.


  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Meals


Please note there will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-17 April. Price to be advised on request.
    Tour code: NYUDBMPT

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