Mount Popa

Mount Popa is an extinct volcano and with 1500 meters the highest point within the Bago Yoma Range. The main attraction of this region is the smaller, 730 meter high conic rock called Popa Taungkalat, also know as the “Olympus of the Nats” because it is the home of Myanmar’s Legendary 37 “Nats” ( or spirits). The Nats still play an important part in many Myanmar people’s lives in spite of the dominance of Buddhism. Around the area, a visit can also made to the Popa National Park with dense sandalwood forests and the rare species of birds and butterflies worth a walk or a track. Clients wishing to include a trip to Mount Popa should plan on 2 nights in Bagan, a third night would allow time to go across the river or to visit Salay

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