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Mount Popa

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Kyauk Padaung Road, Popa, Myanmar
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Private Tour: Full Day Mount Popa and Villages from Old Bagan
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This extinct volcano contains the shrine of the Mahagiri Nat spirits.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average29%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“volcanic plug” (34 reviews)
“taung kalat” (26 reviews)
“palm sugar” (36 reviews)
Kyauk Padaung Road, Popa, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We debated whether to go and see Mount Popa from Bagan, given it was a half day commitment. Glad we decided to go and the pictures tell the story. The view from the mount is fantastic, and looking up at it makes a landscape. Take...More

Thank PatrickAtYork
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So we visited this place from a recommendation from our hotel. On route we visited a viewpoint to see the mountain, which was stunning...but unfortunately, that is where the beauty ended. When we finally arrived at Mount Popa we were greeted by a sea of...More

Thank Hayley W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanting badly to see Mount Popa, we decided to go even though it was raining a lot. The floor is made of ceramic and it is not well cleaned so you have to be careful not to step on monkeys' feces. As a results, I...More

Thank Isabel B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The climb was worth it. The history and stories behind this place is fascinating. Each has a unique story.

Thank AndyMartenstyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there and we ate ,and drinking wine ,the have nice restaurants good food and many selection of wine and you have nice panorama and the staff are very friendly. I will recomendé this place for eat and stay

Thank Marleny B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had seen this temple in pictures however, I was not prepared for the beauty of it in person. This is one sight that will take your breath away when you first see it. We arrived at the bottom and started our trek up the...More

3  Thank RamonaF541
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you have had enough of visiting the amazing pagodas whilst in Bagan then Mount Popa is a change of scenery. The in excess of 700 steps to the top are not the cleanest in the world with the moneys there, but the view from...More

3  Thank Sally L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Guess my age really is showing. No, I'm not ancient, but 800 steps in the heat of Myanmar wasn't all that appealing. Our guide had an alternate suggestion: the Mount Popa Resort. it is near the shrine but you can drive to it, have a...More

3  Thank 63Mark63
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Mt Popa which is about 50 km or 30 miles to the South-East from Bagan.In sanskrit popa means flower.In olden days the people in Mt Popa grow many flowers for the royal family of bagan.The Taung Kalat means Rocky Cliff.The Rocky cliff that the people...More

Thank Kyu Kyu T
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Our waiter said we needed to go to Mount Popa, but warned us that it was so powerful that it would be hard to control ourselves. After he said that ... we booked a car to drive us there! It takes an hour drive from...More

Thank Michelle123452015
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9 December 2016|
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Response from Taosi_Vytas | Reviewed this property |
Dear sir, As my Bagan friend told me -festival December 28..enjoy..
David P
19 June 2016|
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Response from Taco d | Reviewed this property |
My trip was part of a package tour, so the price is not all that clear, however a half day trip is certainly doable.
25 October 2015|
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Response from Leigh-Traveler2015 | Reviewed this property |
What an interesting question. Did you read the reviews? What are you looking for in your travels? If you want to experience Myanmar and the rituals/life of the people, then go. If you are looking for some 5-star... More