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This short trip explores beautiful villages and river towns.
Destinations > Burma (Myanmar) > Mandalay to Bagan with a View
Two nights hotel accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, private car transfers and local English-speaking guides.
Travel from Mandaly to Bagan via Mount Popa and Salay, learning about local customs and traditions on the way.
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See the Burmese Star Tortoise
Magnificent Mount Popa
Wooden monasteries in Salay
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Our first stop is the Burmese Star Tortoise Conservation Centre. This endangered and charismatic species, decimated by the illegal pet trade, has enjoyed great breeding success here. Continue to Mount Popa arriving for sunset views of both Mount Popa and Taung Kalat from your hotel. (L)
After breakfast visit Taung Kalat, the volcanic home of the ‘nats’ or guardian spirits. Get a glimpse into this unique aspect of Burmese traditions. Climb to the shrine, enjoying great views and joining local pilgrims. Drive to Magyeekan village, for a delicious lunch and to learn about local customs. Visit Salay, a river port with colonial architecture and wooden monasteries, before before checking in to a delightful guest house. (B)(L)
Travel by road to Bagan. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel, where your journey ends. (B)
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10 Days / 9 Nights
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