In the morning you get picked up at your hotel to drive to Salay
, known for its cultural heritage. See the exceptional woodcarvings at Yoke Sone Monastery first, which was built in 1882 by King Thipaw. Afterwards, visit the 150-year old teak monastery Sarsana Yaungchi, built by King Mindon. Admire the ancient Buddha images and antique cabinets decorated with floral ornaments as well as Myanmar paintings in gold and silver colours. At noontime, transfer to Mt. Popa
, an extinct volcano. Climbing the 777 stairs up to the monastery, you will be rewarded with amazing views over the natural beauty surrounding the mountain. Mt. Popa has been dedicated to animist spirits known as Nats
. In the afternoon, you get dropped off back at your hotel.