We will spend this morning exploring the highlights of Bagan by car. After breakfast at hotel, the trip around the extraordinary archaeological site of 3000 temples begins.
Nyaung Oo colorful market is our first stop where offers a wide variety of local produces. Then, we pay a visit to some of the most important pagodas and temples in Bagan such as Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century, Wetkyi Inn Gubyaukgyi with its fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes, Htilominlo Pagoda noted for its plaster curving, Ananda Temple - the best preserved masterpieces of Mon architecture and the Tharaba gate.
Afterwards, we proceed to visit a lacquer ware workshop and then have lunch at a good local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will take an exhilarating bike ride to Mt. Popa which is a stunning extinct volcano standing out as a green - clad landmark in the Dry Zone. Enjoy the scenic view of the surroundings from Popa Mountain Resort during sunset. Overnight stay at hotel in Popa.