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At 8:00 A.M, you will be picked up at your Hotel (Bagan or Nyaung U) and drive to Salay, 36 km south of Bagan and it developed in late 12th & 13th century. On the way, after 45 minute drive from Bagan, you will reach “Chauk” town and petroleum port at the north-central Myanmar. In 1902 the British discovered the Chauk-Lonywa oil field where is presently a major source of income for the town. You will see old Burma Oil installations ('nodding donkeys') along the banks of the Ayeyarwady River.

Then you will visit Chauk Local Market, a wonderful place to explore for the essence of Myanmar culture and local souvenirs.

After 30 minute drive, you will reach to Salay. Visit Yokesone Monastery, which is the finest surviving wooden monastery hall with beautiful wood carvings decorating the outer walls, built in 1882-92. Then continue to Man Paya, a large antique lacquer Buddha image, dating back to the 13th century.

Depending on time, we will stop for lunch at Sa Lay House (Meal cost is not included).

  • Private Air Con Car
  • Entrance Fee
  • Two bottles of water per pax per day
  • Two snow towels per pax per day

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