A side trip from Bagan set in the middle of lovely hill, 1500 meters and forest landscape, Mt.Popa is a steep-sided, extinct volcanic peak devoted to the famous “Nat” sprits of Myanmar. A shrine to these fear and appreciated conventional character lies at the foot of “Taungkalat” , a volcanic plug. The nearby and the Mount Popa itself are enclosed with leafy and lush forest which is in abundance filled with various species of flora and fauna. It can be called an oasis in the central dry zone of Myanmar. Due to its unusual existance of a mountain in the plain region, Mt Popa can be appreciated from miles away.