Mt. Victoria and Chin Discovery trekking trip is combination of cultural sightseeing in old Chin villages and trekking to the Mt. Victoria, which lies in Natmataung national park in Southern Chin State. This tour is designed for all travelers who want to visit Chin villages by trekking or not. If you don’t want to trek, you can skip the trekking to the summit of Mt.Victoria and visit some more authentic Chin villages just by walking. This tour is suitable for a traveler who wants to make walking trip among the forest mountain also. Visit to the Chin villages will send you back one century ago. We do recommend this trip for traveler who wants to make easy trekking adventure tour to hill tribal villages. Trekking and walking among the beautiful forest mount, enjoy the nature of wild life, observe the way of life of mountain people and beautiful of their tattooed faces will be main attraction of this tour.
November to February
- Day Time: 20-25 C
- Night Time: 2-5 C
For trekking package, the less stuff you carry around, the more you will enjoy yourself. It can contain items you might need during the trek:
- 2 pairs of socks. Sandals or flip-flops (for the evening)
- Small towels and personal items
- Sun-cream, hat, sunglasses. Mosquito repellent
- Long sleeves sweater and plants, or jogging suits (for cold season)
- A small flashlight is always useful.
- Wear a good pair of running shoes of lightweight trekking shoes. During the cold season (mostly months of December and January) it is always Better to bring some warm clothes, as temperatures can drop down at night. It can reach at 5 degree Celsius in the morning early hours.
- Road condition from Bagan to Mindat is not smooth & quite bumpy.
- * Meals during trekking will typically picnic lunch box from Hotel.
- Trekking to the villages usually takes about two & half hours from the starting point.
Day-1 : Arrival Yangon(-)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Our experienced guide will meet and welcome you at the Airport. Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit Downtown area; Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Pansodan Street (Colonial building Area), world famous Shwedagon Pagoda (2600 years old). Overnight at hotel.
Day (02) Yangon-Bagan – Mindat By Flight/Car (B)
Morning flight to Bagan, Breakfast on board. Arrive and Road trip over rocky & bumpy ground to Mindat, it's testing your guts & eager. But a smart 4 wheels drive vehicle will bring you safely and let them know you are coming. On the way, you will find out you've just entered the gate of nature and you will see there is no frontier between the artificial & real world. The temperature is getting low and the weather makes you refreshing through the dust as it is going up to 1480 meter above the sea level. However, it takes a long drive to reach there and you may arrive Mindat just before sunset, the whole road trip will not bother you. Because it is full of surprising calls from the nature. You will see numerous gangs of cattle running through the crops plantations & meadows. You may enjoy taking photos with the local villagers. There are newly discovered fossils of turtle, crocodiles, rhinoceros and pigs in Pon Taung & Pon Nyar on the way to Mindat. Overnight at Traditional Style Resort.
Day (03) Mindat-Village visit By Trekking (B,-)
Let's the journey begin to face the thrilling Chin Tribes with their real existence.
Breakfast at Resort. Starting the journey to Chechaung and fabulous trekking to Kyardo village where your Chin local guide will introduce you the local lives up there. They are still living & surviving the ways quite nearly close to the stone ages as they grow their own plantations (maze, beans, tea) and they hunt their own preys. And it would be proudly to show the head skeleton of the animals in front of their houses, they have achieved hunting.
We will have lunch in Kyardo and be trekking up till we reach Lop Pe village. The trekking is not really quite a challenge, but the sceneries are so attractive that you need to see various species of birds hosting in the evergreen forest of large oaks and laurels which later changes into a dry low pine forest with rhododendron. Then you will drive back to Mindat and overnight at the resort.
Day (04) Mindat – Kanletpet (B)
Breakfast at Resort. We will drive to Kanpetlet, arrive and overnight at resort. In the afternoon, will visit chin villages and their plantation such as Tea, coffee etc..
Day (06) Kanpetlet (Mt.Victoria) (B)
After breakfast, excursion to Mt. Victoria (Nat Ma Taung), the third highest Mountain in Myanmarwhich is 10018 feet, and hiking a distance of 15 miles from the old Kan Petlet town, driving 10 miles by car from resort and start hiking to till summit of Mt.Victoria .Where can observe of over 200 species birds, you will see Chin Tribe's villagers along the way . We will enjoy the summit for a few minutes and will back to 10 Miles camp. Then drive back to resort. Overnight at Resort.
Day (07) Kanpetlet-Bagan By car ( B,-)Coming back with full natural package
Breakfast at local tea shop and driving along the mountainous areas through the old quite valleys. Arrive back to Bagan in the evening. Overnight at Hotel in Bagan.
Day (08) Bagan-Yangon By Flight (B,)
Free and leisure at your own before check out time. Transfer to airport for flight back to Yangon.
Day (09) : Bagan-Yangon Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for international departure.