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Extention trip to CHIN HILL (recommended to extend from Bagan)

Mt Victoria( 3400 meters high) is the perfect place for nature lovers, it is a good place for soft trekking, butterflies and birds watching. The old tradition of tattooing face is fading fast but still can be seen in some villages. Roads are not so good so this excursion is not recommended for rainy season ( May to Oct ). As for accommodations, only simple guest houses and two and three stars hotels are available so this excursion is suitable only for the adventurous clients.

 
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Overview

Day 01: Bagan - Kanpetlet
Day 02: Kanpetlet-Mt, Victoria-Aye Camp - Kanpetlet
Day 03: Kanpetlet - Mindat
Day 04: Mindat - Pakhokeku - Bagan

Detail Itinerary

4 Days/ 3 Nights

Bagan - Kanpetlet - Mindat - Pakhokeku - Bagan

Day 01 - Bagan - Kanpetlet Meals (None)

kanpalet-03 In the morning, our guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Chauk ( 43 km from Bagan )by an off-road vihecal, on the way visiting colourful Chauk market, then proceed to Saw via Seik Phyu. Along the way, you can feel the temperature is gradually changing by altitude for being Chin State locates on the hill. It is also the only state in Myanmar without a train station, locals rely only on road for travel. It has many plantations of tea, coffee, apple etc… Chin is one of the major ethnic groups of Myanmar and it has 53 sub-groups with different belief and custom which makes it very interesting. Two villages which are about 100 miles away do not understand each others’ language.
Continue driving to Kampetlet (131 km from Chauk) through the beautiful and exciting road ( approximately 6 hours from Bagan) and check in your hotel. After refreshment, explore around Kanpetlet, like Oke Pho village where you can find the traditional houses Chin people, tattoo faces women and lifestyle of locals. Back to the hotel and overnight at your hotel.
 
Day 02 - Kanpetlet-Mt, Victoria-Aye Camp - Kanpetlet Meals (B,L)

kanpalet-01 After early breakfast in the morning, start your trip to Mt, Victoria. Today, you will have a chance to enjoy a good trekking. At first, visiting Kanpetlet market and then drive to 10 Miles Camp(over 8000ft elevation). We park the car here and start trekking to Summit (10200 ft elevation). ( it is 3.5 miles to the peak and approximately one and half hours as soft hiking). On the way pass the Natma Taung National Park.Once you leave the sombre forest behind you will be greeted by the scenery of slopes dotted with tall pines, colourful butterflies, beautiful wild orchids and beautiful Taungzalet (Rhododendron) trees. After enjoying a picnic lunch as well as the panoramic view of the mountain ranges of India in the distance, descent back to 10th miles Camp. And then, drive back to Kanpatlet and overnight at your hotel.
 
Day 03 - Kanpetlet - Mindat Meals (B,L)

chin-03After breakfast, drive to Mindat; the beautiful town of Chin State which is located 4860 feet above sea level, on the way photo stop at Aye Village which is located around 7000 feet above sea level. The road to Mindat is through the steep hills and it takes much time to drive, and arrive at Mindat in the late afternoon. Start soft trekking in the vicinity of Mindat to the tribal villages, Kyar Do and Pann Wa, where you have a chance to see famously tattooed faced Chin Women wearing big earrings; a fading tradition, and listen to the music of flutes played by the nose. You can visit some antique shop which is selling typical antique and famous fabric from hand weaving of Chin as a souvenir. The local tribes earn their living by hunting and farming on the mountain. After exploring around these villages, back to the hotel and overnight at Mindat.
 
Day 04 - Mindat - Pakhokeku - Bagan Meals (B)

mindat-01After breakfast, today’s excursion includes a short visit to downtown Mindat to see the way of making local wine. We will also visit some Chin Villages near Mindat to observe the local lifestyle. Then, proceed by car to Bagan via Pakhokeku.
 
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