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.
Tour Code : MT : 020 Grade : Gentle and ModerateTrekking Trip Duration : 3 days / 2 nights Duration on trek 2 days trekking and hiking if you want to do Max. Altitude : 10200ft, Summit of Mt.Victoria Average trekking hour per day and distance: It will be about 4 to 5 trekking hours and 5 to 6 miles per day. Recommend max group site : 14 Pax Fitness : This trekking trip is recommended for anytraveler who has experiences in trekking or not.Trekking and soft hiking to the summit of Mt. Victoria among the pine forest will make you to be tire if you have no experiences. So you should be fit for 2 days trekking if you prefer to trek to the top of the mountain. Time for the trip: From November to April are recommended, the best time will be on November, December, January and February. Weather Info: November to April will be hot in the day time but it will be cold in the morning and late evening. It will be 20oC- 25oC at day time and 2oC to8oC at night time normally. June to October will be rain.
Day1. Bagan – Kanpalat by a private car
In the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel or Nyaung U airport on our appointed time. A full day tour will start with a private car to Kanpalat. And then, take about one hour drive along Ayeyarwaddy River to Chauk, where have a sightseeing of morning market. The next route is to drive to Seikphyu village which lines on the other site of the mightly Ayeyarwaddy River. After that, proceed to one of the big Burmese villages, named Kazunma Village in Magwe Division. After lunch drive among the forested mountains. It will be a good time to take photos of the nature. Driving in the dry zone takes about 3 hours before we arrive at Saw, a small administrative town, where stop for a tea brake. Then keep up driving for 12 miles to Kanpalat, a small administrative town of Chin People. Chin women with tattooed faces and ways of life of the Chin tribes can be observed in this small town. In the late afternoon, we will arrive at Kanpalat and visit some Chin villages. After Chin villages sightseeing, check in at a hotel which lies among the pine forest about 3000 ft above sea level, for one night stop. The cool climatic condition on the hill will be lovely for you while seizing enjoyable dinner and night stay at a hotel in Kanpalat.
Day 2.Kanpalat-Mt.Victoria- Aye Village - Mindut by a private car and trekking
Under the rising sun, scenic driving to the base camp of Mt. Victoria, 10 miles away from the hotel, will be pleasure of the day. The pine forest and sweet bird calls will fill the beauty of the Mt. Victoria, which is the highest mountain in Chin state and most famous birding area for many endangered species of Myanmar. Following the arrival begin our hiking from the base camp, 6500 ft above sea level, to the top, 10200 ft. At the first 45 minutes of the 3-hour-trek, the quick step becomes difficult. Apply your photography at the top during the period of tea and snacks, and then return to our jeep within 2 hours. The trek down is much easier than the way up. On our arrive back at the base camp, continue to Aye Village, 12 miles far away from the base camp for one and a half hours driving. It is a small Chin village, which means very cold in accord with her name and on the cliff of the forest hill. Once been one of the British hill camps, there are still some colonial’s old and dinky buildings in the icy cold climate. After sightseeing in the village, we will continue to Mindut. On the way, we will visit some more tattooed faced women villages as possible as we can. In the evening, we will arrive at Mindut and stay one night at a small guest house at Mindut.
Day 3.Mindut-PonetaungPonenyar- Bagan by a private car
A morning of different cultures will make you a new taste while sightseeing around Mindut morning market and small town. After we will visit some more villages near Mindut. On the way back to Bagan, we will have excellent stops for photos among the pine forest hills. At a short stop at the top of the Ponetaung Ponenyar mountain range, experiencing observing small stupas and Nat shrines at the summit, taking some photos as well as having tea at a small tea shop there are all included on your way of driving back to Bagan. And then, we will operate undersized visits to some more Burmese villages in the time of our way. On our arrival time at your hotel in Bangan, it will be at the end of your wonderful adventure experiences with us.
Tour package price :
Based on twin share accommodation in united state dollars.
Tour Code Tour cost per pax based on USD 1 2 3 4 5 6 MT : 020 756 470 435 415 380 350
NOTE: Single room supplement is USD 60.
Meals supplement is 50 USD ( 3 Lunch and 2 dinner )
All of the above mention pricing will validity form 1st Oct, 2018 to 31st May, 2019. This pricing is just only for your private tour. If you want to combine with other groups, the price will be much lower than as mention. We offer optional sightseeing in Mindut and Kanpalatjust for our own clients.
Domestic flight fare will be as follow :
Flight Sectors One way ticket pricing Yangon – Bagan or Bagan –Yangon Mandalay – BaganorBagan – Mandalay Heho – Bagan or Bagan - Heho
All of the above mention rate will effective from 1st Oct, 2018 to 31st March, 2019.
- Official licensed English Speaking tour leader from / to Bagan
- A local guide who speaks local language where necessary
- All accommodation ( B & B ) as mention in the detail itinerary
- Free drinking water throughout the trip
- All private vehicles along the tour
What’s not included
- Accommodation at Bagan
- Travel insurance
- Domestic flight
- All meals ( Lunch and dinner )
- Visa fees
- All beverages
- Tips to show your gratitude to your guides and porters if you satisfy with them
Flight exclusive trekking holidays:
We show only flight exclusive package rate on this website based on our experiences. Some of our clients want to buy the air ticket on their own or from their agent. On the other site, they want to take flight from their preferred destinations; Yangon, Mandalay or other. We offer the best airfare rate just for our clients.
Based on twin share room at hotel and guest house in Mindut and Kanpalat
Although hotel accommodation is offered, we do recommend to stay at a local guest house in Mindut to support local people as our mission. All guest houses mention in the web are belong to local community. Staying at one of these two guest house will support local people and promote responsible tourism in Chin state. For luxury tours and travelers, we will offer luxury hotels.
All the prices mention on our website are correct at the time of mention. And also, the prices may be vary without any notice. But we never change any pricing after making the official confirmation of the tour. For our partner and tour operators, we never change the prices of one year in advance contract.
Important notes for the booking procedure of your trekking trip
We would like to request all of our clients to book this tour at least 45 days prior or more to your arrival date to Myanmar. Less than 45 days will be on request and subject to available of our professional tour leader and accommodation.
Increasing tourist arrival in Myanmar, you will need to book your tour and flight tickets in advance as early as you can.
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