Journey to the picturesque Chin hills, trek across verdant landscapes and stay as a guests in the villages of friendly Chin Tribes. This is a unique Myanmar trip in the spirit of adventure.

Due to its remoteness and hard accessibility, Chin state has stayed undiscovered by mass tourism and the mountains in Chin state are abundant with hidden natural beauty. During your trekking adventure you will trek over dramatic mountain ranges, through verdant prime forests passing untamed creeks and into deep jungle valleys. You will also have the opportunity to observe and learn about the areas diverse ethnic tribes, including the famed Tattoo faced Chin Ladies, with overnight stays at various villages along the way.

Highlights:

+ Colonial Yangon and Shwedagon Pagoda

+ Temples of Bagan

+ Hikes in the charming Chin hills

+ Off the beaten trails travel

+ Lush tropical forests

GROUP SIZE AND PRICE PER PERSON

Group size
Valid from 1 Nov 2018 – 30 April 2019
Price per person in USD in party of
2
3-5
6-9
10-14
15-19
20+
Sgl-Sup
Superior

$2556

$2052

$1706

$1552

$1517

$1472

$117

 

Group size
Valid from 1 May – 30 Sep 2019
Price per person in USD in party of
2
3-5
6-9
10-14
15-19
20+
Sgl-Sup
Superior

$2536

$2032

$1686

$1534

$1498

$1453

$107

 

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Day 1: Yangon Arrival (D)

Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide. Transfer to hotel for check in. If time permit, the tour visit to the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset. Dinner for Padomar restaurant with set menu and then return to hotel and overnight in Yangon.

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Day 2: Yangon - Bagan - Saw - Laungshe - Maw Chaung (B/L/D)

After breakfast, fly to Bagan. Arrive at Bagan and we travel by 4WD to Maw Chaung, via Saw on the western edge of the Mt. Victoria National Park. Once we passed Masadui village road goes up and we found ourselves on the ridge with 1200m in elevation. (Once we get in to the Chin country weather gradually become cool and pleasant. It’s a great escape of the heat and dust of the plain during summer however it could be rather cold during winter). Dinner and overnight at local home.

Total road distance 169 km, total driving time 7 hour.

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Day 3: Maw Chaung - Khoke (B/L/D)

We drive to the trek head and from where we start trek in the wild part of Chin Hills. First we cross a plain but right after we get in to the buffer zone of the National Park. We walk along the small path under the shade of large trees enjoying pristine forests fill with numerous birds and small mammals. On our left a steady flow on Mone Chaung river with its valley having back drop of Mt. Mahura range. Behind these mountains lies Palawat township of Chin and beyond would be Rakhine highlands. Once we reach a road fork to Khoke village then our trek goes right through the National Park amongst the rich forests fill with wild orchids and birds. Trail goes mostly down and we reach Khoke village in the late afternoon. Khoke village, located slightly outside of the National Park. We have great time interact with the friendly locals, most of them have never seen foreigner. Dinner and overnight at local home.

Total distance cover – 16km. Total trek time – 5 – 6 hour approx.)

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Day 4: Khoke - Salinmintha - Sai Nan (B/L/D)

We set up early for our today destination of Sai Nan. Trek goes along the valley and pass old Sai Nan village where we see many burial stone slabs and sacrificial posts. From here trek goes slightly up all the way to Yet Chaung village (used to call Salinmintha). From here trek goes along beautiful ridge Sai Nan. As soon as we left Yet Chaung we found an old village with ancient burial stone slabs. Sai Nan, beautifully parched at 1399 meter at the shoulder of the range. Dinner and overnight at local home.

Total distance cover – 14 km. Total trek time – 6 – 8 hour approx.)

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Day 5: Sai Nan - Ky Kwin (B/L/D)

We set up for our today destination at Kyi Kwin. At first trail goes down through farmland but once we cross creek from where trail goes straight up through a farm land but once we get on to the ridge trail become gentle till we get to another small creek. After the creek trail goes up all the way till we get to the upper ridge of the mountain fill with healthy forests covers with wild flowers. This is the place one usually spot many wild animals like Civet and many kinds of bird species. This trail was originally built by the British but serving nicely with gentile ups and downs. Today we stay on a short distance on a dirt road but amongst heavy forested land but soon enough we get back to mule trek. Kyi Kwin, located at 1367 meter above sea level on the side of a hill looking wide open view of the mountains. Dinner and overnight at local home.

Total distance cover – 12km. Total trek time – 6 – 8 hour approx.)

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Day 6: Ky Kwin - Makhontui - Aukviton (B/L/D)

We follow along the hunting trail as usual enjoying the view. First trail goes down all the way to a creek and from here trail goes straight up but once we get to the road head we stay on a smaller trek path leads to Makhon Htui. Here we stay on the dirt road for one hour or so but we found the trail goes back on the mule treks which take us to Aukviton. Today is the first day we have a view of Kampalat, calmly parched on the edge of the mountain range. Dinner and overnight at local home.

Total distance cover – 14km. Total trek time – 5 – 6 hour approx.)

7

Day 7: Aukviton - Sor Long (Kampalat) (B/L/D)

We left for our final destination to Kampalat. Most of the day we stay on small dirt road but it left out just enough for good trekking path filling up with vegetation as no vehicle could mobilize on due to land slide and its challenging terrain. Our first leg was up to Saw creek where we enjoy a picnic lunch and had a good rest and swim in the crystal clear and cold water. From here trail goes up all the way with pretty open view mostly cultivation field and some lesser forests however stay green with lots of singing birds. Here we are welcome by and interact with tribal community. Later we enjoy traditional Chin food and Khaung (traditional beer) follow by Chin traditional cultural show. Dinner and overnight at So Long Community Lodge.

Total distance cover – 14km. Total trek time – 4 -5 hour approx.)

8

Day 8: Kampalat - Bagan (B/L/D)

We explore part of Kampalat, observe Chin tribal women wearing different facial tattoo patterns. Each ethnic group has their own pattern which distinguishes them from one another. Later we set off for Saw and then to Bagan, driving down through Chin Hills along winding roads with green vegetation. Once we approach low land we feel the humidity and we are looking forward to the heat and dust through the main land. Upon arrival at Bagan, we check in at our hotel to end this unique experience. Dinner with Daung Lan Gyi Menu and Puppet show at Nanda restaurant and then transfer to hotel overnight in Bagan.

Total road distance 169 km, total driving time 7 hour.

9

Day 9: Bagan Sightseeing (B/L/D)

Optional Tour with Extra cost

Early morning, the tour starts for surprise discover day to see the ancient city of Bagan form above. Client’s enjoy a magnificent bird’s eye view of thousand-year-old pagodas, temples and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River with “BALLOONS” flying over Bagan. It is a very exiting experience and clients will never forget. The Balloon is guided by gentle wind and chance to see slowly the sun rising. And it operates start form 01 Oct till 10 Apr for every year.

Extra cost for USD 285 per pax with Standard Service and USD 335 per pax with Premium Service. Remark – increase USD 10 per pax on Int’l New Year Period start from 20 Dec 18-10 Jan 19.

Breakfast at hotel, the tour visit to the one of Asia’s most popular archeological destination. We will visit colorful Naung U Market and visit some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the most important reliquary shrine and house images of 37 Nats in Bagan.

Then, continue visit to Kyansittha Uhmin (Cave), Gupaukgyi Temple, it is a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of sconces from the Jataka. At afternoon, the tour continue visit to Htilominlo Temple with old murals and friezes and then approach to Tharabar Gate way into Old Bagan. Then, visit to Ananda Temple it is a whitewashed masterpiece and with four standing Buddha Images, Thetbyinnyu Temple, Dhamayangyi Temple which is famous for its interlocking mortar thickest brickwork. Late afternoon, continue to Shwesandaw Pagoda for beautiful sunset and then transfer to hotel and overnight in Bagan.

10

Day 10: Bagan - Yangon Departure ((B)

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bagan aiport for fly to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon and connect to Yangon international airport for departure. ~ End of Service ~

Cities Hotels List Room Type
Category 3 & 4 star hotel

Yangon

Summit Park View Hotel

Superior

Chin Hill

Local Home Stay, Community Home

Bagan

Bawgatheiddhit Bagan Hotel

Superior

INCLUDED

Hotel accommodation with twin/double sharing room base included breakfast. 08 Lunch & 09 Dinner as per mention above program.

Transportation with private air-conditioned car.

Entrance Fee

Domestic Flight with airport tax “Yangon-Bagan-Yangon”

English Speaking Stationed Guide for each place

24/7 hrs support.

02 Drinking Water & 02 Wet Towel on sightseeing

Service charges included

EXCLUDE

Insurance.

Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel

Online Visa Fee for Myanmar : USD 50.00 p/pax

Visa stamp fee at related Myanmar Embassy.

Other services not mentioned in the including

Balloon Over Service Bagan with extra cost.

International flight from/to Myanmar.

Personal expenses such as beverages, telephone calls, and laundarys service, mini bar, etc

EXPERT’s Pick:

In Chin Hills during the winter months, it can be quite cold and warm clothing is required. Hotels do not have heating. The weather during March and April can be hazy. The winter months are sunny, but cold at night, and fresh in the morning.

+ You are advised to carry a small day pack, torch light and sun protection.

+ For Hiking – good solid walking shoes with walking sticks are recommended.

+ Please note that villages change and roads can suffer damage in the rainy season and exact itinerary is subject to change.

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