Exploring the Tattooed Tribes of Chin State, takes you through the ethnic villages of the northwestern region of the country to gain a whole new cultural perspective. Chat with local tribes and trek across the lush rolling hills as you enjoy your Myanmar adventure.
Morning flight to Bagan. Upon arrival drive (about 6-7 hours) from Bagan to head south over the Irrawaddy River on safari adventure. This journey will bring you past vast plains and gentle hills, through the isolated villages of Ka Zun Ma and Nga Ga Bwe, and to the foot of Chin Hill, where the landscape becomes less dusty and more lush and green. Your final destination for the evening is the beautiful mountain village of Kanpetlet, overnight at the Resort
After breakfast at your hotel, spend the day exploring the town of Kanpetlet, set on a mountain ridge between two deep valleys. You may visit a local house to learn about the tattoo tradition of the Chin Tribe: meet women with different face tattoos and learn about the history, meaning, and process of this longstanding custom.
After breakfast, you’ll embark on ride and then a trek to the summit of Mount Victoria, the highest peak in the Chin state, where you can take in incredible panoramic views. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a rest house after trekking down three hours to the base of the mountain, and then relax on the short 1-hour drive to Aye village – located 5,800 feet above sea level. Overnight at Mindat.
Today, you’ll visit several local Chin villages to meet local people and learn more about traditional tribal life and custom. Then visit the village sites, including the sacrifice post and the traditional circle stone slab cemetery. Overnight at Mindat.
After breakfast, drive back to Bagan (about 7 hours). You will spend the day exploring the architectural masterpieces of this amazing town by visit to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples. In the late visit view hill for sunset views. Sit back relax and be amazed by the beauty of Bagan as you watch the sun slowly set behind the ancient Pagodas.
Morning flight back to Yangon
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