South of Mount Victoria – 6 Days

Embark on a exciting pioneer trek to the summit of Mt Victoria (3180m), the “Roof of Chin State”. The journey takes in the beautiful scenery and fascinating people of Chin State, culminating with a trek through Nat Ma Taung National Park where Mt Victoria stands. This challenging trek is recommended for any intrepid adventurer seeking a completely unique and awe inspiring trekking experience.


Highlights

  • Visit areas far off the radar of any other Tour company, be one of the first visitors ever to the beautiful valleys and mountains south of mighty Mt. Victoria!
  • Great views, untouched nature and challenging trails
  • authentic villages with friendly villagers and old traditions still alive
  • village house home stays (basic but clean), excellent food prepared by our guide team on wood fire
  • Trek is challenging, lot’s of “up and down” every day, but entirely worth it if you’re a keen Trekker,
    looking for a new Adventure!
  • No other Tour operator – in Myanmar or anywhere else – is offering this Trek!

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Trip type: Trekking, ethnic encounters, cultural tour
Destinations: Bagan, Saw, Kyin Dway, Aut Yin, Yan Se, Loun Ein Nu, Ka Yain, Ma Kyar, Kin, Mt.Victoria, Kanpetlet
Grading: Moderate
Tour price: On request
Group departures: 2Oct, 23Oct, 13Nov, 27Nov, 11Dec, 25Dec, 8Jan, 22Jan
Private trips are available on request. 
5Feb, 19FEB
Starts: Bagan
Ends: Bagan

The temple of BaganDAY 1 > Bagan – Saw – Kyin Dway [-/-/D]

Early pickup from your hotel in bagan (6.30am), transport to Saw/Laung She Ywa village at the foothills of the Chin mountains (lunch) – from there transportation over the mountains to Kyin Dway village (overnight).

Meals included: — Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


chin village DAY 2 > Kyin Dway – Aut yin [B/L/D]

We’re going remote! Beautiful, challenging trek from Kyin Dway via the village of Pan Taun to Aut Yin, where we will stay overnight.

Distance/Duration: around 20 kilometer / 7-8 hours

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House

Overnight stay: Village House


chin sate people

DAY 3 > Aut Yin – Yan Se [B/L/D]

After breakfast, we follow the beautiful valleys and hills further north, passing some very remote villages, where all attention of the villagers will be on you (almost everywhere, though). Passing Shin Aung and Hmu Kyein Dein (one will be our lunch stop) we reach the village of Yan Se in the afternoon, our overnight stop for tonight!
Distance/Duration: around 18 kilometer / 6-7 hours

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


Mount VictoriaDAY 4 > Yan Se – Loun Ein Nu – Ka Yain [B/L/D]

Today a slight change in direction, we’ll be walking towards the North-East now, straight towards Mt. Victoria, the “roof of Chin state. It’s still out of view, though. Lunch at Loun Ein Nu village, before we reach the big village of Ka Yain for the night!
Distance/Duration: around 20 kilometer / 6-7 hours

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


ching village DAY 5 > Ka Yain – Ma Kyar – Kin [B/L/D]

Today starts easy and relaxed with a long downhill trek (stunning views included) to Hee Phoun Village at the banks of the Moon river, from the after lunch a long uphill trek all the way to Ma Kyar village on more than 2000m altitude, already on the southern slopes of Mt. Victoria – and Further to the small hamlet of Kin, where we’ll spend our last night in beautiful Chin state!
Distance/Duration: around 22 kilometer / 8-9 hours

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


Chin State Jungle WalkDAY 6 > Kin – Mt. Victoria – Kanpetlet – Bagan [B/L/-]

The last day, with some special highlights! After early breakfast, it will take us around 3 hours to conquer Mount Victoria, at 3070 meters the highest point of Chin state! Enjoying our lunch packs there, we hike down for the last 3 miles through beautiful mountain forest to “Victoria basecamp” on the Mindat-Kanpetlet road, where our driver and car will be waiting for us. Via Kanpetlet (short stop if time allows) and Saw we drive towards Chauk on the Ayeyarwaddy river, from where it’s only 30 minutes until we reach Bagan, where you will be delivered at your hotel – and a hot shower will be waiting for you 😉 (est. arrival time Bagan around 8-10pm)
Distance/Duration: around 15 kilometer / 6-7 hours

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch


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Included:

• licensed local (Chin) tour guide, English speaking
• porters, helpers and motorbikes for food/luggage transportation
• Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and drinking water during the Trek
• Private transportation from/to Bagan to the starting point of the Trek
• Village stay on the trek (family house, monastery, school), blankets provided by us
• Zone entrance fee for Natmataung National park
• Memories that will last for a lifetime


Not included:

• food during the car ride from/to Bagan
• alcoholic beverages, soft drinks (available for sale in some villages)
• tip money
• personal expenses (souvenirs …)
• Travel Insurance
• Hotel in Bagan, transportation (flight, bus) to Bagan
• Any other services not clearly mentioned in the itinerary and in the inclusive portion

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