Upper Chit Kyaung Valley Trek incl. Hunters falls – 4 days

A beautiful Trek in the Upper Chit Kyaung Valley, to the west of Mindat town, at altitudes between 2400 and 1300 meters. The trek is mostly downhill or flat on good trails. A few uphill parts are included, but neither steep nor too long or challenging. At some parts, where the trail becomes narrow, the guide and his team will take special care of you!


Highlights

  • Pine forests and mountain jungle
  • Fantastic views over the valley and surrounding mountains
  • Authentic villages with friendly villagers and old traditions still alive
    (ladies with facial tattoos, traditional Y-shaped sacrificing poles and stone tomb tables, houses decorated with animal skulls)
  •  Absolutely non-touristy
  • Village house home stays (basic but clean – “bathroom facilities” outside, clean squat toilets)
  • Delicious food prepared by our guide team on wood fire
  • The impressive “Hunters falls” (beautiful but challenging climb, you will get wet) hidden deep in the jungle – a local hunter will guide us on the way
  • Another waterfall for swimming near Am Laung village

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Trip type: Trekking, ethnic encounters, cultural tour
Destinations: Bagan, Pakokku, Mindat, Hi Laung, Hpwi, Hte Pan, Ah Laung, Pan Out, Pye
Grading: Moderate
Tour price: On request
Departures: Private tours
Starts: Bagan
Ends: Bagan

The Temples of Bagan(Pagan), Mandalay, MyanmarDAY 1 > Bagan/Pakokku – Mindat – 14 mile point – Hi Laung [-/-/D]

Private car pick up from Hotel in Bagan -> Pakokku -> Pauk -> Kyauk Htu (lunch) -> Mindat (meet the guide and team) -> drop off at “ 14 mile Point” (2400 meter altitude) -> 2 hours downhill hike through beautiful pine forest to the village of Hi Laung, enjoy home-cooked Dinner prepared by our guide.

Meals included: — Dinner
Overnight stay: Village House


Last village trekDAY 2 > Hi Laung – Hpwi – waterfall – Hte Pan [B/L/D]

Early Breakfast in Hi Laung, then trek via the traditional villages of Kyout and Koun Eim to Hpwi where we will have lunch. In the afternoon, a highlight of the trek is waiting for us, climbing up the Hunters falls, you’ll become very wet, also swimming possible. After that, a short Trek to Hte Pan village, where we will stay for the night in a village house. Dinner again prepared by your guide.

 

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


Chin State WaterfallDAY 3 > Hte Pan – An Laung – Pan Out – Pye – Mindat[B/L/-]

After local breakfast in Hte Pan, we continue the trek to the villages of Am Laung (waterfall for swimming) and Pan Owt (lunch), where many traditional “tomb tables can be seen. We take a shortcut to Pye village and from there back to Mindat (1 hour on a small road through villages), where you will check in at a basic, but very nice guesthouse with fantastic views. You can have dinner at one of the local restaurants, a few minutes walk from the guesthouse (not incl.)

Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight stay: in Mindat


Chin weavingsDAY 4 > Mindat – Bagan/Pakokku [B/-/-]

After breakfast at your guesthouse, you can visit the local market to grab some souvenirs (Chin weavings, knives), before the car takes you back to Bagan (bus departure 8:30am to Pakokku), where you will arrive in the early afternoon, you’ll be dropped at your accommodation or the airport/ bus station.

Meals included: Breakfast


END OF SERVICES 


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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 on the Trek
• Private transportation from/to Bagan and the starting point of the Trek – or bus from/to Pakokku
• Guesthouse during your stay in Mindat (double/twin share room)
• Village stay on the trek (family house, monastery, school), blankets provided by  us
• Entrance/conservation fee for Nat Ma Taung National park


Not included:

• Food during the car/bus ride and when in Mindat before/after the trek (plenty of restaurants)
• Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks (available in some villages for sale)
• Tip money
• personal expenses (souvenirs …)
• 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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