Special Interest 05 - Mt. Victoria

TM - SI 05 (07 Days/ 06 Nights)
Yangon - Bagan - Mindat - Kanpelet - Mt. Victoria - Bagan - Yangon

The most impressive way to enjoy Myanmar in the raw is on foot through some chin village where we can be in close contact with the minorities. Only available with 4x4 to Mt. Victoria & its environ. The trekking is a little bit hard. We have to sleep in the villages with simple accommodation. Traditional village cooked foods will provided during the trekking. (Trekking booth is highly recommended).

Recommended from October to May.

Day 01 Yangon - Bagan by flight ( B, L, D)

Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, visit colorful morning market, Shwezigon Pagoda – the golden stupa is the glory of Bagan, Gubyaukgyi Temple - the best mural paintings of 11th century, Htilominlo Temple – noted for its pilaster carving, Nathtaukkyaung Monastery – ancient wooden monastery, Ananda Temple - an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek Cross, lacquer ware workshop - the unique of Bagan. After morning visit in Bagan, refreshment at the hotel. Late afternoon, visit Manuha Temple with gigantic Buddha images, Dhamayangyi Temple - the biggest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple - the 12th century temple, etc. Evening, you may enjoy the sunset from the top of the temple. Overnight in Bagan..

Day 02 Bagan - Kyuk Htu - Mindat (B, L, D)

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Cruise to Kyun Chaung by local boat. Drive to bumpy roads to Kyauk Htu (160 Km, 6-7 hours) by & Mindat by 4 x 4 jeep. On the way, you may enjoy the rural atmosphere & landscape. Visit Kyauk Htu and the road goes steep up the Chin Hills to Mindat, a base for Mount Victoria, it is a small town inhabited by Chin people. Proceed to Mindat Town. Upon arrival, visit around the village. Dinner and Overnight at Mindat Guest house.


Day 03 Mindat – Trek to Chin Villages – Mindat (B , L, D)

Morning breakfast and visit market. Trek to Chin Villages around Mindat ,where you can observe Chin Hill Tribes and the traditional way of living. You may have the chance to see the famous Chin-women with tattooed faces, a fading tradition. In the afternoon return to Mindat. Dinner and overnight at Guest house in Mindat.


Day 04 Mindat – Kanpelet (B , L, D)

Morning Breakfast at guest house . Drive to Kanpelet by passing through Kangyi & Saw . You can see panoramic view of Chin state . This journey will take about 4 hours for about 65 km. On the way stop for photo .Arrive Kanpelet and transfer to the guest house .Overnight at guest house .

Day 05 Kanpelet – Mt.Victoria - Kanpelet ( B, L, D)

After Breakfast , Start hiking to Mt. Victoria From Kanpetlet (1400 m) it is 24 km to the peak of Mount Victoria (3109 m), the third highest mountain of Myanmar. You can visit , the Natmataung National Park covers an area of 722 km˛ with many rare forms of flora and fauna. For road condition, the car can go quite near to the 2nd base near to the peak, so that you have to climb only about 8 km by feet it will take about 2 ˝ hours. Enjoy the spectacular views over the jungle and mountain area. Return to the second base-camp on Mount Victoria. Drive back to Kanpetlet. Overnight at Guesthouse in Kanpetlet.

Day 06 Kanpelet – Bagan ( B, L, D)

After Breakfast , drive back to Bagan ( Approx 7 hrs ) and on the way to Bagan , you can see and enjoy some village to observe the people ways of life .Will arrive to Bagan before sunset . Transfer to the hotel and leisure .Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 07 Bagan- Yangon ( B)

Morning Breakfast at hotel . Enjoy around Bagan sightseeing as you wish . Free and leisure . Transfer to the Nyaung Oo Airport depart for Yangon OR Mandalay OR Heho by flight .