4 Days 3 Nights
The tour offers a fascinating and unforgettable experience where you can climb Khaw Nau Sone, stay overnight in a remote Chin village and meet some of the 165 villagers who live there. Visitors can join in with Sor Long’s tradition always of life by sitting down to a local meal with the villagers and enjoying traditional Chin dances and musical performances. The villagers are also very interested to hear about your countries, your lives and your stories. The tour includes a trek through surrounding villages which presents unique Chin cultures, customs and village life.
You will depart from Bagan earily morning, there will be four hour drive among the forested mountain and can take photos of the nature, through beautiful and scapes dotted with traditional bamboo huts, gold stupas and oxcarts on the road. On arrival you will be shown to your comfortable accommodation where you can relax after the drive. Accommodation provide dis simple and clean. Our modesten suite, twin bed rooms come with comfortable mattresses, blankets, mosquito nets and bath room attach. We do not have electricity during night time but solar powered lighting Is available.
After you will join the lunch, for traditional Chin food at the Community Lodge.
The afternoon offers time we will visit one or two Chin ethnic tribes if time permits. Here you will encounter Nga, Muun, Daai, Uppu and Yin Do women with different facial tattoo patterns.Youcanseethetattooedfacewomanwhoplayflutebyhernose.Aftermeetwithyourcarandreturnback
For dinner, you will join the community, for traditional Chin food and Chin Khaung (Traditional Beer) at the community lodge. After dinner the villagers will entertain you with their ••Cultural dancing.
Overnight at Sor Long Community Lodge
MtKhaw-Nau Sone is part of the Chin mountain range with a height of l0500feet above sea level and one of the highest peaks of South east Asia. Mt Khaw Nau Sone (Nat Ma Taung I Mount Victoria ) is a protected area, in Khaw Nau Sone National Park which was established in 1994. It’s are a is 279square miles. The park is an association of ASEAN Heritage Park and includes an important birding area. The park offers virgin forest. Wild or chids and colourful butterflies. We start the day with a traditional Chin style break fast at the community lodge. After breakfast, we drive to base camp about 17kilometres away from the community lodge. At base camp we prepare for a trekking adventure up Khaw Nau Sone. This walk will take approximately four hours. A packed lunch will be taken at the top of the mountain, where you can enjoy the fresh air with a 360degree view of the Chin hills. Return to base camp and continuous proceed to Mindut.
About 2hours driven arrive Shame village, cease the car and start trek to Kyardoe village (45minutes trek) where you can observe the culture and tradition of the Chin hill tribes. Their way of life is very different to the Burmans from the time they are born to their death.
In this village, they sacrifice animals such as bulls, pigs and mitigation for spiritual reasons. Every household in the village is decorated with the skull of bulls, goats and wild animals they got from the forest. To the villages, there is a sense of pride to decorate their houses with these skulls because its hows their power, wealth and prestige. They record how many animals they sacrificed by decorating a large wood spike with different carving for different meanings. On the way visit to Lote-Bell village, Puk wan village and proceed to Mindut. Dinner at local restaurant, Overnight at hotel in Mindat!
Mindat! Township is situated 4860feet above these a level. It is a mountainous region and has a bund ant rainfall sand natural forests. Due to its cold climate ,the view of Mindat can be enjoyed under misty blue sky. Local communities still wear traditional clothing and carry Chin backets and knives. Many women adorn themselves with their beautiful handmade necklaces and large traditional earrings.
A breakfast and start to sightseeing Mindut and environs. Explore the Chin traditional and culture. Visit to the hill tribe’s villages suchas “Nup Htai” village, Pan Au village, Visitor are seen beautiful chin women with their member beads and lilting songs, playing the nose flute and Chin Museum. Observe their traditional and their ways of life. Evening watching sunset@waibutaung monastery (if weather permit).
Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant, Overnight at Hotel in Mindut.
Early morning visit the small market of the town. After breakfast leave from Mindat to Bagan.
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