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Featured Itinerary

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Trip begins and ends in Bagan

Day Description
1 Bagan - Kanpetlet (By Car)
Leave Bagan in the morning and drive south to Chauk along the river side for one hour, before crossing the Ayeyarwady River by bridge and continue drive to Kanpalat while enjoying incredible scenic views and travel through different farms and authentic villages, and dense forests of Himalayan Arch with typical switchback roads as you drive through the Chin Hills for around 8 hours by jeep. In the evening, arrive at Kanpalat, one of the very beautiful and peaceful hill stations and stay at unique forest guesthouses. If times permissible, you may have chance to visit one of Chin villages nearby your forest lodge, to stretch your legs and study the lifestyle of Chin people wearing various pattern of tattoo on their face and attractive amber necklaces.
2 Kanpetlet - Mt. Victoria National Park Visits
After breakfast, drive to 10 miles forest camp by jeep along the pristine forest trails through evergreen forest with large oaks and laurels that later change into a dry low pine forest with rhododendrons. Enjoy attractive sceneries with numerous kinds of native birds as you begin to trek to summit of the Mt. Victoria < 10200' > for 2 hours. Mt. Victoria, the highest peak in Chin-Hills, and has a outstanding views from the top. Return to your jeep and drive back to your lodge near Kanpetlet. Later in the afternoon, visit to a couple of Chin villages including - Oak Hpo & Makyaukshar, which are nearby. Stay overnight at forest guesthouse.
3 Kanpetlet- Kyardo Village- Mindat
Leave Kanpetlet for Mindat by jeep after having your breakfast. On the way, visit a unique Chin village of Kyardo. It is one of the amazing villages and there are many tattooed faced women and men. Here, people plant maze, beans and tea, beside most of the men in the villages are also skilled hunters. They have different custom and believe system and there are a lot of awe-inspiring sights and things to learn. In the evening, arrive at Mindat. Stay overnight at a guesthouse in Mindat.
4 Mindat & environ treks
Today is for leisurely visiting around this outback town and trekking around unique Chin settlements. Mindat is a place to observe various Chin traditional dances: - frighten away the monkey to protect their crops, the funeral dance, ritual offering dance, frightening evils dance etc. You can also observe Chin musician who blow the bamboo flute with his nose. Stay overnight at a guesthouse in Mindat.
5 Mindut – Pauk – Pakoku - Bagan
After breakfast, leave Mindat for Bagan – around 10-hours drive passes beautiful countryside and villages, including a drive through rugged Paungdaung and Pungnyar mountain range, a famous region for archaeologist upon findings of 45 million-years-old primates. In the evening, arrive at Bagan.

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