Celebrating Chin Festival Tour


This colorful tour enables you to immerse in one of the most rewarding festivals in Myanmar. Chin Festival or known as national holiday is celebrated by local hill tribes since 1948 with abundance of unique cultural demonstration.
Beautifully, the tour is perfectly combined with the conquest of Mountain Victoria, the second highest peak in the country which boasts a great diversity of flora and fauna.

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Day 01: Yangon arrival
Welcome by Myanmar Tours Asia staff at Yangon airport for the transfer to your hotel. Begin your first experience in Myanmar with a visit to the golden pagoda of Shwedagon which boasts a giant spires filled with diamond and gold, dominating the skyline of Yangon city. Enjoy the welcome dinner in Karaweik Palace with our cultural dance.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon
Meal: welcome dinner

Day 02 : Yangon – Bagan Temples
This morning, we rise up early for a northward flight to Bagan, the faded Heritage site with some 2500 temples and ruins built from XI century. Your tour and driver will pick you up at the airport then head to Nyang U where you can observe the typical market in Bagan. Spend your day to uncover the must-see temples of Shwezigon, Ananada, Sulamani, Gawdamgyi and Thatbinnyu temples. In the afternoon, we learn how Bagan people produce their famous lacquer ware before exploring the massive temple in Bagan, the Damayangyi. Sunset over Bagan is the highlight of this day.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan
Meal: breakfast

Day 03 : Bagan–Kyuk Htu – Mindat 
After breakfast, we enjoy a scenic drive, passing villages and small towns to reach Mindat. The road is often rocky but the landscape is amazing. En route, we visit Kyauk Htu before ascending the steepy Chin hills to Mindat. The remainder of the day is for your leisure.
Accommodation: best hotel in Mindat
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 04: Chin Festival with Chin people
Celebrating the Chin festival in Hakha or Longyu with many colorful performances. Your day is filled with dancing, eating, drinking and souvenir hunting and cultural demonstration.
Accommodation: best hotel in Mindat
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Note: If your travel are not in the time of festival, we will manage alternative activities.

Day 05 : Mindat Trekking to see Tattoo faced people
The trek in Mindat is often stuffed with small dirt trails where you can enjoy the mountain vistas and encounter the friendly ethnic minorities. You are free to choose your trekking route to Pan O village You will have chances to see tattoo faced women and see their traditional work of weaving hammock, silk.
Accommodation: best hotel in Mindat
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 06 : Mindat  to Kampelet 
Leave Mindat to Kampelet this morning after breakfast. On the way, we will pass through Kangyi and Saw where you can capture the panorama of Chin State. This car journey takes 4 hours with plentiful photographic chances and interesting visits to local life.
Accommodation: best hotel in Kampelet
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 07 : Conquer Mt. Victoria
Standing on the elevation of 3109m, Mt. Victoria is the 3rd highest peak in the country. It is surrounded by the Natmataung National Park covers an area of 722 km² with many rare forms of flora and fauna. The car will transfer you to the 2nd base for your 8km climbing. Take time for your spectacular views from the peak of Mt. Victoria. Return to Kampelet.
Accommodation: best hotel in Kampelet
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 08 : Kampelet – Bagan 
Today, after breakfast we depart from Kampalet to Bagan. We offer a pleasant cruise for sunset on Irrawaddy river this day followed by a colorful puppet show for dinner in Bagan.
Accommodation: best hotel in Bagan
Meal: breakfast, lunch

Day 09 : Bagan – Yangon or travel onward
Breakfast at hotel . Enjoy around Bagan sightseeing as you wish . Free and leisure . Travel back to Yangon or visit other attractions in Myanmar with us.

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