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10 Days Myanmar Trekking Tour in Chin Hills

INT-M-MTC10 10 Days Myanmar Trekking Tour in Chin Hills

The 10 days Myanmar trekking tour in Chin State allows you to trek through the beautiful mountainous landscapes from Mindat to Kanpetlet, as well as conquer the 3180 meters high Mount Victoria.

Except for extraordinary nature, the trek offers several Chin hill tribes for your exploration. Spend your days in the hills and villages talking to the locals to learn their culture and ways of life.

Before trekking, you tour around Mandalay and Bagan for the marvelous temples and pagodas, like Shwenandaw Monastery, Shwezigon Pagoda, Shwesandaw Pagoda, etc. After the trek, you head to Yangon for the circular train ride from the “old world” and the gorgeous sunset over Shwedagon Pagoda.


PLACES VISITEDMandalay - Bagan - Mindat - Kyardo - Aye - Do Nu - Mt. Victoria - Kanpetlet - Bagan - Yangon

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.


Trip Highlights

  • Tour Mandalay Palace and Shwenandaw Monastery in the cultural heartland of Myanmar.
  • Explore the ancient city of "Bagan", home to thousands of temples dating back to 1,500 years.
  • Trek through the hill tribes and stunning mountainous landscapes of Chin State from Mindat to Kanpetlet.
  • Climb over Mt. Victoria that is at an altitude of 3180 meters.
  • Visit Yangon downtown area to see Shwedagon Pagoda, Bogyoke Market, etc.

At a Glance

Mandalay(1 night)

Bagan(1 night)

Mindat(1 night)

Kyardo(1 night)

Aye(1 night)

Do Nu(1 night)

Kanpetlet(1 night)

Yangon(2 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

10 Days Myanmar Trekking Tour in Chin Hills

Day 1 Mandalay Arrival

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or on requests

Welcome to Mandalay! Upon arrival, your guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel for check-in. Then enjoy your free time.

You can stroll around the Mandalay Palace, the last royal palace of the last Burma king. Visit the Shwenandaw Monastery, built in the 19th century, which is well known for its teak carving of Buddhist myths.

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 2 Mandalay to Bagan

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B

Transfer to airport for flight to Bagan in the early morning. Upon arrival in Bagan, you will be welcomed by your local guide at the airport.

In Bagan, you will be amazed by the thousands of Buddhist pagodas spread on the plain. These pagodas used to own by individual families during its prosperous time.

You will visit the Nyaung Oo Market where local people buying and selling food for daily life. Then head for the Shwezigon Pagoda which is the largest pagoda in Bagan painted with real gold.

Have a rest at the hotel during the hottest time in the afternoon. Then it's time to enjoy a Horse Cart Ride for the sunset! You can climb up to the top of the Shwesandaw Pagoda for sunset and then take the horse cart back to the hotel. It will be an unforgettable memory of taking the horse cart ride to travel through the pagodas when it is quiet in the dusk.

Overnight in Bagan.

Day 3 Bagan to Mindat

Meals: B

Today, rise up early and drive to Mindat. As the dawn smashes, cross the Ayeyarwaddy River. Trek through the villages of Paik and Kyatko, then climb up to Chin Mountains and finally reach Mindat town that locates on a mountain ridge at an altitude of 1600 meters.

Overnight in Mindat.

Day 4 Mindat to Kyardo - Trekking Start

Meals: B

In the morning, explore Mindat market where villagers from surrounding areas come to trade their farm produce. Then drive down to a suspension bridge built by the British, from which you start your trekking tour.

Cross the quiet valley, then pass by Loat Pe village and eventually you arrive at Kyardo village. Stroll around the small village to mingle with the rustic villagers and learn about local culture and lifestyle.

Overnight in Kyardo village.

Day 5 Kyardo to Aye

Meals: B

After breakfast, set on the dirt trails through several chin villages and plantations of corn, avocado, bean and tea. Followed by an uphill trek to the mountain road that connects Mindat and Kanpetlet snaking through the jungles of Mount Victoria National Park.

In Aye village, end today’s trek and enjoy your free time to walk around the village.

Overnight in Aye Village.

Day 6 Aye to Do Nu

Meals: B

Today, trek through the rhododendron and pine forests in Mount Victoria National Park. You can also spot Mithun, the semi-wild mountain cattle. Stop at Htan Om village for lunch.

In the afternoon, continue walking up along a steep trail to reach Do Nu village located on a mountain ridge above a beautiful valley.

Overnight in Do Nu village.

Day 7 Do Nu - Mt. Victoria - Kanpetlet - Trekking End

Meals: B

Today, you will challenge the uphill trek to Mt. Victoria with an elevation of 3180 meters.

Your trek gains altitude slowly, offering amazing overlooking views of the lower-lying fields of Chin villages, and then enter the rhododendron forest, with moss and lichen covered the ground. You can see rare plant species, orchids and bird species thrive.

Over Mt. Christian, you conquer the over 3000m high Mt. Victoria. Then drive to Kanpetlet.

Overnight in Kanpetlet.

Day 8 Kanpetlet - Bagan - Yangon

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B

Before driving down from the mountain to Saw town, walk around Kanpetlet to enjoy the stunning mountainous scenery.

The drive to Bagan takes 4 to 5 hours. Upon arrival in the late afternoon, transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon, where you will be picked up by your local guide.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 9 Yangon Full Day City Tour

Meals: B

Start the day with a circular train ride in Yangon. On the train, you can enjoy a variety of insights into the local life and interact with some locals to make the most of the journey. After that, visit the famous Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple, home to a 66-meter long reclining Buddha, and shoot photos at the picturesque Karaweik Hall royal floating barge.

Have some rest after lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy your free time to wander the Bogyoke Market. Then stroll around the busy streets of Yangon’s famous China Town and Yangon Jetty. Finally, end today’s tour with an amazing sunset view at Shwedagon Pagoda, the largest pagoda painted with real gold in Yangon.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 10 Yangon Departure

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement

Meals: B

Today transfer to the airport for your flight home.

End of service.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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