Chin Hills (Mount Victoria)
Chin woman from the area near Mount Victoria
An organized tour to Chin Hills (Mount Victoria) can be arranged
by applying for a special permission from the authority. The application
for the permission will take approximately three to four weeks. If you
are interested in this, we can be contacted for more information.
Minimum time frame of 5 days is needed to conduct an organized tour
of the Chin Hills and their vicinity. The journey will start from Bagan
and will come back after a big journey through the Chin Hills. As all
travel through the Chin Hills is pretty rough mountain roads, it can
only be made by a four-wheel-drive vehicle (or) locally available mountain
Trekking trail on
to Mount Victoria
|On the very first
day, a long drive of 7 to 8 hours will be made to the small
town of Kanpetlet, where we spend the first night. Visitors
will be able to witness the changes of scenery as you gradually
approached to Kanpatlet after passing small town of Chauk, Seik
Phyu and Saw along the way.
Kanpetlet is 5-hour-walk to away from the peak of Mount Victoria.
One can enjoy trekking and bird watching. However, an alternative
to the long trek is to visit some Chin Villages in the vicinity
On day three, a drive of 4 to 5 hours will be made from Kanpetlet
to another small town called Mindat, where you overnight.
On day four, you will be guided in the vicinity of Mindat
to the tribal villages around by light trekking. Overnight in
On day five, a long drive of 7 to 8 hours will be made from
Mindat to Bagan.