Adventure to Mount Victoria
BAGAN - KANPETLET - NAT MA
TAUNG NATIONAL PARK - MOUNT VICTORIA - BAGAN (3 Days/ 2 Nights)
Day 01 Bagan – Kanpetlet
Chin State, a spectacular mountainous area of western Myanmar, has only
recently opened up to foreign visitors. Begin the adventure by local boat
from Bagan and continue by open top jeep to Kanpetlet via Pauk, Kyauktu and
Saw. Make stops for lunch and a visitof village life. The scenery en route
changes from dry, arid plains to dense jungle and then mountains with rice
fields and traditional villages. Arrive at Kanpetlet in the late afternoon
and explore this Chin village where many of the women still tattoo their
faces. Continue another 8km to the forest guesthouse for dinner prepared by
the forest rangers. Overnight at the forest guesthouse in basic
accommodation with shared facilities.
Day 02 Kanpetlet – Nat Ma Taung – National Park – Mount Victoria –
Starting from Kanpetlet, different excursions to Nat Ma Taung National
Park can be made easily. This beautiful park covers a large area with dense
jungle, pine trees at higher levels and oak trees at the second base camp.
The national park is an area of great bio-diversity with many rare forms of
flora and fauna. Mount Victoria, the highest peak in the park, offers superb
views of the surrounding area from the top. The second base camp can be
reached by jeep and from here it is only a two and a half hour trek to the
summit. A simple lunch is served at the second base-camp on Mount Victoria.
Return to the forest guest house in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at
the forest guesthouse.
Day 03 Kanpetlet – Bagan
Leave Kanpetlet by jeep and head back to Bagan taking a different route
but again with breath taking views, and dense jungle scenery. Stop for
breakfast in a local teashop in Saw after one hours driving. Continue by
jeep passing through the beautiful constantly changing landscape. Lunch is
on the way in a local restaurant. Arrive back in Bagan in the late afternoon
and transfer to hotel.
Tour codes : MH-3D-MV