This 6-day itinerary, Exploring the Tattooed Tribes of Chin State, takes you through the ethnic villages of the northwestern region of the country. Visit Yangon, Nyaung Oo, Kyunchaun, Mindat, Kyardo, Kanpetlet, Kyunchaun and Bagan, to gain a whole new cultural perspective. Chat with local tribes and trek across the lush rolling hills as you enjoy your Myanmar adventure.
Proposed programme: Day 1, Arrive in Yangon; Day 2, Fly to Nyaung Oo and transfer to the jetty to take a boat down the Irrawaddy River. Climb into a jeep and enjoy the scenery as you sit back on the way to Mindat (1525m); Day 3, Learn about the daily lives of the Mon Chin, Dai Chin and Magan Chin tribes people during your time in Mindat; Day 4, Take a two-hour trek to the Chait River. After crossing the river, travel up on foot for four hours to Aye; Day 5, Journey to Bagan by jeep; Day 6, Experience Burmese culture at its finest as you visit the old-world temple of Sulamani and the neverending Dhamanyan-gyi temple famous for its intricate brickworking. That afternoon, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Yangon to begin your trip home.
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