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CBT in Sor Long Village

  • Tour Name: CBT in Sor Long Village
  • Tour Code: TNCBT-001
  • Number of Days and Nights: 8 Days/ 7 Nights
This tour will take you to explore the best of Chin State and community based tourism experience in Sor Long Village. The tour includes a trek through surrounding villages which presents unique Chin cultures, ethnics, customs and village life.

Highlights

  • Yangon City sightseeing
  • Visit ancient city
  • Bagan and experience in Sor Long community lodge
  • Trek to Nga
  • CBT in Sor Long Village
  • Uppu and Yi Do tribe villages and explore their cultures
  • Traditions and customs

Welcomed by our professional guide at the International airport and visit the largest commercial city, Yangon. visit to Botathaung Pagoda, located on the bank of Yangon river. Its hollow interior allowing visitors to walk inside the pagoda and there are glass containers showcasing artefacts and relics. Continue to the Railway-station to enjoy the circular train that give you the opportunity to enjoy observing the lively and colourful life of the rural Burmese people in Yangon. Dinner at Local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast. Transfer to Yangon airport and fly to Bagan. Start with a stroll through the colorful local market and continue the day with visits to the most significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including Shwezigon Pagoda built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine, Ku Byauk Gyi, a temple with superb murals of Jataka scenes, Bu Lei Thee Pagoda noted for its panoramic view of the area numerous monuments and Anada Temple with four magnificent standing Buddha images.

After lunch at a local restaurant, continue with a visit to one of Myanmar most treasured handicrafts, a lacquer ware craftsmen workshop in nearby Myinkabar village. Next will be Manuha Temple built in Mon style in 1059 and Nanbaya Temple, a unique sandstone monument said to have been the palace of King Manuha. After that we will take you to one of the temples to enjoy sunset. After sunset we will take you back to your hotel.

Enjoy dinner at Nanda Restaurant, which offers a variety of food in congenial surroundings and features puppet show. Overnight at hotel.

Welcomed by our professional guide your hotel and you will depart from Bagan early morning. There will be four-hour drive among the forested mountain and can take photos of the nature, through beautiful landscape. On arrival, you will be shown to your comfortable accommodation where you can relax after the drive. Accommodation provided is simple and clean. Our modest en-suite, twin bedrooms come with comfortable mattresses, blankets, mosquito nets and bathroom attach. We do not have electricity during night time but solar powered lighting is available.

Enjoy the traditional lunch with chin food at the community lodge.

we will visit one or two Chin ethnic tribes if time permit. Here you will encounter Nga, Muun, Daai, Uppu and Yi Do women with different facial tattoo patterns. You can see the tattoo face woman who play flute by her noise. After meet with your car and return back to community lodge.

For dinner, you will join the community, for traditional Chin food and Chin Khaung (Traditional Beer) at the community lodge. After dinner, the villagers will entertain you with their cultural dancing. Overnight at Sor Long Community Lodge.

After breakfast, we drive to base camp about 17 kilometers away from the community lodge. At base camp, we prepare for a trekking adventure up Khaw Nu Sone. This walk will take approximately four hours. A packed lunch will be taken at the top of the mountain, where you can enjoy the fresh air with a 360-degree view of the Chin hills. Return to base camo and continuous proceed to Mindut.

Return to base camp for a scenic drive back to Kanpetlet, where we will visit one or two Chin ethnic tribes if time permit. After meet with your car and return back to community lodge.

For dinner, you will join the community, for traditional Chin food and Chin Khaung (Traditional Beer) at the community lodge. After dinner, the villagers will entertain you with their cultural dancing.

Overnight at Sor Long Community Lodge.

Start the day with traditional chin style breakfast at the community lodge. After breakfast, packed lunch box and proceed to Mindut.

About 2 hours driven, arrive Shame village, cease the car and start trek to Kyardoe village (45 minutes trek) where you can observe the culture and tradition of the Chin hill tribes. Their way of life is very different to the Burma from the time they are born to their death.

In this village, they sacrifice animals such as bulls, pigs and mitigation for spiritual reasons. Every household in the village is decorated with the skull of the bulls, goats, and wild animals they got from the forest. To the villages, there is a sense to pride to decorate their houses with these skulls because it shows their power, wealth and prestige. They record how many animals they sacrificed by decorating a large wood spike with different carving for different meanings. On the way, visit to Lote-Bell village, Pukwan village and proceed to Mindut.

Dinner at local restaurant, Overnight at hotel in Mindut.

Mindut township is situated 4860 feet above the sea level. It is a mountainous region and has abundant rainfalls and natural forests. Due to its cold climate, the view of Mindat can be enjoined under misty blue sky. Local communities still wear traditional clothing and carry Chin buckets and knives. Many women adorn themselves with their beautiful handmade necklaces and large traditional earnings.

A breakfast and start to sightseeing Mindut and environs. Explore the chin traditional and culture. Visit to the hill tribe’s villages such as “NupHtai” village, Pan Au Village. Visit to rare seen beautiful chin women with their amber beads and lilting songs, playing the nose flute and Chin Museum. Observe their traditional and their ways of life. Evening watching sunset at waibutaung monastery (if weather permit).

Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Mindut.

Early morning, visit the small local market of the town. After breakfast leave from Mindut to Bagan.  Lunch at a local restaurant.

Breakfast. Free time until transfer to Yangon International airport.

Included Service

  • Accommodation based on twin or triple sharing with daily breakfast
  • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for all places as specified in the itinerary (except camera fess)
  • A private driver with air-conditioned vehicles
  • One bottle of water and refreshing tower per person per day

Excluded Service

  • International flight tickets and airport tax
  • Myanmar Visa
  • Personal expenses (such as mini-bar, laundry, telephone, drinks, camera fee etc.)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tour options not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Peak season surcharges (Christmas, New Year, Myanmar Water festival, etc..)
  • Any other item or service not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for guides and drivers

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