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Sorlong Community Based Tour

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Overview

Community based tourism is the direct way to promote local community development through the tourism. Hosting the tourists by the community create their communal incomes and promote community development projects tangibly and intangibly. In Myanmar we have some community development projects to promote community through tourism. Sorlong CBT is one of those projects of the Chin State. Chin State is large and villages are so remote. This trip will let you experience the interesting culture of Chin People, their life styles, their cooking. Especially, Chin State is so beautiful and you will discover beautiful land of Chin state as well as the highest amount of the Chin State Mt Victoria. I

Trip Profile

Start from Bagan

End at Bagan

All inclusive tour /All seasons

Bagan - Mindut - Sorlong Village - Community lodge - Mt victoria -Kanpalet - Bagan

Day 1 Bagan – Mindut – Sorlong Community
Day 2 Sorlong community – Kanapalet – Mt Victoria
Day 3 Sorlong – Kanpalet - Bagan

Highlights

  • Meeting with Chin old ladies who still wear tattoos on their faces
  • Participating Chain traditional dances at the community lodge
  • Enjoying traditional foods

Inclusions

  • All meals for 3 days
  • Private Car service for long trip and sightseeing
  • All entrance fees
  • Local English language guide or French /German /Spanish Language guide
  • Community stay packages fees with meals and accommodation

Day 1 Bagan – Mindut - Sorlong Community (Chin State)

Early breakfast and hotel check out. Then we will drive you to Sor long village of Chin State where you will meet village community and make a tour with them staying at their community lodge. We will drive you first to Kanpetlet town, 236 km and 5 hours’drive. On the way, we will stop at Chauk town 's market after one-hour drive from Bagan .After market visit , continue to drive towards Chin state .We will arrive first at Kanpetlet town (small administrative town of Chin State ) and we will continue to drive to Sor long village .When you arrive at community loge , you will have a warm welcome .Then take a break at the lodge to relax before the tour in the village .After break , they will serve you lunch with their home made chin traditional dishes .After lunch , they will take you into their village where you will discover life style of Chin tribe , their culture ,their traditions ,Chin women with tattooed face .Some old Chin Ladies with tattooed face and in traditional costumes will play you their typical flute music blowing with nose .You will definitely enjoy it , After village visit , back to lodge .Dinner with Chin traditional food and dance .Over night at community lodge .

Day 2 Mount Victoria – Trek

Breakfast with delicious Chin traditional dishes at community lodge. After breakfast, they will drive you to Mt Victoria locally called " Mt -Natmataung “. It is 3070 m in height and the highest peak in Chin state and one of the high peaks of Myanmar as well. It is covered with typical rainforest which are home of so many endangered species. Thus, it is one of the eco-tourism sites in Myanmar. We drive you to the foot of the Mount from where you start to hike Mt Victoria. When arrive at the foot, start to walk up the mountain. The going up and down time to the top of the mountain will be around 3 hours. On the way, you will hear the birds of the forest and enjoy the nature. you can also cross some motorbikes on the way because some locals do not walk up on the mountains. When arrive at the top, enjoy the view. Sometimes it is misty with mists and clouds. However, you will have great satisfaction to be on the top of Mt Victoria. After a moment there, they will serve you a packaged lunch .Enjoy a picnic lunch on one of the highest amount of Myanmar .It will be one of the best experiences .After lunch , walk down to base camp of the mount .Going down is faster and easier .After Mt Victoria hike , they will have you visit Kanpetlet town to visit some Chin families .There are many different Chin tribes and you will discover two or three different families there .Then back to community lodge. Dinner with traditional food. After dinner, they will entrain you with their dances. Enjoy dances and participate with them. Overnight at Sor long.

Day 3 Sorlong – Kanpalet - Bagan

Breakfast with traditional food. After breakfast, check out the community lodge. Then we will drive you to Bagan. The time to drive is around 5 hours. On the way, we will stop at Ponetaung Ponenya hill where archeologists found the fossils of the prehistoric people and then continue to drive to Bagan. You will arrive late in the evening at Bagan. Then dinner at a good restaurant in Bagan and after dinner do the hotel check. Overnight at Bagan.

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