Chin

CHIN STATE

chin-stateIt is located in the westernmost part of Myanmar, accessible by road from Bagan, one of the most famous ecotourism sites in Myanmar, recently growing in popularity. It becomes famous for its Mt. Victoria at an elevation of 3108 m. Hakha is the capital of Chin State and the gate way to the famous Naga Land. It stands on the Chin mountain range. An excursion to chin provides you opportunities to observe their traditional custom and chin women with tattoos on their faces and also to watch the rare bird species which cannot be found in anywhere else in the world. Of the small towns in chin state, Kanpalat and Mindut are now visited by tourists for its picturesque beautiful scenery and fine weather. Hunting being one of the Chin national pastimes, you can see various head bones of animals proudly hanged at walls of their house. Their primitive weapon is the bow. In chin this weapon is universal, being used both in fighting and hunting such larger animals.

KANPALAT

kanpalatKanpalat is a small town located in beautiful mountain setting at an altitude of over 4000 feet above the sea level, 120 mile west of Bagan. It is main gate way to the famous Mt. Victoria, the highest mountain in Chin State. It is small but there are many interesting village with Chin women with tattoos on their faces near the town. It is an ideal spot for overnight stops before making a trekking trip to Mt. Victoria. A two hour drive from Kanpalat is 10-Mile base camp, a starting point for 3 hour trekking excursion to the summit.

MINDUT

mindutIt is one of the British administrative towns in their time and also the second largest town in Chin State. It is situated on the mountain range at an altitude of 5000 ft. Many intersection Chin villages located on the hill sides and in valleys of the Chin mountain ranges. Most of the tourists can visit houses of the Chin tattooed faces women, by trekking to their villages around Mindut. Most of them keep their traditional customs and still use their traditional costume. All of the hill tribes are animist and still believe in shaman. They always celebrate the Nut (Spirits) festival once a year. The biggest festival in Mindut is their Chin New Year Festival, always taking place in February. Most of the different Chin tribes come and meet on their New Year festival. It is a good opportunity to see all these different Chin tribes during the festival in one sitting.

 

 

 

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