Western Part of Myanmar

CHIN HILLS AND MT. VICTORIA

  • The Chin lives in the Northwest border areas or further south in the Rakhine State
  • Mt.Victoria of 3400 meter high is the perfect place for nature lovers
  • Soft trekking , butterfly and birds watching are available
  • Some of the women there tattoo their faces completely in tasteful designs
  • But the old traditional of this tattooing face still can be seen in some villages
  • Their hand woven cotton and silk in traditional designs and colors are collectors items
  • It is 174 km from Bagan by jeep and roads are still very bad, so this excursion is not recommended for rainy season ( May to October)
  • As for accommodations, only very simple guesthouses are available, so this excursion is suitable only for the adventurous clients

 

Mrauk U

  • The old capital of Rakhine Kingdom founded in 15 century, remained its capital for 355years and now a day known for its temples with wall paintings.
  • Mrauk U can be reached from Sittway with a very pleasant river journey about 4 hours.
  • Even the pagodas are strategically located on hilltops the most famous pagoda are Sittaung Pagoda, Dukkanthein Pagoda and Andawthein
    The Mahamuni Shrine is situated 30 km from Mrauk U.

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