Welcome to Nagaland - the least visited locales in Asia. On this 7 day discovery tour of Myanmar, you will explore the home to the Naga people, tribes of which also inhabit northeast India, it is a varied landscape of rugged hills and lush jungle. For centuries, the Nagas engaged in headhunting, a practice now outlawed. Many exotic traditions remain, though, most notably their elaborate costumes and headdresses incoporating tiger tusks, bear fur, hornbill. On this expedition, you will also go through the Lashi region, venture into lush countryside with plenty of days trekking and getting to know the seemingly secretive Naga tribes.
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On arrive at Khamti airport, proceed to the town and we will have lunch at a local restaurant. After take a short rest at Aye Kaung Myaung guest house, start our down town sightseeing which included Naga Traditional Museum and Naga traditional field which is the most popular place for their new year festival and dancing place. In the evening, we will stroll around the town and visit Nanthargone Naga village, Chinese temple. Dinner at a restaurant and one night stop at the guest house.
Under the rising sun, scenic driving to the base camp of Mt. Victoria, 10 miles away from the lodge will be pleasure of the day. The pine forest and sweet bird calls will fill the beauty of the Mt.Victoria which is the most famous birding area for many endangered species of Myanmar. Following the arrival begin our hiking from the base camp, 6500 ft above sea level, to the top, 10200 ft. At the first 45 minutes of the 3-hour-trek, the quick step becomes difficult. Apply your photography at the top during the period of tea and snacks, and then return to our jeep within 2 hours. The trek down is much easier than the way up. ( If someone from the group can’t trek up the summit, please let us know in advance to rive to the top of the mountain by 4WD ). Continue to Aye Village, 12 miles far away from the base camp for one and a half hours driving by jeep/4WD. It is a small Chin village, meaning very cold in accord with her name, lied on the cliff of the forest hill. Once been one of the British hill camps, there are still some colonial’s old and dinky buildings in the icy cold climate. After sightseeing in the village, in which women with tattoo faces as they love tradition, in the evening, catch pleasurable dinner and overnight in the village.
In the morning, visit Ma Kyan Naga village by scenic driving along forest mountain range for about one hour. Sightseeing in the village and visit some Naga family traditional house. It is one of the old Makyan Naga trip villages. After lunch, trek to Karlan and Myoma village near Lahal. Dinner and overnight will be at Naga traditional house again.
Today sightseeing will be in Gahone Naga villages by truck and trekking in the morning. We can see authentic cultural of Naga people in these villages. Stay living on their traditional way, it will be highlight of the day. In the evening, walk to Hwehtike and Lonkhin Naga villages for our evening sightseeing. Dinner and overnight will be at the same traditional house again.
After morning sightseeing in Lahe, proceed back to Khamti by our truck. It will be same way back and visit some rest villages on the way back. In the evening, some more sightseeing by strolling around the town and enjoy the sunset on the bank of the Chindwin River. Dinner at a restaurant and overnight will be in guest house again.
After breakfast, get on boat for Chindwin River sightseeing by public boat for 11 hours driving. Have a lunch at a small restaurant at Htamanthi and continue to Homalin. In the evening, arrive at Homalin and check in at a hotel. Dinner and night stop will be at there.
Morning leisure and sightseeing in the small town. Upon to your flight time, transfer to airport for departure.