The untouched western side of Myanmar, the Intriguing Chin state is renowned for its mountainous terrain, unique culture, handicrafts, and warm hospitality of its people. Chin state is also known as the “Chin Hills” due to its mountainous geography that has an average elevation of 5000-8000 feet. In winter, the temperature drops to as low as 2’C, and very windy.

To get to the capital city, Hakha, you can either take a direct bus from Mandalay or Kalay township via Falam. Taking the bus from Kalay is highly recommended as it takes a scenic route.

Natma Taung Scenery

Natma Taung

Visitors coming by car to the area from all over Myanmar must pass through Saw town where all will stop briefly before ascending the road to Kanpetlet town at an elevation of 4,500 ft. through breathtaking sights.

Heart-shaped Reed Lake

Heart-shaped Reed Lake

The lake is also known as Rih Dil or Rih Lake. What makes Reed lake unique is that the lake is shaped like a heart, it has never short of water and the lake if full all year round. The lake turns into a reddish color every December.

Mount Victoria, Chin State

Mt. Victoria

Trekking to Mount Victoria, a well-known summit in the Chin State of Myanmar, is gaining favor among eco-tourists. There are still many pockets of natural beauty with rare flora and fauna where very few have set foot on.

Plain around the mountain

Tee Mit Plain

Of the numerous places to visit in Chin State, there is one accessible all year round that offers a serene picturesque environment; the Tee Mit Plains where the Tee Mit Creek flows through.

Gayals of Chin State

Mountain & Gayals

In Chin State, the wealth of a family is measured by a number of gayals. Visitors are served with gayal meat in traditional festivals, social occasions of joy and grief. The more gayals a man belongs, the wealthier he is regarded.

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