Chin State, Chin State Myanmar, Chin State Travel Guide & Tours

Chin State is a western state of Burma with 36,000 km2 in area. It shares borders with Rakhine State in the south, Bangladesh in south-west, Sagaing and Magway Division in the east, Indian in the north and west. The major inhabitant is the Chin with about 500,000. The capital of Chin State is Hakha. From the very first day of foundation till nowadays, Chin State has been known as one of the least developed area of the country, being covered by mountains and few transportation link. Unlike other places in Myanmar, getting here is not too easy because of the poor road and uncommon landslides. Car is recommended to get here but vibrating is unavoidable. In addition, you may need to bring shovel to clear the road from rocks and stones.

There are not so many things you can do and see in Chin State but it will be different in the festival season. Initially, there are 3 or 4 Chin villages are opened for tourists but now you can visit almost all villages of the Chin and freely to experience their life and customs. The Chin woman with tattoo on face is one of the most unique features of the Chin’s culture. About the landscapes, Mt. Victoria in the south is one of the most impressive sites of the area. You can hike up to its top and enjoy the whole view of Chin State. The other neighboring towns such as Mindat and Madupi are also worth visiting. Moreover, if you move closer to the Indian borders, there will be a heart-shaped lake called “Reh” and it’s very beautiful.

About the accommodation, government guesthouse is recommended while the hotels do not have basic tourist facilities.

 

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