This adventure rafting combines fascinating drive through Chin Highlands, impressive sceneries, authentic villages and tribal communities. It is more than just a rafting trip but it’s about nature, mountain trials and social interactions with local tribe. This leisurely journey on the pristine Mone Chaung Creek gives you a relax journey through thickly forested canyons, with a closer insight into people and way of life unchanged for centuries. This river journey is an incredible combination of scenery, life style and truly quiet and introspective spots along the beauty of river banks.
Day 01:Set off to Kyindwe, situates just outside of Mt. Victoria National Park. Once we get in to the Chin country weather gradually become cool and pleasant. It’s a great escape of the heat and dust of the plain during summer however it could be rather cold during winter.
Day 02:Roll along the mountainous road for Hkayaing, where we start raft down following day. In the afternoon, we explore the area and observe Chin tradition.
Day 03:A leisurely rafting along beautiful Maw Chaung. We stop at some of the ethnic villages for our lunch and interaction with friendly locals. In the afternoon we explore Kyindwe riverside village and interact with locals.
Day 04:Set off for Saw and then to Bagan to end this unique experience.
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A deposit of 30% of your trip cost per person is require to secure your booking. The balance will need to be settled 7 day before commence of trek. Bookings made within 7 days must be paid in full at the time of booking.
Prices quoted are net basis and valid according to the date specified on the printed tariffs, quotation, invoice etc. Myanmar Hill lodges (Myanmar Highland Eco-adventures) warrants that the prices or rates quoted are correct at the time of issuance but are subject to change in line with market, tax or currency fluctuation.
All cancellations must be advised in writing and are accepted from the date the written confirmation is received and applied cancellation as below.
15 days before trip date: you will lose your deposit
7 days and less before the trip date: 50% of the total cost per person
If reservations are cancelled (or) no-show: no refunds will be made
If the change is minor we will endeavour to make the change at no further cost to you. If the change requires more work than we impose you an appropriate charge ask you to pay the charge before we action the change. Please note we may not be able to accommodate your request during “high occupation period”. In such case we will not be responsible for any lost or additional costs incurred. Should trip be cancelled after deposit cancellation fee applies.
There is no limitation on the group size on this program, however Myanmar Hill Lodges (Myanmar Highland Eco-adventures) reserves the right to combine in order to form a decent group on same departure.
No refunds will be considered any unused service after commencement of the tour, trek or expeditions regardless of the reason whatsoever.
A lightweight jacket or windbreaker will be useful. A good quality raincoat is ideal as it will keep you warm and dry in a variety of situations. On rafting day a pair of shorts and flip-flops will be ideal. A thick sweater or fleece sweat shirt would be ideal to wear in the evenings, when temperatures decline considerably.
Such as flashlight or headlamp with spare batteries, water bottle and lighter, a pocketknife, reading and writing material and personal first aid kit would also be essential for your convenience.
A pair of sun glass and hat is essential for your protection from sun. You will also need some sun screen to protect against sunburn.
It’s important to keep insect repellent to keep the insects away.
Local Guest House in Kyindwe, where you may have to share common bath and toilet and breakfast usually served at local tea shops. Local home stay in Kha Yaine where team prepare bedding and food. Lighting will be provided using solar panel. Limited amount of hot water will be supplied for face wash in every morning.
Our season is between November and May, which is winter and best tourist season in Myanmar. Mostly clear skies, warm during the day and cool evenings. Temperature steadily decreases between late December and early February. Average temperature would be between low 10/15 and high 25/30 degree Celsius.
We are on pristine and beautiful yet rough and rugged roads thus distance cover will be minimal. We estimate our daily drive time would very average 5 hour depending on the road and weather condition. Day normally starts at 8 or 9 in the morning follow by breakfast. We try to reach our destination well in time to relax and engage activities like social, cultural interaction.
Program focuses on existing rafting journey along with cultural and ethnic encounter. This adventure combines fascinating drive through Chin Highlands, impressive sceneries, authentic villages and tribal communities.
A hot breakfast usually is served around 7- 8 am, lunch usually is simple, light and serve during mid-day. Dinner will be more extensive featuring pre-dinner snacks and deserts.
We provide English or Myanmar language guide. Upon advance request, we will be able to arrange other language guides at additional cost.
All our guides are qualified in wilderness first aid, and carry a basic medical first aid kit.
This program is suitable to anyone with normal health and fitness condition. However older clients or clients with pre-existing medical conditions may require a doctor’s letter confirming their fitness for the trip. During your visit you are under the direction of your trip leader and he/she has total authority to determine your suitability to participate.