Nat Ma Taung National Park which is one of the ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs). This offers the chance to climb the Mt. Victoria (Nat Ma Taung or Khonuamthung in Chin State) 3,053 meters (10,016 ft) above sea level and located between 21′ 24′ N and 93′ 55′ E, within Kanpetlet, Mindat and Matupi Townships in Chin State. It is a part of the Himalayan Mountain Ranges and Located in the western part of the country, covering 722.61 square kilometers. It is the third highest peak in Myanmar.
This the region of evergreen forest, pine forest, and hill savanna within those over two hundred bird species are recorded. Moreover different species of reptiles and butterflies are still present. White-browed Nuthatch (Sitta Victoria) is one of the endemic bird species of Myanmar which can only be found in this area.
Trip to Mt. Victoria offers recreational opportunities as well as viewing of the natural mountain scenery, bird watching, observing the hidden world of Chin people and their ways of life. Most of the old ladies were thickly painted tattoo on their faces. Kanpetlet is the home town of southern Chin tribes Dai, Upu and Ya clans. From an ancient city of Myanmar, Bagan to Kanpetlet will take you about 4-5 hours across Chauk, Seikphyu and Saw Towns. The road to Kanpetlet from Bagan can be used for the whole year and all seasons by now.
Sky Palace Mt. Victoria (Rating: ** +)
With newly built 26 rooms and acceptable price, Sky Palace offers new comfort villa for your trip to Mt. Victoria Chin State. All of the hotels have limited electricity supply from 18:00 pm to 22:00 pm.
Nat Ma Taung, Kanpetlet, Chin State, Myanmar.
Tel: (+95) 9 49203152, 9 2050733
E-mail: [email protected]
The Floral Breeze Hotel (Rating: **)
Floral Breeze Hotel (Mt.Victoria) is a newly built hotel, features 28 beautifully appointed rooms. 4 Standard Rooms, 6 Superior Rooms, and 18 Deluxe Rooms.
Pinewood Villa Resort
Mountain Oasis Resort
The resort is the two-mile distance from Kanpetlet and right on the road to Mt. Victoria. The resort is located in a small chin village and bungalows are in traditional chin style.