HOW TO GET THERE
As one of the tallest peaks in Myanmar, Mount Victoria offers awe-inspiring sightseeing moments with its wide landscape and mountain ranges. You can take a jeep or a bus up the mountain. Throughout the journey, you will see the full view of the majestic mountainside as the roads are purposely built around the mountains to preserve the natural landscape. Climbing up to the peak is a pleasant experience for tourists seeking for a healing and relaxing getaway.
A visit to townships and villages in Mount Victoria gifts you with the spectacular view of a magical town due to the thick fog. The chilly air will also leave a lasting impression to those who love to immerse themselves in the natural environment. Visitors to the market will also get to observe people of Chin ethnic group that are famous for their women who tattoo their faces as a form of beauty.
Things To Do
A MEMORABLE CLIMB
Tourists can spend 5 hours climbing up and down Mount Victoria. They must first drive up a hill for 45 minutes before beginning their climb by foot. The journey to the top is therapeutic as it is not too challenging, and the chilly environment makes it comfortable to travel long and far. Rather than a climb, the entire journey feels like a walk, as there are no rough and difficult paths to cross. There will also be villages around the area where tourists can interact with the locals.
NAT MA TAUNG NATIONAL PARK
Bird watchers will fall in love with Nat Ma Taung National Park. Bird-watching is considered one of Mount Victoria’s best activities adored by families, solo travellers, and also tour groups. Here, tourists can find rare bird species that migrate to Mount Victoria, such as the White-browed Nuthatch and Burmese Tit. There is also an assortment of wildlife and plants waiting to be explored. Tourists are required to pay USD10 to enter the park.00
VISIT TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES
Kanpetlet, Mindat and Pan Auge are some of Mount Victoria’s famous townships and village. These towns are isolated from urban life, so tourists can expect to witness the authentic lifestyle of ethnic groups in these places. As they are located on higher grounds, visitors can also enjoy the breathtaking view of green landscape, pretty wooden houses and enchanting green forests.
SHOP AT THE TRADITIONAL MARKET
Tourists can find plenty of local products such as traditional Chin clothing, silversmithing products, cooking utensils and traditional wine and food at the traditional market. Their local wine is made of a type of grain called millet that can also be eaten when cooked. Chin handicrafts are largely available here too, so visitors do not have to worry about not getting the right souvenirs for friends and family.