Chin State is located in the Western part of Myanmar with the total area of 13,907 square-kilometer. Chin State is bordered by Sagaing Division and Magway Division to the east, Rakhine State to the South, Bagladesh to the West and India to the north. There are 9 townships and Hakha is the capital city of Chin State. The state has many rivers and the Manipur River flows through its northern half. The Tio River forms much of the border with India for the northern half of the state. The Bawinu/Beino/Chhimtuipui River, as the Kaladan River is known upstream from its confluence with the Tiau, forms the border with India for the central portion of the state. In the southwestern part of the state, the Kaladan River enters from India and flows down past Sinletwa/Salyutlana and Paletwa and exits into Rakhine State. There are various of traditional foods and cultures. 80% of the populations are Christian.

Each region is Chin State has significant destinations to attract travelers in different ways. A wide assortment of major tourist attractions not to miss starts from the Kenedy peak to the unique heart-shaped Rih Lake, Buan Nel valley, Mt. Ciriang, Khai Khaikam Elephant camp, Historical Siallum Fort, Mt. Zing Hmuh on the Northern part of the State plus Bungtla Waterfall, the Asean Heritage park Mt. Victoria (Nat Ma Taung) and Mt. Kimo on the Western part of the State. Historical places, scenic beauty of the land, biodiversity of flowers, rare birds such as White-browed Nuthatch, the beauty of facial tattooed Chin ladies, traditional knife dance, bamboo dance and music, symbolic cultures and customs can grasp the heart of the travelers.


Our MLP Suggestions -  

Why you should visit here?

  1. Bring your good walking boots if you travel Chin State especially in rainy season.
  2. There is an airport in Falam but not opened yet. It is called Surbung Airport. If it is opened, it will be so easy for the travellers to visit to Northern Chin State( Hakha, Falam, Thantlang and Tedim).
  3. There are two CBT villages in Chin State. They are Saw Lawng village and Tlai Sun village. Saw Lawng village is situated in Kanpetlet township where the second highest mountain in Myanmar is situated. Tlai Sun village is in Falam township where Surbung airport is situated.
  4. Women tattooed are famous not only in the country but also in other countries. They lived in Mindat township and Kanpetlet township. You can see the beauty of tattoed women and their interesting stories.
  5. Chin National Day is celebrated at 20th February annually in each town. The government celebrate CND in the townships by rotation systems within the state.

Stories from

Chin

Sabuti - A Chin Traditional Food

Sabuti is a Chin Traditional Food made with corn and meat. It is fresh and sweet. It is special for its taste and smell.

Aidii Collections - Handmade Local Brand from Chin

Aidii Collections is a Chin local clothing branded Traditional Costume collection. The products are back-strapped woven, and are produced with yarns from India and natural dyed yarns of Myanmar. Aidii was founded by Anna Biak Tha Mawi, a young Chin entrepreneur woman and a poet...

Chin's Culture,Ethnic Traditions,Local Lifestyles

Myanmar is one of the Southeast Asian Nations of 135 ethnic groups divided into eight major races: Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine, and Shan. Each has its own remarkably unique cultures, traditions along with ethnic languages.

People

Culture & History

Attractions

Nature & Environment

Deforestation

GHG - Energy Impact

Best Time to Visit

Chin State is beautiful with different scenery in each season. But the best time to visit is Winter and Summer. As it is one of the lowest temperature in Myanmar, it is the best time to enjoy the weather in Summer. The local use to go local fishing to the nearest stream or river. Most of the festivals in Chin State are in Winter like Chin National Day, Khua Do, Harvest Festival…etc.,. The temperature is under minus degree sometime in some townships. There are mists everywhere so that we can barely see each other from a distance. There are white snows on the grass beside the road and they are so beautiful. In Rainy season, you can visit Chin State but the rain is too heavy so that you cannot be able to explore the towns. And most of the road in Chin State are still dirt. So, they are muddy and slippery.

How to get there

There are many ways to get to Chin State. Flight to Bagan and take car/ bus to Mindat, Kanpetlet and Matupi. From Mandalay, There is a road to Hakha - Falam and Thantlang. Flight to Kalay and take car/ bus to Tedim, Tonzang and Rih. And flight to Sitwe and take boat to Kyauk Taw and to Paletwah.

Economy & Business

Surrounding Regions

Magway

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Magway Region is an administrative division in central Myanmar, well known as Myanmar's oil big pot due to the high yield of sesame oil. Magway is the city of the Magway Region and is situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. The Myathalun, the beauty of Magway located in the north of the city.

Sagaing

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Sagaing Region is a hidden gem in Myanmar that is rich in history and culture. It is home to the Sagaing Kingdom, which was the capital of the Kingdom. The region is also home to numerous Buddhist monasteries and pagodas that are located on hills and parallel to the river. Therefore, Sagaing Region is a must-visit for anyone who wants to experience the true culture and history of Myanmar.

Rakhine

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Rakhine (formerly Arakan) is a state in Myanmar. It is located on the western coast of the country, and consists of the Rakhine Yoma mountain range, as well as the coastal plains. The capital city is Sittwe.