Trekking in the northern Chin State can be a good combination of cultural and natural. Though there are no protected areas in the north like the south but still possess unique nature site like Mt. Kennedy , 2703meter, highest peak, covering Rhododendron and orchids provides fantastic view of entire plain from top. Mt. Lennupa, means a couple mountains – husband and wife with a challenging trail yet rewarding views from the summit. Many natural watercourses flow among mountain ranges running from north to south forming a number of valleys and gorges. Bontala fall in Matupi is worth a visit to a nature lover. Combination of lovely hike through shady jungle that occasionally opens so you can enjoy views of the valley stretched out below give a fantastic nature outing for a day.
Major trekking goes towards historical Chin settlement around Tedim, beautifully perched on the plateau with height 5667 feet above sea and the trail designed to cover unique and historical villages but often comes up in the small town for a fresh up and recoup. They have Chin house in which they keep almost all of Chin traditional materials which were used in the past centuries. The head-bone of elephant is The Siallum fort, near Voklak mark the greatest honor of Chin who fought the British during 1889. Explore the tomb of the son of god, Pau Cin Hau (founder of “Laipian” which derived from the religion) in Mualbem village. In addition, the head-bones of wild animals are still posted on the wall of the houses in line which they had caught in the past. Saizang village to visit Ciimnuai where first Chin settlement was recorded. The Lord’s house of the village is almost century old but still intact today. The uniqueness of Tonzang include unusual memorable stone slabs carried out history of Tedim Chief Hau Cin Khup and his son Pum Za Mang and the tropical cancer passes.
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