Natma Taung (Mt.Victoria) National Park is located in Kanpet-Let and Matupi townships of southern Chin State. It covers an area of 279 square miles and was established in 1994. It is located about 475 miles from Yangon via Bagan. Natma Taung, previously known as Mount Victoria, is the highest mountain in the Chin State of western Myanmar. It is a sky island where the flora and fauna at its upper elevations are dramatically different. Forests include hill evergreen forests, moist upper mixed deciduous forests, pine forests (above 9,000 feet) and hill savannah. Within the national park there are some wild animals habituated. There are also over 159 bird species, reptiles and butterfly present. During the journey from Bagan to Mt. Victoria by car, we can do birding on the way and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful natural scenery as we pass over mountain ranges, streams and rivers and many other attractions.
This is the best place for bird watching and birding site for some Myanmar’s Endemic birds and some more bird species such as Burmese Tit (Aegithalossharpie), White-throated Babbler (Turdoides gularis), Mount Victoria Babax ( split from Chinese Babax), Black-headed Shrike-babbler, Chin Hills Wren-babbler, Himalayan Cutia, Spot-breasted, Sickle-billed and Large Scimitar-babblers. Black-bibbed Tit, Crested Finchbill, Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, Fire-capped Tit, Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Sported Wren-babbler, Brown-capped Laughingthrush, Black-throated Prinia ( Hill Prinia ), some Repters. Ashy Woodpigeon, Mountain Imperial-pigeon, Yellow- footed, Wedge-tailed and any other Green-pigeons. Large Hawk, Hodgson’s Hawk, Eurasian and other Cuckoos. Great, Golden-throated, Lineated and Blue-throated Barbets. Rufous-bellied, Stripe-breasted, Crimson-breasted, Darjeeling and Bay Woodpeckers. White-browed, Black-eared, Chestnut-fronted and Green Shrike-babblers. Small, Grey-chinned, Short-billed, Long-tailed and Scarlet Minivets. Slender-billed and Maroon Orioles. Yellow-bellied and White-throated Fantails. Eurasian Jay, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Gray Treepie, Crimson, Mrs Gould’s, Fire-tailed and Green-tailed Sunbirds. Yellow-breasted Greenfinch, Scarlet Finch, Yellow-breasted Greenfinch, Common-rose Finch, Brown-bullfinch, Spot-winged Grosbeak, Chestnut and Little Bunting and many more.
|Birding Period:||4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS|
By flight from Yangon to Bagan then
Bagan to Mount Victoria by car
|The Recorded Species:||290|
|Other Attraction:||Birding on the way to Mount Victoria|
Tour Code: BNTM-NNP-CHIN
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