The Land of Ruby - 4 Days
- Learn about Buddhism in Mandalay, known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar.
- Visit gem mines and markets, learning about the precious rubies and stones in Mogok
- Age range
- 3 / 4 / 5
The trip to Mogok features to observe local Ruby mines, local Gems markets, Gems cutting and polishing workshops at the famous Ruby mine of the world as well asto explore ethnic groups dwelling around Mogok
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Day 1: Mandalay arrival - Amarapura – Mandalay Palace
Welcome to Mandalay, the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar! Mandalay is a realm of stupas, monks and monasteries. You first have the drive to Amarapura. Being famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery, Amarapura is the best place to experience the monk life in Mandalay. Walk over Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood one in the world. Continue your visit to Mandalay Palace, the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Day 2: Mandalay – Drive to Mogok (6 hours driving)
You will be picked up from the hotel by our tour representatives in the early morning. We will drive to Mogok and on the way, you can have lunch at local restaurant (on your account). Make a stop and break at Shwe Nyaung Bin station gate to see the local products, shops and food stalls. Arrive at the Kyatpyin at the west part of Mogok, you will visit to the gem market: locally called “Pan Ma Htar Pwe” near the Panma open-air market. You will see the senic views of the town on the top of Daw Nan Kyi Taung and its pagoda with peaceful atmosphere. Then, you will have opportunity to see the over view of coffee plantation fields. Mogok is very colorful with different people like Shan-chinsese, Napalese, Palaung, Leshaw, Burmese and Lesu.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mogok
Day 3: Mogok sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel, visit to the gem market called “Manimingalar” near Mogok motel in there you can various beautiful gemstones with various sizes. Proceed visit to the biggest gemstones market called “Pan Chan Htar Pwe”; observe the precious colorful rubies and view of selling and buying. The big lake can be found significantly in the very center of town. Afternoon visit to gem painting workshop and gemstone (quartz) polishing center.
Then, we will drive uphill to Bar Nat Village for 20km far; visit to the small local market in the village. In this village, you might see the ethnic people’ culture, lives and tradition. Continue visit to private old British Solider Cemetery in where tombs of soldiers look old and non-renovation.
And next visit to the olden armory in which arms and ammunitions were placed during the reign of British. Then, explore at the “Pan Lin Pyaung Kaung Sein” Mine which is producing the good quality peridot. On the way back, you will see the breathtaking views from the highest mountains road
Accommodation: Hotel in Mogok
Day 4: Mogok – Mandalay
After breakfast at hotel, visit to the Nilar market which is interesting to see local products, fruits, vegetables and foods. Visit to the Kyauk Pya That Pagoda which is one of the most sublime religious monuments located on the top of rocky cliff. Then, drive down to Mandalay. You will arrive back to Mandalay in the late evening.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
English Speaking Tour Guide (other language on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
Daily breakfast at the hotels
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
• Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
• Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
• Service of English speaking guides in every location
• Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
• International flights
• Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
• Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
• Tips for guides and drivers
• Personal travel insurance
• Myanmar Visa fees (contact us for further information)
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