Myanmar Ruby Land Tour

Yangon, Mandalay, Mogok

Overview

Explore the Mogok also known as “The Land of Pigeon Blood Rubies” through the former capital, Yangon and the relaxing Mandalay, the city of the last Myanmar King’s and arts & culture hub of Myanmar and the gate way to the Ruby mine in Mogok. Noted as the original source of ruby including the world’s finest “Pigeon’s Blood” rubies and the world’s most beautiful sapphires in “Royal blue”. The semi-precious stones such as lapis lazuli, garnet, moonstone, peridotschrysoberyl and manyothers are also found in Mogok.

Day 1: Arrival Yangon
Day 2: Yangon
Day 3: Yangon – Mandalay – Mogok
Day 4: Mogok
Day 5: Mogok – Mandalay
Day 6: Mandalay – Jade Market – Yangon (departure)

A perfect tour for Gems enthusiasts, the professionals or the trade persons.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Arrive Yangon International Airport, welcomed by our local tour guide and transferred to the Hotel. After refreshments, a visit to the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda, towering 99m above Yangon and containing the relics of four past Buddhas at dusk caps a perfect first day in Yangon. Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant which serves lovely Myanmar cuisine.

Day 2: Yangon
Unearth some cultural highlights of Yangon in the Sule Pagoda, the National Museum, Bogyoke Aung San market (formerly Scott Market) and Chinatown, presenting an exceptional chance to learn more about the food, history and people of this fascinating city. Then the House of White Elephants; which are regarded as Royal ornament and properties in olden days of Myanmar. Continue to the famous Gems Museum.

Day 3: Yangon – Mandalay – Mogok
Early morning flight to Mandalay. Welcomed by a local tour guide and drive to Mogok, 205 km north of Mandalay. En route, you will be passing through the flat, plain and mountainous landscape. During the service stops at some villages, you will get an opportunity to witness their local customs and daily works such as farming, wood-cutting, weaving thatch for roofing and selling regional products of vegetable and so on. Arrive Mogok in the late afternoon.

Day 4: Mogok
Take a tour to the Eastern part of Mogok with Cinema Hall Gem market “Htar Pwe”, visit the Goldsmiths, Mogok Market to study Gems cutting, polishing and various workshops. After lunch, proceed to “Pan-Chan (Park) Gems market” known for its precious and high quality Gems trading spot.

Day 5: Mogok – Mandalay
One of the highlights of this tour is getting to the Ruby mines in Bawbadan. Leaving Mogok behind and drive back to Mandalay. Enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Day 6: Mandalay – Jade Market – Yangon
Begin your day with a visit to the famous Mandalay Jade Market. Transfer to Tadaoo airport for your flight to Yangon, you will then join your international flight.

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What is included?

Price includes:

  • Hotel accommodations with daily breakfast in a shared twin or double room
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B: breakfast – normally provided by hotel, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • 1 Return domestic flight Yangon/Mandalay
  • Service of English-speaking station guides except free day (different in each city)
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • Entrance fees or zone fees for the visits
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handlings at domestic airports
  • Travel permission to Mogok (At Least 2 weeks ahead)

Price does not include:

  • International flights to and from Myanmar
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips for Driver and Guide
  • Airport departure tax at Mandalay International Airport at USD 20 / pax
  • Any other services not mentioned as “included”

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