Visit Moegoke (ruby land) from Mandalay
Visiting to Moegoke where famous Ruby stones are produced and visit there for 3 days with tour guide. You can also visit ruby mines and learn about local people there.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Small Group
Enjoy with this trip from Mandalay to Moegoke (ruby land) by car. It’s a well worth to experience a unique Moegoke valley is known as producing world’s best rubies and other gemstones. Moegoke is also great travel destination for nature walks, trekking and culture exploration. Learn about daily life of local people, how they process and sell the stones in their way of trade.
Highlights of the Program
- Interesting trip for learning Gems and mines
- Explore the market and know local life of Shan tribe in Moegoke
- Comprehensive multi day tour by private vehicle and professional tour guide
- Flexible for arrival and departure time
- Hotel pickup and drop-off service
- 2 Nights accommodation with daily breakfast (twin sharing room)
- Professional licensed tour guide service
- Entrance fees and permission for the visit
- All transportation by car (until 7:00 pm for the day) ,
- Drinking Water and towel
- International Air tickets and airport tax
- Meals and beverages
- Visa fees and arrangements
- other services not mentioned
Mandalay – Moegoke by car (217 km)
This tour start from Mandalay after pickup at your hotel and your tour guide will lead to continue drive to Moegoke. The journey through the quaint roadside villages and verdant rainforest.The car will make a short stop at a small village where all local buses and trucks make the stop for lunch. You can try a bowl of Shan Khauk Swe, a traditional Shan noodle dish. You will reach the city of Moegoke, Known as ‘Ruby Land in the afternoon. It produces the best rubies in the world. Also you can see stunning mountain scenery and diverse culture combining to create an experience found nowhere else in Southeast Asia. There are not only typical Buddhist monasteries but also monasteries with Indian-influenced architecture, mosques, and even Christian churches in the downtown area. Visit Paung Daw Oo Pagoda, where the Buddha’s throne is lined with rubies, sapphires and other precious stones donated by local rich families. There are also ruby-lined crowns and tiaras on display. At the Pagoda you will have stunning views of downtown Moegoke, providing a nice introduction to the city. Then check in to the hotel in the late afternoon.
Overnight at hotel in Moegoke.
At the morning your tour guide will pick you up and visit Gem market to learn about the different consistency and quality of stones that are extracted from Moegoke. Then visit to the mining area to observe Ruby mines (if it is not raining season). Continue to Myo Oo Lwin monastery, a massive fortress-like compound with Hindu-inspired architecture. In the evening visit to Daw Nan Kyi hill and sunset at hill top. Then back to hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Moegoke.
Moegoke – Mandalay
Depart from Moegoke in the morning, either returning to Mandalay or continuing onwards to Pyin Oo Lwin for your next travel plan. The Tour guide will continue to go back to Mandalay.
We use good and clean hotels for our valuable clients and our online price are based on the 3 stars hotel categories as we intend for the most pleasure for all travelers.
If you not satisfy with 3 stars hotels, you may also request for luxury or budget hotels and we are happy to offer the update price for this tour. Please let us know in advance.
|Destination||Hotel name||No. of nights|
|Moegoke||Hotel in Moegoke||2 nights|
If the mentioned hotels are fully booked on your travel date, then we will try to book alternative hotels which are in the same level.
If you book this tour during water festival (13 to 18 April 2019), our tour price will be changed and kindly contact us for the extra charges. If you have any more question please contact us this email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Yes you need to apply the permission to do this tour. But do not worry we can arrange permission for you and just you need to provide necessary documents for that.
It will take 10 to 15 working days for the permission.
We operate this tour in privately as we, MUL considered to the privacy of the travellers and not sharing with other travelers. But solo traveler can still book for this tour with reasonable (solo) price by choosing 1 pax at our checkout page.
We have three season in Myanmar, October to February is Winter (cold) season with average temperatures 20-24 C, March to May is Summer (hot) season with average temperatures 30-35 C) and June to September is the Monsoon (rainy) season, with high rainfall and average temperatures 25-30 C.
We offer this tour almost winter and summer season. The best season to do this tour is Winter season (Oct – Feb).
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