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President Obama at Vendors Fair in Burma

A hotel employee models ruby earrings for President Barack Obama at a vendors fair at the Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw, Naypyitaw, Burma, Nov. 13, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Situated in Mandalay division and is about 50 miles from Mandalay on the mountain range at 3800ft above sea level. The great news is that this city has lifted up its restrictions for foreign tourist making Mogok the top destination of 2019 for everyone.

New tourist attractions in Mogok

Mogok had a lot of prohibited areas for tourists many years ago. The old government had prohibited areas they deemed inappropriate for tourists but as new governement arises, so does it bring in new policies. These following areas are now recognized as new tourist destinations as of 31th Janurary, 2019: Barned, Panlin, and Kyauk Pyat thad village.

Lishu, Shan, and Palaung are among some of the hill tribes that lives in the new destinations. Tourists can visit their homes and learn their lifestyle and culture. They can also visit century old cemeteries, ancient pagodas, and old weaponaries.


The picture with the title Kyauk Pya That Village View was taken by the photographer aungchanlin on 15 July 2008 and published over Panoramio. Kyauk Pya That Village View is next to Bawlon and is located in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Services Include

  • 3 Star Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Ruby Mine Tour
  • Gems Market
  • Toyota Mark II class Limo

Services Exclude

  • Drinks & Beverages
  • Laundry Changes
  • Mini Bars
  • Room Services
  • Phone Bills
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Other Personal Expenses


Mogok Gems Tour (3 Days 2 Nights) 

Mogok Gems Tour 
Mandalay – Mogok – Mandalay
350 USD per pax for 1 – 2 pax

Day 01 Mandalay – Mogok

Arrival at Mandalay airport

Transfer to Mogok for 6/7 hours’ drive (around 125 miles from Mandalay)

Visit Kyauk Pyat That Pagoda, built on a huge hilly stone rock with natural cliffs around

Hiking at Daw Nang Kyi Mountain

Sightseeing at Kyat Pyin Htar Pwe to observe gems and sapphires

Overnight at Mogok Hill Hotel


Day 02 Sightseeing at Mogok

After having breakfast, observe and learn about the gem mines and the gem markets – Htar Pwe (gem cutting and polishing are included)

Proceed to Padamyar Pagoda to enjoy the spectacular sense from the hill top

Visit Mogok Sayadaw (Cave) and meditate (optional)

Visit ChanTharGyi Pagoda for the panoramic view of the sunset

Overnight at Mogok Hill Hotel


Day 03 Mogok – Mandalay

Having breakfast at hotel, drive to Barnnad village to explore over century old armory and war cemetery built during the Colonial Ages

Drive back to Mandalay

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