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Petit Futé

spinel bleue
Blue spinel


mint tourmaline
Mint tourmaline

peridot mogok 125 carats
Mogok Peridot
125 carats

Tour in Mogok with GEM-A graduated guide - Myanmar - Burma

mogok depuis l'hotel golden butterfly
(Mogok valley from the Golden Butterfly hotel)

Breaking News ( 9 october 2018): Mogok is again open.

We will keep you posted soon with our new date of tour in Mogok with FGA gemologist.
This is a great news that Mogok is again open soon for tourist.
Feel free to contact us if you are already a group of people (4-6 the best) and if you want to go to Mogok, or if you have any specific date, we will try to regroup people interested by Mogok.

Group tour to Mogok

We are starting again our tour group (small group) to Mogok. Mogok is a mythic destination, beautiful but rather expensive (and a little difficult to go, now you need two special permits).

Mogok has been closed more than 10 years, most or all guides have no gems knowledge and experience of Mogok.

In order to offer you the same level of services and quality we offer to gem schools, labs, gems professionals, we are now offering small tour with GEM-A graduated French and English guide.

Tour departure date

Tour departure dates

We are regrouping a small number of people interested in gems and Mogok, who want to discover the site with guide who knows Mogok history ang gems.

This excursion to Mogok can be a "stand alone "program or included in a more complete journey (before or after Mogok), organized by yourself or Ananda.

Departure from Mandalay End of program at Mandalay
2-02-2019 5-02-2019 evening
Group & departure confirmed

Sold out - fully booked
30-03-2019 3-April-2019 morning after jade market

9-October-2019 morning after jade market


12-November-2019 morning after jade market


26-November-2019 morning after jade market


18-December-2019 morning after jade market


3rd February 2020 morning after jade market
Group is confirmed.
One seat available


19-February-2020 morning after jade market

:              870 USD per person (twin sharing room)     

Expats and Myanmar residents. Contact us. You benefit of special price and conditions to go to Mogok. Only for Bona Fide Expats and Myanmar Residents.           

Budget includes:

  • Special permit to go to Mogok.
  • French (native), English guide - GEM-A (FGA London) graduated
  • Mogok local guide.
  • Trip in Toyate Hiace Mandalay Mogok Mandalay, all cost included
  • Diner and lunch every day except last diner in Mandalay.
  • Mogok visit with small vehicule - Toyota Hiace.
  • Visit of primary and secondary mine.
  • Minimum 4 gems market, including Mogok and KyapIn.
  • Jade Market, entrance fees - day 5 morning.
  • 3 stars hotels  
      •  Kingbridge in Mogok, chambre twin, breakfast and taxes included
      • Thrithisar in Mandalay, chambre twin, breakfast and taxes included (night is included only for the night back to Mandalay)

Budget does not include :

  • International flight,
  • Visa,
  • Privates expenses and drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport transfert in Mandalay
  • Mandalay visit (except Jade Market day 5)
  • Hotel night in Mandalay the day before departure from Mandalay.
  • Single use bedroom (price is for twin room)

How to book ?

Just send us an email with your name and which departure you want to join (if you are 6 people or more you can propose your own departure date).We will send you a proforma invoice with all details and a confirmation.
(down payment 25% by credit card or bank transfert to our account in Singapore).

Email :

Propose us your own date of journey

If you already have a group (6 person min), you could also propose us to organize the excursion to Mogok at the date the most suitable for you.
Contact us by email and we will check if it is possible or not.

For a special private group, we can modify the hotels in Mandalay and Mogok.

new road mogok december 2012
( New Mogok road I was testing in December 2012. Weather is nice but really cold in winter and the valley is often in the myst)

French Gemology association One of the journey in Mogok of the French Gemological Association (AFG)

spinel rose

gia taiwan at mogok
GIA Alumni from Taiwan
Yadanashin mine in Mogok

Additional photographs of Mogok
: Here

saphire à mogok
(Mogok sapphire)


  • Day 1 : Departure in the morning from Mandalay by the old road along the Ayerwaddy River. We will stop at Matay village (white marble mine + rubis in secondary deposit). The place is very photogenic, very nice. We will continue to Mogok. Total driving time is around 6-7 hours. Depending of the arrival time, we may have time to visit Kyauk Phya tha. Night at the Kngbridge hotel 3****.

  • Day 2 : Morning visit of Mogok. We will start by the Lissu gem markeint, then mine visite (primary or secondary, visite of the Marble Arch area with primary mines. Afternoon in downtwon mogok, until 16h we will visit the big central gems market of Mogok. After the market, view point or mine visit. Night at the Kngbridge hotel 3****.

  • Day 3 : Kyapion and West Mogok visit all the day, visit of the amazing place of Baw Loon Gyi, gems market of Kyapin (morning and afternoon), Daw Nang Gyi pagoda. Night at the Kngbridge hotel 3****.

  • Day 4 : You will go to Mogok monastery to see the golden bouddha image , we still have time to make a visit of a morning market, then we will drive to Mandalay either by Pyin Oo Lwin road or old road (depending of security permit). Night at l Thirithisar 3*** hotel.

  • Day 5 : Jade Market in Mandalay early morning. Back to the hotel around 10 Am. End of Ananda travels services..

Our references:

We are the travel agency with the longest experience in Mogok. I have been going to Mogok since years 2000 and I got my Gem-A gem diploma In Myanmar.

Some references:

- l'Association Française de Gemmologie,
- M Vincent Pardieu, GIA Bangok
- Montreal gem school,
- Almuni of GIA Taipei, Singapore, Malaysia
- Various Lab and professionals or gem dealers.
divers professionels et laboratoires,
- Active member of GIA....

You do not go to Moogk only to see the site, but to visit gem market, mines and understand the place.

Spinel Mine- Mogok

golden buddha image with gems Mogok

Plain gold statue with precious stone at Mogok monastery (there is a second statue made of plain silver...)

gems sorting at a mine in Mogok

Stones sorting in a rubis mine

marches aux pierres mogok

The biggest stones gems market in Mogok (Central mogok) A Must to see in Mogok (there are various stone
market in Mogok, all very interesting) .

mogok mine inside

Stones sorting in a rubis mine