Mogok is located on 1170 meters elevation, 200 km north and 6 hours uphill drive from Mandalay city within Mandalay division, people called as a Ruby land where a lot of gemstones can be found especially world best rubies are found. Mostly Shan, Burmese, and Lisu are peacefully living in a beautiful pleasant town, working in mining and trading gemstones as their main career.
Foreigners are permitted to travel only guided tour with special permission from Mandalay – Madaya – Mogok route from Mandalay. Authority is not allowed from Mandalay-Pyin Oo Lwin-Mogok route for Foreign visitors.
Mogok and surrounding village areas are very famous for gemstones, such as ruby, sapphire and many other kind of gemstone can be buy at Pate Swal Quarter. If you buy from legal trader you can bring the gemstone and jewelry to your country.
Things to see
Things to see and Attractions are Famous Kyauk Pya That, Ruby Pagoda where can see the whole town from there, Hot Spring, Beautiful King Choung Waterfall, Mogok Sayadaw Meditation Cave, View Point, Local gems polishing workshop, local night market, and bustling gem markets.
King Bridge Hotel and Resort
The resort is situated on the outskirt area of Mogok on the mountain range. The room provide spectacular mountain view with comfortable beds.
Golden Butterfly Hotel
Tel : 95-9-402534366,9-444029140
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Mogok Hill Hotel
Yamin Guest House
Yar Pyae Guest House
Badamyar Nga Mauk Guest House