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Gem Selection

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Myanmar is famous for its precious stones such as Ruby, Jade and Sapphires etc. Semi & precious gems are one of the top selling items in the souvenir shops. There are over thousands of souvenir shops around the country.

But for commercial scale, there are 2 Auction every year where Gems traders all over the world come to buy in big volume. The dates are around 15th to 23rd of March yearly.

For those that are interested should contact to corresponding conciliate or Embassy at respective country for detail formalities ( OR ) you can fax the further enquiries to

Attn : Managing Director

Myanmar Gems Enterprise,

P.O Box 1397

No. 66, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yangon , Myanmar

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We will also be happy to help you in applying for you in case if you find difficulties contacting directly to them. So for detail facts you can send to us to our e-mail address. Moreover, after the auctions been held, if you should require transfer, accommodation or further extended tour in Myanmar, we will be most happy to arrange at reasonable and tempting cost that you would never imagine before.

(The Land of Jade)

Hpakant, the famous jade producing zone is situated 159 km (7 hrs drive) north west of Myitkyina. The surrounding areas are totally covered by mountains and the population is about 100,000.

Summer is only 3 months from the mid of February to the end of April. Rainy season is from May to September and winter is from October to February.

There are two routes to Hpakant from Myitkyina, Karmine route and Hway Khar route. Hway Khar route is only for the summer time. Landscape attraction is very nice but the road is heavily pothole and bumpy. It is not recommended to travel to Hpakant during the monsoon May to September as heavy floods are usual. By using the Hway Khar route to Hpakant, across the huge Indaw Gyi Lake where the rare birds dwelling. The Lake is bigger than the Inle Lake and the scenery is enchanting.

In Hpakant, there are several types of jade mines such as the mountain cut type, river closed type and man-made type. Gold processing works can be found along the Uru River.

All the business depends on the jade market. Majorities are jade mine workers. All the foodstuff and goods are carried from Mandalay.

Various kinds of tribe come and work in Hpakant as jade miners or dealers. Kachin, Mine Tar and Shan tribes can be found there.

 

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Overview

Myitkyina - Indawgyi - Hpakant - Myitkyina (4 Days / 3 Nights)

DAY 01: Mandalay - Myitkyina
DAY 02: Indawgyi - Hpakant
DAY 03: Hpakant - Myitkyina
DAY 04: Myitkyina - Mandalay

Myitkyina - Indawgyi - Hpakant - Myitkyina (5 Days / 4 Nights)

DAY 01: Mandalay - Myitkyina
DAY 02: Indawgyi - Hpakant
DAY 03: Hpakant
DAY 04: Hpakant - Myitkyina
DAY 05: Myitkyina - Mandalay

Detail Itinerary

Myitkyina - Indawgyi - Hpakant - Myitkyina

4 Days / 3 Nights

Day 01 Mandalay - Myitkyina
myitkyina-01Fly from Mandalay to Myitkyina by domestic flight. Arrive Myitkyina and check-in at Hotel. Sightseeing around Myitkyina area. Lunch at River View Restaurant. Drive to Myitsone and visit the water confluence of Maykha and Malikha. River cruising along the Maykha. Drive back to Hotel, dinner and overnight.
 
Day 02 Indawgyi - Hpakant

Early morning, drive to Indawgyi Lake and breakfast at Moe Kaung. Study the Kachin village along the way. Arrive Indawgyi Lake and boat cruising across the lake visit to Shwe Myitzu Pagoda in the middle of the lake and Bird watching. Lunch at Nyaung Pin (Pyi Kyaw Restaurant) village. Continue the trip to Hpakant. Arrive Hpakant and check-in at Hotel, Dinner and overnight.

Day 03 Hpakant - Myitkyina

myitkyina-02After Breakfast, visit around Hpakant, the town and market. Study jade mine (river type, open pit type, mountain cut type). Check-out Hotel and drive back to Myitkyina. Lunch at Nant Yar village (Sawadee Kup Restaurant). Proceed to Myitkyina. Arrive Myitkyina and check-in at Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
 
Day 04 Myitkyina - Mandalay

After Breakfast, check-out from Hotel and shopping in Myitkyina. Check-in Myitkyina Airport and fly back to Mandalay. Arrive Mandalay in the afternoon. End of Service.

Quotation: 4 Day Tour “myitkyina - indawgyi - hpakant”

Meals Basis: Full Board Tour Prices are in US$ Per Person and From / To Mandalay

PAX RANGE (1) (2) (3 - 5) (6 - 9) (10 - 14) (15 - 19) (20 & Up) Exsgl
STANDARD HOTEL - - - - - - - -

Price includes: Transfers, Tours and Sightseeings, Accommodation on Full Board (FB), Carfare, Domestic Airfare (Mandalay - Myitkyina - Mandalay), Tour Escort Fees, All Entrance & Zone Fees.

Price not includes: International Airport Tax ( US$), Drinks and Beverages, Expenditure of personal matter and Tips.

NOTE - The above rates are effective from (-) to (-).

  • Although the road condition is convenient for all weather, the best time to pay a visit is october to april.
  • Please confirm the trip at least ( 30 ) days ahead.
  • Only Myanmar Airways (UB) is available for this trip.
  • The flight departs on Sunday, Monday, & Friday.

Myitkyina - Indawgyi - Hpakant - Myitkyina

5 Days / 4 Nights

Day 01 Mandalay - Myitkyina

Fly from Mandalay to Myitkyina by domestic flight. Arrive Myitkyina and check-in at Hotel. Sightseeing around Myitkyina area. Lunch at River View Restaurant. Drive to Myitsone and visit the water confluence of Maykha and Malikha. River cruising along the Maykha. Drive back to Hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 02 Indawgyi - Hpakant

Early morning, drive to Indawgyi Lake and breakfast at Moe Kaung. Study the Kachin village along the way. Arrive Indawgyi Lake and boat cruising across the lake visit to Shwe Myitzu Pagoda in the middle of the lake and Bird watching. Lunch at Nyaung Pin (Pyi Kyaw Restaurant) village. Continue the trip to Hpakant. Arrive Hpakant and check-in at Hotel, Dinner and overnight.

Day 03 Hpakant

After Breakfast, visit around Hpakant, the town and market. Study jade mine (river type, open pit type, mountain cut type). Boat cruising along the U Ru River and study the river side gold panning. Lunch at Chit Ma Restaurant. Sightseeing at Maw Maung Hlyan jade mine and the village. In the evening have a fascinating view from Kyauk Thway Taung Pagoda. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 Hpakant - Myitkyina

After Breakfast, visit around Hpakant, the town and market. Study jade mine (river type, open pit type, mountain cut type). Checkout Hotel and drive back to Myitkyina. Lunch at Nant Yar village (Sawadee Kup Restaurant). Proceed to Myitkyina. Arrive Myitkyina and check-in at Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 05 Myitkyina - Mandalay

After Breakfast, checkout from Hotel and shopping in Myitkyina. Check-in Myitkyina Airport and fly back to Mandalay. Arrive Mandalay in the afternoon. End of Service.

Service

Quotation: 5 Day Tour “myitkyina - indawgyi - hpakant”

Meals Basis: Full Board Tour Prices are in US$ Per Person and From / To Mandalay

PAX RANGE (1) (2) (3 - 5) (6 - 9) (10 - 14) (15 - 19) (20 & Up) Exsgl
STANDARD HOTEL - - - - - - - -

Price includes: Transfers, Tours and Sightseeings, Accommodation on Full Board (FB), Carfare, Domestic Airfare (Mandalay - Myitkyina - Mandalay), Tour Escort Fees, All Entrance & Zone Fees.

Price not includes: International Airport Tax ( US$), Drinks and Beverages, Expenditure of personal matter and Tips.

Price not includes: International Airport Tax ( US$), Drinks and Beverages, Expenditure of personal matter and Tips.


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