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The Mandalay Jade Market is an experience that brings history, culture and modern Myanmar to life. Get a truly authentic experience while browsing the workshops and stalls. Watch as craftsmen cut and polish jade and gems and shoppers haggle with merchants for the best quality goods.
 

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Trading Jade in Mandalay - Half Day

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Today your tour will start at 09:00.

Set off for an incredible morning tour of Mandalay, getting away from the tourist trail and experiencing an authentic slice of Myanmar life. Travel to 86th Street for a Mandalay walking tour focused around the country’s jade and gems trade.

Explore the shops and stalls, seeing the bustling activity of the city as it comes to life. Thanks to its geographic position near the crossroads of India and China, Mandalay is a flourishing trade town and signs of this will be found at every turn.

Continue to the Mandalay jade market where locally mined white, yellow and green jade is traded. See the stones in various stages of production, from blocks of uncut stones to beautifully crafted jade jewellery. Watch as skilled craftsmen cut and polish the stones on wet saws and merchants haggle over prices.

Having built up an appetite from haggling with jade merchants, transfer to a nearby tea shop for a local lunch. Surrounded by locals, and perhaps some vendors from the jade market, enjoy sweet tea, snacks and curries before returning to the hotel.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our Services include:

  • English-speaking guide
  • Private air-conditioned car with driver
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Drinking Water
  • Entrance fee for Jade Market

Our Services do not include:

  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Any other items not mentioned
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Price is for stand-alone tour only; price will be lower when combined with other sightseeing programs on the same day.

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