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Brazil is sometimes referred to as a continent within a continent. This diversity it shares its borders with 10 other countries. All this space promises a stay rich in human and cultural experiences. The mix of cultures is reflected in its music, its gastronomy, and its art of living... You will have understood, a trip to Brazil is an adventure to be lived at least once in your life.

The fauna and flora of Brazil are exceptional, because of its diversity, and its soil as it is one of the most prolific in the world for gems. From the emerald mines to the tourmaline mines of Paraibas and the exceptional aquamarines of Santa Maria, come and live an exceptional stay with us.

Available seats : 6
Price : 2600 €

Exclusive programme also possible for groups of less than or more than 6 people throughout the year. (upon request)

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Program :

Day 1 : Welcome at Belo Horizonte airport, transfer to your hotel then afternoon dedicated to the visit of the city and the mineralogy museum.

Day 2 : Full day course on gems, fundamentals, cutting optimization, heat treatments, negotiation techniques and customs law.

Day 3 : Departure to Ouro Preto where you will visit the gold mine "Do Palacio Velho", as well as the art and craft market of the city.

Day 4 : Departure in the morning for Nova Era, and its famous emerald mines. Then you will reach Ipatinga, and discover an excellent lapidary, with 25 years of experience.

Day 5 : Departure to Governador Valadares where you will visit several shops and gem traders.

Day 6 : Departure for Teofilo Otoni, nicknamed "the world capital of stones", where you will meet many local traders and lapidaries.

Day 7 : Visit the city's permanent mineral show and meet with the traders again.

Day 8 : Departure for the aquamarine mine of Garimpos de Perdas near Teofilo Otoni.

Day 9 : Departure to Belo Horizonte, night at the hotel.

Jour 10: Rest in the morning, then departure in the afternoon for Bello Horizonte airport, for your return to Europe, or extension of your stay in Brazil.

This price includes: transfers from and to Belo Horizonte airport, hotel accommodation in single room, breakfasts, ground transportationEntrance fees, entrance fees for the monuments mentioned, guides, all visits, and administration fees.

This price does not include: the international flight from your country of origin(Return flight from Paris from 500 €/person), lunches, dinners, drinks, your personal expenses and additional purchases of stones, tips and possible taxes, as well as the individual insurance. (no visa required for French nationals).

*For more information, please refer to our General Conditions.

Your Guides

Benoît Charbonneau

Trained as a jeweler and gemologist at GIA, Benoît invites you to discover his passion for gemstones. Fascinated by stones since his childhood, he never ceases to carry you away in his world of colors and unique journeys.

With more than 20 years of experience in jewelry and gemology, as a trader for the most exclusives jewelers at Place Vendôme in Paris and with artisan jewelers between Asia and France, he puts all of his trading experience and expertise at your service

Ingrid Kintgen

Gemmologist graduated from Gem-A in 2010, Ingrid invites you to discover the fascinating world of gemstones. Passionate about stones and travelling since childhood, she will take you into a world of shimmering shades, offering gemological initiations.

In association with jewelers and traders, this allows her to create exceptional jewelry with a wide choice of quality stones.

Your hotels

Because we believe that your gemology experience should be unique and unforgettable, we have personally selected each of your hotels with the utmost care.

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