Become a gem hunter on the roads of Thailand!

Thailand has always been famous for its richness of precious and fine stones. Its capital Bangkok is a very important center of trade, which is carried out in the district of Silom, and in particular within the very famous JTC (Jewelery Trade Center), the second important center of trade closer to the mines, is located at 4H in the south of Bangkok, at the border of Cambodia, in the town of Chantabhuri.

DISCOVERY Gems, proposes to you, an exceptional stay, in this country to discover the most exceptional stones present in this country, through these 2 places impossible to circumvent of the gems.

Available seats: 6
Price: 2200 €.

This program is for groups of 6 people maximum. (Stay possible all year round). A la carte program possible for groups of less or more than 6 people, also possible (on request).

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Program :

Day 1: Welcome at Bangkok airport, then installation in your hotel located in the lively district of Silom, free afternoon.

Day 2: Full day course on gems, fundamentals, negotiation, and customs law.

Day 3: Free morning, then departure for the JTC (Jewelery Trade Center), in the Silom district, in Bangkok.

Day 4: Visit of several dealers near the JTC, and within the JTC, then possibility to buy gemmological material near the hotel.

Day 5: Departure for Chanthaburi, arrival in the early afternoon and installation in your hotel.

Day 6: Day of trading in Chanthaburi city, a major trading place in Thailand.

Day 7: Day devoted to trading, in the city center, then visit a mine, followed by a visit to the gem museum of the city.

Day 8: Transfer to Bangkok airport to fly to Europe or Sri-Lanka.

This price includes, transfers from and to Bangkok airport, hotel accommodation in single room, breakfasts, ground transportation, entrance fees for the monuments mentioned, guides, all visits, and file fees, no visa required for entry into Thailand for French nationals.

This price does not include: the international flight from your country of origin(Return flight from Paris from 450 €/person), lunches, dinners, drinks, your personal expenses and additional purchases of stones, tips and possible taxes, as well as individual insurance.

For more information, please refer to our General Conditions.

The guides

Benoît Charbonneau

Trained as a jeweler and Gemmologist at the GIA, Benoît invites you to discover his passion for gems. Fascinated since always by the stones, he does not cease to carry you in his world made of colors and travels.

With 20 years of experience in jewellery and gemology, as a trader for the Place Vendôme and with artisan jewellers between Asia and France, he puts all his trading experience and expertise at your service.

Ingrid Kintgen

Gemmologist graduated from the Gem-A since 2010, Ingrid invites you to discover the fascinating world of gems. Passionate since her childhood about stones and travels, she will take you into a world of colors and sparkles, offering initiations to gemology.

Associated with jewellers and traders, which allows her to create extraordinary jewels 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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