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, in particular within the very famous JTC (Jewelry 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.
This program is for groups of 6 people maximum. (Stay possible all year round). Exclusive programme also possible for groups of less than or more than 6 people throughout the year, extension to Sri-Lanka also possible from Thailand. (upon request)
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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 (Jewelry 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 gemological 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 dedicated 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.
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
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.
Because we believe that your gemology experience should be unique and unforgettable, we have personally selected each of your hotels with the utmost care.