Sri Lanka

East Africa Field Trip 2020

In 2020, an East African adventure awaits.

This field-trip will take you to Kenya and Tanzania and will allow you to experience the following:

  • Rough gem buying
  • Mine visits
  • Local life
  • Traditional Maasai culture and ruby mining
  • Visit to a gem faceting school

Gem-A are excited to team-up with the Dery family who have been working in this area for many years and have run these trips successfully with many different groups.

Trip dates: 19 – 25 July 2020

Maximum size of group: 14 guests

Cost (excluding flights): US $2750 (£2100)

Deposit to be made by end of January 2020: US $600pp (£600pp)

Flights to Tanzania and travel insurance are the responsibility of the attendee. 

To view the sample itinerary for this trip, take a look at the PDF below.

East Africa field trip Information

Please contact with your questions and with confirmation that you would like to attend and we will send you details of the bank account for payment of the deposit.

If we do not have the numbers for the trip, the deposited amount will be refunded minus bank charges. If we do have the numbers to move forward, the deposit is non-refundable.

If we have more than 14 guests interested in this trip, we will consider running a third vehicle, allowing up to 19 attendees. If this is an option, we will confirm with guests interested in February 2020.

Take a look at our blog and read about last years field trips to Sri Lanka:



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