Join Farmer’s Weekly on tour to Zambia

Farmer’s Weekly presents another exciting tour to Zambia, the country regarded as ‘the future bread basket of Africa’.

December 15, 2016 3:00 pm

The tour will include guided excursions to large commercial farming operations and beef, game and crop farms, as well as a unique opportunity to experience Zambian farm hospitality first hand.

This year, for the first time, the tour will include a visit to Agritech Expo Zambia 2017 in Chisamba.

Tour package includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodation at Protea Hotel Lusaka Safari Lodge in Chisamba (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).
  • Two nights’ home hosting with farmers in Kabwe region (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).
  • One night’s accommodation at Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).
  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Lusaka.
  • Guided farm visits.
  • Airport transfers in Zambia.
  • Bus transfers to and from farm visits and field trips.
  • English-speaking safari guide.
  • Bottled water on the bus.
  • Entrance to Agritech Expo Zambia 2017.
  • Travel insurance (travellers over 69 will incur an additional supplement).

Tour package EXCLUDES

  • Visas, if required
  • Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratuities

Tour programme

Day 1: Monday, 24 April 2017

  • Check-in and departure from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka.
  • Head north to Chisamba farming area to visit large commercial dairy farm and beef feedlot.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Afternoon check-in at Protea Hotel Lusaka Safari Lodge in Chisamba (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).

Day 2: Tuesday, 25 April 2017

  • Morning visit to Klein Karoo Seed Research Station, Lusaka.
  • Lunch en route.
  • Visits to private, commercial beef, tobacco and game farms.
  • Overnight at Protea Hotel Lusaka Safari Lodge in Chisamba (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).

Day 3: Wednesday 26 April 2017

  • After breakfast, depart for the Kabwe farming region to visit a potato and field crop farm.
  • Lunch and farm visit at a large, commercial game farm.
  • Overnight stay on farms in the Kabwe region (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).

Day 4: Thursday 27 April

  • Morning spent on hosts’ farms.
  • Lunch on farm.
  • Afternoon visit to beef producer in the Kabwe region.
  • Overnight stay on farms in the Kabwe region (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).

Day 5: Friday 28 April

  • Visit Agritech Expo Zambia 2017 in Chisamba.
  • Overnight at Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka (incl. dinner, bed & breakfast).

Day 6: Saturday 29 April

  • Visit to beef and arable farm.
  • Afternoon check-in and departure from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka, to OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.

Book before 31 January 2017.
Full payment required by 15 February 2017.

Enquiries & Registrations: Marianna du Plessis at africa@caxton.co.za /082 337 6127.

Flight bookings and Visa support: Yolanda Barkhuizen at corporate1@bolandtravel.net