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.

Group 1 – Tour Programme

Price per adult sharing: R43 118   |   Price per adult single: R47 877

Monday 24 April: 

04:30: Group 1 meets at Terminal B, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, for check in.
06:35: Flight departure to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka.
08:30: Arrive in Lusaka.
09:00: Transfer to Zambeef farm to visit the feedlot
and feedmill.
13:00 – 14:00: Lunch at Zambeef farm.
14:00 – 16:00: Visit to Zambeef Dairy farm.
Dinner and overnight stay at Chisamba Safari Lodge.

Tuesday 25 April

06:00 – 08:00: Breakfast at Chisamba Safari Lodge.
08:00: Visit Klein Karoo Seed research station.
13:00 – 14:00: Lunch at Klein Karoo Seed.
14:00 – 16:00: Afternoon visit to game, arable, tobacco and beef livestock farms.
Dinner and overnight stay at Chisamba Safari Lodge.
Wednesday 26 April
06:00 – 07:00: Breakfast at Chisamba Safari Lodge.
07:00 – 07:30: Group checks out.
07:30: Transfer to Kabwe for morning visit at a large crop and game farm. Wildlife includes buffalo and sable.
13:00 – 14:00: Lunch on farm.
14:00: Afternoon visit to potato farm.
Dinner and overnight stay on Kabwe farms.

Thursday 27 April

06:00 – 07:00: Breakfast.
07:30: Bus departure for morning with farmers (hosts).
13:00 – 14:00: Group meets for lunch.
14:00 – 16:30: Continue farm visits – seed maize, soya and boran beef farms.
Dinner and overnight stay on Kabwe farms.

Friday 28 April

06:00 – 07:00: Early breakfast.
07:00: Group checks out.
07:15: Bus departs to Chisamba for a full day visit to the AGRITECH EXPO (lunch for own account).
16:30: Departure to the Protea Towers Hotel, Lusaka.
Dinner and overnight stay at the Protea Towers Hotel
and meet up with Group 2.

Saturday 29 April

07:00 – 10:00: Breakfast for Groups 1 & 2.
10:15: Groups 1 & 2 check out and transfer to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka.
11:00: Groups check in.
13:05: Flight departure to OR Tambo International
Airport, Johannesburg.
15:05: Arrive in Johannesburg.

Group 2 – Tour Programme

Price per adult sharing: R33 584   |   Price per adult single: R38 179

Wednesday 26 April   

04:30: Group 2 meets at Terminal B, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, for check in.
06:37: Flight departure to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka.
08:30: Arrive in Lusaka.
09:00: Transfer to Lilayi Farm.
13:00 – 14:00: Lunch and afternoon visit to Lilayi farm – livestock and vegetables production.
Dinner and overnight stay at Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka.

Thursday 27 April

06:00 – 07:30: Breakfast with farmers (hosts).
07:45: Depart to visit livestock farms, including pig and fish farming operations.
13:00 – 14:00: Lunch and continue farm visits.
Dinner and overnight stay at Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka.

Friday 28 April

06:00 – 07:00: Breakfast and group check out.
07:30: Transfer to Chisamba for full day visit to the AGRITECH EXPO (lunch own account).
16:30: Departure to the Protea Towers Hotel, Lusaka.
Dinner and overnight stay at the Protea Towers Hotel
and meet up with Group 1.

Saturday 29 April

07:00 – 10:00: Breakfast for Groups 1 & 2.
10:15: Groups 1 & 2 check out and transfer to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Lusaka.
11:00: Groups check in.
13:05: Flight departure to OR Tambo International
Airport, Johannesburg.
15:05: Arrive in Johannesburg.

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

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