Farmer’s Weekly Zambia Tour 2016

Farmer’s Weekly Zambia Tour 2016
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Back by popular demand! Farmer’s Weekly presents another tour to Zambia, the country said to be the ‘future bread basket of Africa’. The tour will include visits to large commercial operations, farms run by expatriates, game drives and fishing expeditions. Follow us on Twitter and FaceBook for updates: #FWzambia

Bookings are closed.

For booking enquiries contact:

Yolanda Barkhuizen
021 872 1581
[email protected]

50% Deposit due by 25 January 2016
Final Payment due by 7 March 2016

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Monday, 2 May

  • Depart from OR Tambo International, Johannesburg.
  • Arrive Lusaka. Visit an arable and beef farm close to the airport. Lunch at the farm.
  • Chisamba Safari Lodge.

Tuesday, 3 May

  • Visit Zambeef Chisamba Farms, a group principally involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, stock feed, flour and bread. It also has large cropping operations (principally maize, soya beans and wheat) on 9 000ha under irrigation and 8 000ha dryland. Some 900 head of cattle are milked.
  • Lunch followed by an afternoon visit to a large commercial farmer (grain, pigs, beef, Appaloosa stud).
  • Chisamba Safari Lodge.

Wednesday, 4 May

  • Visit Zambezi Ranching and Cropping, a 29 000ha operation developed over the past 12 years (beef, grain, poultry, tobacco).
  • Lunch, then visit to a commercial farmer (grain, game, tobacco, beef).
  • Chisamba Safari Lodge.

Thursday, 5 May

  • Visit Chiawa Estates, a large crop farming operation run by Zambeef.
  • Check into Kiambi lodge.
  • Afternoon sundowner/game viewing cruise on the Zambezi River or a chance to throw in a line and catch a tiger fish.

Friday, 6 May

  • Visit a banana farm on the banks of the Zambezi River which supplies the local market.
  • Afternoon game-viewing boat cruise or fishing.
  • Kiambi Lodge.

Saturday, 7 May

  • Fly back to Johannesburg.

Total cost per person sharing: R38 705
Total cost per person single: R45 955
As your package is partly in US dollars, all prices are subject to exchange rate fluctuations and are subject to change without prior notice. The exchange rate on the date of final payment will be used as the basis of the cost of your tour package.


  • Return flights from OR Tambo International
  • Three nights accommodation at Protea Chisamba Safari Lodge
  • Two nights at Kiambi Lodge in Lower Zambezi
  • All meals included
  • Farm visits
  • Two nights game drives or fishing trips
  • Bus transfers to and from farms
  • English-speaking guide
  • Travel insurance


  • Domestic (connecting) flights to and from OR Tambo International
  • Visas required if not SA citizen
  • Drinks and laundry
  • Gratuities for bus driver (optional)
  • Items of a personal nature

Zambia is a malaria area so we recommended taking prophylactics

Terms and conditions

  • Prices subject to availability at time of reservation.
  • Payment subject to currency fluctuation.
  • All reservations are subject to our standard terms and conditions.
  • Boland Travel and Farmer’s Weekly only act as an agent between the passenger and the airline/tour operator. As such, we cannot be held liable for loss, damage, accident, delay or inconvenience caused by the principle concerned.
  • Minimum of 15 paying passengers required for tour to go ahead.
  • Changes to confirmed reservations will incur an administration fee.
  • Deposits are non-refundable.
  • The tour cost is non-refundable if cancelled by the passenger after 7 March 2016.
  • Boland Travel and Farmer’s Weekly reserve the right to cancel or amend the tour itinerary should they feel it’s in the best interest of the passengers.