Farmer’s Weekly tour to Zambia 2017

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

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

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.

 

Enquiries about more tours and events

Marianna du Plessis
063 076 9135 /[email protected].

 

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