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As you travel in the land of East Africa you will see agricultural activities all over the place. From the coffee fields of Uganda and Kenya to the sugar belts of Western Kenya and the banana fields in Uganda, the cashew nuts and palm trees at the coasts of Kenya and Tanzania to the flower and tea farms in Naivasha and Kericho in Kenya. The dairy farms in Limuru, the Masai cattle in Masai land, the long horned Ankole cattle in Uganda, the camels and goats in the northern Kenya, the fish farms in central Kenya and the local traditional cattle in the Luo land add a lot to the Agro industry in East Africa.

VSS 3312 - Lake Victoria Agro Tourism Special - 4 Days

Itinerary
Farming
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Day 1 Kisumu City Tour
Arrive into Kisumu from Nairobi in the morning by Flight or by road . Check into Imperial Hotel and have a tour briefing from our tour guide. The day is spent by being taken to a Kisumu tour excursion. Lunch and Dinner at Imperial Hotel.

Day 2 Kisumu - Chemelil - Ahero
After breakfast visit the sugar belts of Miwani, Chemelil and Muhoroni where you will be taken to various sugar factories in the area and the local out growers companies within the sugar belt. Tour the Lake Basin Fish Farm in Miwani. Lunch at Chemelil company members club. After lunch visit the Rice irrigation scheme at Ahero on your way back to Kisumu. Meet the local farmers and tour the rice fields and the Rice Milling Factory. Dinner at Imperial Hotel.

Day 3 Kisumu - Maseno - Dominion Farm
After breakfast, you will be driven to Maseno where you will tour the Agricultural Research centre. Here you will tour the Dairy farm, the crop research centre, the Bull rearing and artificial insemination centre. Tour the Agro forestry research centre before proceeding to the Dominion Farm in Siaya. visit a homestead of a local Peasant farmer in Siaya rearing local cattle, see Oxen plough in action as you proceed for lunch at Siaya Mwalimu Hotel. After Lunch, tour the Dominion farm, chat with the farm management and workers. Visit the local peasant farmers and a local Dairy Farm. Drive back to Kisumu via Bondo Kisumu Road, on the way Tour the Apoda Farm at Bar Opuk in Bondo. Dinner at Imperial Hotel.

Day 4 Kisumu - Kisii
After breakfast, check out and be driven to Kisii Coffee, Tea and Banana plantations where you will meet the farmers and visit the Local tea processing factory and Dairy farm. Lunch is taken at Kisii Hotel. After Lunch on the way back to Kisumu city, tour the Kasipul Kabondo pineapple farms, organic grown sweet potato farms and the Maize farms. You will arrive in Kisumu city early enough for the evening flight to Nairobi.

Cost

Please request for the safari cost by filling in your details after clicking on the Reservations Button below. The price depends on season of travel, class of accommodation and the size of the group.

Includes:
- Free airport pickup
- Full board accommodation on safari/including home stays
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Government taxes

Excludes:
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Both local and International flights
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers
- Local charges and participatory fees

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VSS 3316 - - Sugar Belt Excursion - Full Day

Itinerary
This tour takes you to the heart of sugar plantations within reach from Kisumu city. You will be able to meet the management of sugar factories and the farmers as they encounter their daily activities in the sugarcane plantations.

This tour starts at Kisumu city in the morning then proceed to Miwani sugar company (this is the first white sugar producing company in Kenya). You will be able to see the old ancient technology still in use though aged and dilapidated but still in production. You will then meet the local farmers who will tell you stories about sugarcane production.

The journey proceeds into Chemelil Sugar Company complex where you will meet the management before having a walk into the modern sugar factory to see the whole process of sugar production. you will visit the Chemelil Academy, the local primary school, the workers estates before having Lunch at the famous Chemelil members club.

Sugar Belt Sugar Cane

After Lunch proceed to Muhoroni Sugar Company. On the way see the vast sugar plantations and the Nandi Hills. On reaching the Muhoroni Sugar Company, tour the factory then meet the farm workers in the fields. Adjacent to the sugar factory, visit the famous Agro Chemical Food Co. Factory is famous in the production of power alcohol, yeast, spirits and other by-products from Molasses. (Molasses is a by-product from refined sugar production).

End your tour by returning to Kisumu city Via Nairobi-Kisumu road, pass through Ahero back to Kisumu city.

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VSS 3318 - - Lake Victoria Rural Agritourism Special

This tour will basically take you to the Peasant farmers whose livelihood depends on farming around Lake Victoria. These include Crop, Dairy, Fishing and animal farming.

Itinerary

Day 1 Kisumu - Seme location
You will be met at your destination at Kisumu and be taken to a farm on the bank of Lake Victoria in Seme location. Tour the farm before and see Oxen plough in action before Having Lunch in the homestead. In the afternoon visit a dairy farm and see the local Dairy farm with Grade cows Zero grazing. Proceed to Dinner and an overnight stay at Kisumu Hotel.

Day 2 Kisumu - Gem Location
Leave Kisumu in the morning after breakfast for Yala in Gem Location. Visit James Rading's home in Nyamninia and see how a widowed mother handles her daily farming activities which include Local chicken farming, Local cattle farming, crop farming and Fish farming. See the Banana Plantation and an upcoming Tree Plantation. Lunch in the homestead. In the afternoon, visit the millennium Farming projects within the region before returning back to Kisumu. Proceed to Dinner and an overnight stay at Kisumu Hotel.

Day 3 Kisumu - Alego Siaya
Leave Kisumu in the morning after breakfast for Ulafu in East Alego Location. Visit Gilbert Adongo's home and see the Oxen Plough in action on the local peasant Farm. Visit the other homesteads and see how the other women groups tend their farms. Chicken farming in the homesteads is quite admirable. Lunch is taken at the homestead. In the afternoon, visit the Dominion Farm in Yala swamp and see the Farming activities within the swamp. Return to Kisumu for Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 Kisumu - Asembo Kamito
Leave Kisumu in the morning after breakfast for Asembo Bay. Visit the home of a Local peasant and see the irrigation farming of vegetables along Lake Victoria. Goat farming and cattle rearing in Asembo Kamito are the main occupation of the peasant farmers. Lunch is taken at the homestead. In the afternoon, visit Luanda Kotieno and see the Farming activities by the Lake shore. if time allows, take a ferry across the gulf to Mbita. Proceed to Dinner and an overnight at Lake Victoria safari village.

Day 5 Mbita - Kendu Bay-Kisumu
After breakfast, visit ICIPE before proceeding to Homa Bay then to Kendu bay. On the way visit the homestead of Mzee Mwalimu Kabasa in Pala - Kendu bay and see the farming activities in and around the homestead. See the ground nut farming ,Goats and cattle farming. Lunch at the homestead. In the afternoon, proceed to Kisumu, passing through the Rice scheme at Ahero, visiting the Rice farms, the rice milling factory before reaching Kisumu.

Please request for the safari cost by filling in your details after clicking on the Reservations Button below. The price depends on season of travel, class of accommodation and the size of the group.

Includes:
- Free airport pickup
- Ferry charges
- Full board accommodation on safari/including home stays
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Government taxes

Excludes:
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers
- Local charges and participatory fees

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