THREE DAY PRE-CONGRESS TOUR

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Research, dairy farming and world famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

On this route delegates learn about the research on a satellite dairy Sahiwal herd by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization and specialized dairy and beef farm on the floor of the Rift valley. They will experience the unique Maasai Mara game reserve and the specter that is the "Great Wildebeest Migration". This tour covers approximately 700 Km from Nairobi, through the Great Rift Valley to the scenic view of the wildlife in world renowned Maasai Mara national reserve and back to Nairobi. 

The 3 days, scheduled from 21st to 23rd October 2020, will be full of adventure and learning.

A detailed overview of the 3-Day Tour will be available soon.


 The 3-Day Tour Itinerary.




DAY 1 - 21ST OCTOBER 2020



Stop Over


Route - Nairobi - Rift valley view point

Area of Interest - Great Rift valley bird eye-view; farming activities - former large scale settler farms; dormant Mt. Longonot crater.

*Place for refreshing and buying traditional artifacts.


Departure time - 06:00 am

Stop over time - 30 min

Traveling time - 1 hr Arrival - 07:30 am

 Rift-Valley View Point





Route - Rift-Valley View Point - KALRO DRI

Area of Interest -  KALRO's cutting edge research in dairy production; Sahiwal breed satellite herd and research. This is the only Sahiwal herd outside its native Pakistan.


Departure time - 08:00 am

Traveling time - 1 hr 
Stop over time - 2hrsArrival - 11:00 am
KALRO Dairy Research Institute





Route - KALRO DRI - Marula farm

Area of Interest - Large scale dairy and beef production; Organic products - honey; horticulture for local and export market.


Traveling time - 0 hrs 

Stop over time - 1 hr

Marula Farm
© Marula Farm 




L U N C H   B R E A K at Delamere - 12 : 00 pm - 01 : 00 pm 




Route - Marula farm - Narok via Mai Mahiu

Area of Interest - Maasai Museum; Maasai cultural homesteads; land use changes from pastoralism to agro-pastoralism (wheat farming); typical Maasai livestock markets.

Departure time - 01:00 pm
Traveling time - 1 hr 

Stop over time - 3 hrs

Arrival 05:30 pm
Narok Maasai Market
© Daily Nation





DAY 2 - 22ND OCTOBER 2020

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BREAKFAST - 05 : 00 AM - 06 : 30 AM  




ROUTE - Narok - Maasai Mara

Area of Interest - Large scale wheat farming; rangeland land use changes.


Departure time - 06:30 am

Traveling time - 3 hrs
Stop over time - 0 hrsArrival 11:30 am

© Daily Nation© The Standard Digital Kenya





Area of Interest -  Wildlife conservation efforts; group ranches; Ecotourism.
Maasai Mara wildlife conservancies association.
© Maasai Mara wildlife conservancies association




Area of Interest -  Maasai Mara national reserve is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa's Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa's most diverse, incredible and most spectacular Ecosystems and possibly the world's top safari big game viewing Eco-system; Great wildebeest migration-seventh wonder of the world.

* Delegates will experience the Air balloon excursions.(optional at own cost - 450 dollars). Posibility of viewing the great wildebeest migration; night out in Maasai Mara.

Maasai Mara national reserve
© Maasai Mara national reserve© arusafaris.com





L U N C H   B R E A K AT  12 : 30 PM - 01 : 30 PM 




Area of Interest - Night out; possibility of cultural event.


Departure time - 01:30 pm

Traveling time - 0 hrs
Stop over time - 2.5 hrsArrival 04:00 pm

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DAY 3 - 23RD OCTOBER 2020

Stop Over



BREAKFAST - 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM




ROUTE -  MAASAI MARA - NAROK

Area of Interest - Livelihood transition from crop agriculture into rangeland and pastoral Maasai grazing areas; group ranches; community conservancies; Maasai manyatta.

Departure time - 08:30 amTraveling time - 3.45 hrs

Arrival 12:30 pm
Narok

© Daily Nation© Informationcradle
© Enonkishu ranch - Hortinews 





Area of Interest - Livelihood transition from crop agriculture into rangeland and pastoral Maasai grazing areas; group ranches; community conservancies; Maasai manyatta.
Narok Maasai Museum
©  Narok Museum



L U N C H   B R E A K 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM





Narok - Nairobi 
 End of three day tour.






The 3-Day Tour Map.