3-Day Pre-Congress Tour - Global Livestock Research, dairy farming and Amboseli National Park.

On this route delegates will learn about ILRI work on global livestock research; walk through ILRI campus - Mazingira Centre research on Livestock GHG emissions research; land use change dynamics; environmental impact of livestock production; BioSciences Eastern and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI Hub) - biotechnology research; Technological advancements - drone mapping. They will also experience the Amboseli National Park "Home of the African Elephant", the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture. This tour covers approximately 500 Km from and back to Nairobi.

The price of the tour will cover the costs of accommodation, transportation, entry fees into parks and museums, an information booklet and meals (breakfast and lunches). Please note that delegates will be required to cater for their evening meals (dinner).  The 3 day tour 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.


Amboseli 3 Day Tour Itinerary


DAY 1 - Wednesday, October 21

  • Departure time - 8.00 am           
  • Stop-over time – 3.0 hours           
  • Travelling time – 4.0 hours         
  • Arrival - 4.00 pm

Kitengela - Rangelands invasion by urban developments;  

Isinya  - Lairumpe farm - Livestock breed imrovement - Zebu using Sahiwal

Kajiado town - Improved private ranch - Mr. Osoi; invasive plant species

Lunch break in Kajiado town

Delegates will head to Amboseli National Park after lunch.

Delegates to spend the night at Kibo Safari Camp.

There are scheduled day & night game drives, sun-downers and bush breakfast



DAY 2 - Thursday, October 22

  • Early morning drive (Optional) – 4.00 am           
  • Breakfast – 9.00 am           
  • Tour drive – 5.0 hours         
  • Back to hotel -  5.00 pm

Amboseli National Park - Whole day experience of the kenya wildlife and tourism experience including bush dinners; Maasai lecture or dances; wildlife movies; birding safaris; nature trek; camel rides.

Delegates to spend the night at Kibo Safari Camp.



DAY 3 - Friday, October 23

  • Departure time - 8.00 am           
  • Stop-over time – 3.0 hours           
  • Travelling time – 4.0 hours         
  • Arrival - 5.00 pm

Sultan Hamud  - Mixed farming - Crop livestock interactions.

Lunch break  

ILRI Kapiti ranch - Focus on livestock and environmental research.

ILRI KAPITI RANCH - NAIROBI  - End of 3 day pre-congress Amboseli tour


3 Day Tour Map