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NAA 91S - 1 Day, Sugar Belt Farming and Sightseeing Excursion
As you travel across western Kenya you will see agricultural activities as peasant farmers toil to make ends meet. In other places close to the city of Kisumu large sugar farms dominate the region. This special agrotourism tour takes you to the heart of sugar plantations within easy reach of Kisumu city. You will be able to meet the management of sugar factories and the farmers as they encounter their daily farm activities in the sugarcane plantations.
This tour starts from Kisumu city in the morning from our offices at the Airport 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 - farming and harvesting.
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.
After Lunch proceed to Muhoroni Sugar Company. On the way, view 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 which 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.
End of services
- Free airport pickup from Kisumu international Airport
- Lunch Meal while on this tour
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for viewing
- Driver allowances and fees for vehicle entry and gas
- Government taxes
- Extras at the hotels i.e. drinks
- Both local and International flights
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers