Travel information

Agritech Expo Zambia has found its home at the Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) farm in the Chisamba region of Zambia. Chisamba is a small town in the Central Province of Zambia.

Location

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BY CAR

From Lusaka – Head North on the T2 (Great North Road) for approximately 60km, once you pass Fringilla Lodge on your right and Zambeef on your left continue for approximately 2km to GART Research Centre which will be on your left.

From Mumbwa – Get onto the M20 road heading East, drive for approximately 140km until you reach the T2 (Great North Road), turn right onto the T2 heading South and drive for approximately 4km and GART Research Centre will be on your right.

From Kabwe – Head South on the T2 (Great North Road), drive approximately 90km South towards Lusaka, GART will be on your right.

BY BUS

If you are a small-scale or emerging commercial farmer, contact your local ZNFU regional office to secure your bus ticket to Agritech Expo Zambia. Tel +260 211 252 649 / 255769 / 255769 / 257958 / 254431

BY PLANE

Pilots are able to land their planes on an airstrip 1km from Agritech Expo Zambia. A shuttle will be available between the airstrip and the expo. For landing queries please contact Andrew Woodley via email: farmpride.zambia@gmail.com


Agro-ecological regions in Zambia


Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) is an autonomous and self-sustaining Public Private Partnership. Formed in 1993 in a joint venture by the Government of Zambia and the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) Golden Valley Research Farm is a total exceeding 1300 hectares. Agritech Expo will be sited on prime agriculture land. The site is situated along the Great North Road, approximately 50km from Lusaka CBD.

Visas & Immigration:

Zambia’s Embassies/Visas: Visa regulations change often for visitors to Zambia, so check with your local Zambian Embassy for the latest.

You may be asked to show you have sufficient funds to support your stay. 
Passports must be valid for at least six months after your intended departure date.

The Zambian Government have decided that they will no longer be offering a visa waiver for those pre-booking safaris in Zambia and that travellers will have to pay for their visas either before or on arrival in Zambia.

Zambian Tourist Board: Tel: +260 211 229087/90; 
E-mail: zntb@zambiatourism.org.zm
Web Site: www.zambiatourism.com

 

Accommodation

FRINGILLA LODGE

Arrive as a Guest and leave as a friend!

Conveniently yet remotely situated approx 50km’s from Lusaka along “the Great North Rd”, situated on a working farm in Chisamba, about 45 minutes from Lusaka is an ideal venue to suit all needs - a weekend getaway, conferences, private functions or just a days outing from Lusaka with the family.

The accommodation consists of double or twin bedded rooms and family suites. These are all surrounded by mature and well-kept gardens. The shady camping area offers clean ablutions, hot and cold showers, power points and cooking areas. The restaurant is well known for its generous buffets, braais and a-la-carte menu, all meals being prepared with locally produced meat and farm grown vegetables. There is always something to do at Fringilla. Guests can relax in the beautiful gardens, take a walk and do some birding, visit some farm animals or just browse in the gift shop. 

Early bookings are Highly recommended! For all your accommodations request, please contact:

Mobile: 260 972 182354 and +260 968 626896.

Email: fringillalodge@gmail.com

Please quote AGRITECH ZAMBIA 2018 when making the booking.

PROTEA HOTEL LUSAKA

Protea Hotels

Accommodations for the 2018 edition has been negotiated with the Protea Hotels Zambia. 
To view the rates, please click here ( can we create a link and insert the attached rates ?) – Thanks.
Please feel free to make your reservations and queries directly with the Protea Hotel Central reservation Office. 

Kamba Matoba Lungu
Central Reservations Manager
Protea Hotels by Marriott® 

T: +260 211 254 605 | F:  +260 211 252 384| M:  +260 964 901 056|M:  +260 971 038 550
E: reservations@proteahotels.co.zm 
W: proteahotels.com
in order for the quoted rates to apply, please quote the code: AGRI2018.

Car rental:

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Early booking is strongly suggested as flights, car hire and accommodations are generally in heavy demand during the event’s period. The special rates are available only when a booking is made directly with Voyagers and subjected to availability.


Conditions will apply. Enquiries can be made immediately by contacting the following offices respectively:
Car hire: rentals@voyagerszambia.com


Flights: corporatetravel@voyagerszambia.com
Website: www.voyagerszambia.com