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How It's Made - Silk Farm Tour

How It's Made - Silk Farm Tour

Duration:12 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks, 1 ticket and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I studied finance at university but decided to follow my passion in travel and sustainable living. I enjoy touring Kenya and the world in search of unique experiences that promote a sustainable lifestyle including eco-friendly fashion. I document my experiences through my travel blog.
Murugi
Murugi
Murugi
Murugi

What we’ll do

Have you ever been to a silk farm? Well, if you wear clothes then this is the perfect experience for you! We'll take you on a behind the scenes tour to see just how it's made. You’ll get unique insight into the different stages involved in the production of this luxurious fabric. From the growing of the castor plant to the breeding of the silkworms, spinning mills, weaving and finally the dyeing…

What else you should know

1. Carry a hat, a pair of sunglasses, a sweater (in case it gets chilly), a camera (your phone will also do) 2. Wear some comfortable (closed) shoes and clothing

What I’ll provide

Food
Sandwich, fruit Feel free to share your preference and I will do my best to accommodate!
Drinks
500 ml water Feel free to bring any extra drinks with you
Tickets
Silk farm entrance fee
Transportation
Transport We will pick you up from the City Walk at the Hilton Hotel and head up to the silk farm in Makueni

What to bring

Hat
Sunglasses
Comfortable walking shoes
Comfortable clothing

Where you'll be

W'll whisk you off to the Kenyan countryside where you’ll get to admire our country’s beautiful landscapes and enjoy the dramatic terrain on the lofty escarpments of Makueni County. It's a two and a half hour drive from Nairobi. We will be hosted at an eco-friendly silk farm where we'll get to learn more about how silk is made.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

More tips

1. Carry a hat, a pair of sunglasses, a sweater (in case it gets chilly), a camera (your phone will also do) 2. Wear some comfortable (closed) shoes and clothing
Murugi
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How It's Made - Silk Farm Tour
New experience
From $55/person
New experience
From $55/person