World Dairy Expo 2016--two options!

ITINERARY for Complete Tour: September 29 through October 9

Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin

THURSDAY, SEPT 29 Arrival into Chicago O'Hare (ORD). Includes: supper at 7 PM and hotel.

FRIDAY, SEPT 30 Tour in Chicago, with “Sky Deck” and the city. Free time. Includes: breakfast, tour, ground transportation, hotel.

SATURDAY, OCT 1 Farm visits. The first has more than 1000 Holsteins, and specializes in ag tourism. The second milks around 100 Jerseys, and produces cheese.Includes: breakfast, ground transportation and hotel.

SUNDAY, OCT 2 Travel to Madison, Wisconsin, with time for shopping, including a specialized farm store, and free time for additional shopping in Madison.Includes: breakfast, ground transportation and hotel.

MONDAY, OCT 3 International Dairy Short Course, day 1. Includes: breakfast, transportation to the course, lunch and hotel.

TUESDAY, OCT 4 International Dairy Short Course, day 2. Jersey auction at 7 PM at Expo grounds, for those who wish to attend. Includes: breakfast, transportation to the course, lunch and hotel.

WEDNESDAY, OCT 5 International Dairy Short Course, day 3, and farm visit. The course finishes at 2 PM, and at 2:30 PM, all of our group will go to visit a Brown Swiss farm. Includes: breakfast, lunch hotel, ground transportation.

THURSDAY, OCT 6 During the day, visit Expo. At night, shopping at an “Outlet Mall”. In the show ring: Brown Swiss (cows), Guernsey (heifers), Red & White (heifers) and Brown Swiss auction at 2 PM. Includes: breakfast, Expo entrance, transportation to the Expo grounds and Outlet Mall, hotel.

FRIDAY, OCT 7 Visit Expo. In the show ring: Red & White (cows); Guernsey (cows); Holstein (heifers) y Guernsey auction at 2 PM; International Reception at 5 PM and Holstein Stars Auction at 7 PM. Includes: breakfast, transportation to the show grounds, entrance to Expo, international reception, hotel.

SATURDAY, OCT 8, Expo visit, con a special closing supper. Holstein (cows), Parade of Champions and Supreme Champion at 5 PM. Closing supper at 7 PM. Includes: breakfast, transportation, entrance to Expo, clsoing supper, hotel.

SUNDAY, OCT 9 Return home. Breakfast, and transportation to Chicago O'Hare airport.

ITINERARY Expo Only: October 4-9

Madison, Wisconsin

TUESDAY, OCT 4 Arrival into the city of Madison. Includes: transportation from airport to hotel and hotel.

WEDNESDAY, OCT 5 Expo & farm visit. At World Dairy Expo in the show ring this day: Jersey (cows); Milking Shorthorn (cows); Brown Swiss (heifers) and Ayrshire auction at 7 PM. At 2:30 PM, all leave to visit a Brown Swiss farm. Includes: breakfast, transportation to the Expo grounds, hotel.

THURSDAY, OCT 6 During the day, visit Expo. At night, shopping at an “Outlet Mall”. In the show ring: Brown Swiss (cows), Guernsey (heifers), Red & White (heifers) and Brown Swiss auction at 2 PM. Includes: breakfast, Expo entrance, transportation to the Expo grounds and Outlet Mall, hotel.

FRIDAY, OCT 7 Visit Expo. In the show ring: Red & White (cows); Guernsey (cows); Holstein (heifers) y Guernsey auction at 2 PM; International Reception at 5 PM and Holstein Stars Auction at 7 PM. Includes: breakfast, transportation to the show grounds, entrance to Expo, international reception, hotel.

SATURDAY, OCT 8, Expo visit, con a special closing supper. Holstein (cows), Parade of Champions and Supreme Champion at 5 PM. Closing supper at 7 PM. Includes: breakfast, transportation, entrance to Expo, clsoing supper, hotel.

SUNDAY, OCT 9 Return home. Breakfast, and transportation to Chicago O'Hare airport.

The "Complete" TRIP INCLUDES:

  • 10 nights of hotel
  • "International Dairy Short Course"(valued at US$500)
  • 5 farm visits (3 breeds: Holstein, Jersey and Brown Swiss)
  • 1 cheese plant visit
  • Visit to a ag supply store
  • Outlet Mall shopping
  • 10 breakfasts (all days)
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 suppers, including the international reception at Expo
  • Translation into Spanish (if necessary)
  • Ground transportation
  • Guided visits and assistance by Spanish and English-speaking guides

"Expo Only" INCLUDES:

  • 5 nights of hotel
  • 1 farm visit (Brown Swiss)
  • Outlet Mall shopping
  • 5 breakfasts (every day)
  • 2 suppers, including the international reception at the Expo
  • Translation to Spanish if necessary
  • Ground transportation
  • Guided visits and assistance from Spanish- and English-speaking guidesl

COMPLETE ITINERARY:

US$2.695 3 star hotel, double room

US$3.658 3 star hotel, private room

US$3.773 5 star hotel, double room

US$5.583 5 star hotel, private room

Prices valid ONLY through August 30, 2016.

EXPO-ONLY ITINERARY

US$1.029 3 star hotel, double room

US$1.480 3 star hotel, private room

US$1.370 5 star hotel, double room

US$2.080 5 star hotel, private room

Prices valid ONLY through August 30, 2016.

USA
Jill Stahl Tyler, Global Cow tel: (802) 254-2879; contact Jill

COLOMBIA
Humberto Guáqueta Munar, MV, Teléfonos 310240871-3166129792; contact Humberto