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7 Days Kakamega Forest and Lake Victoria Tour

Kisumu City - Ndere Island National Park - Kakamega Forest - Homa Bay - Rusinga Island - Mbita Island - Ruma

Kakamega ForestDay 1: Nairobi - Kisumu
Leave Nairobi in the morning, have lunch at Kericho. Walk in the tea plantations then drive via Lwanda Magere (the Luo warrior who was killed and turned into a stone) continue to Kisumu for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Ndere Island National Park–Kakamega
After breakfast drive to Kaloka beach, take a boat to Ndere Island national park see some game and bird life. Row the boat back to Kaloka beach. Drive via Kit- Mikaye ( This rock is where Mikaye the mother of Luo tribe sheltered herself after along journey down the Nile) drive back to Kisumu for Lunch. Kisumu tour takes you to Impala park, Kisumu Museum and Dunga beach are optional. Drive to Kakamega arriving late evening, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Kakamega Forest - Kisumu
After breakfast, full day exploration of Kakamega forest in search of birds, butterflies and animals such as debraza, colobus, blue and red tailed monkeys and olive baboons. Over 30 varieties of snakes including the deadly gaboon viper, Jamesons mamba and black mamba are found here among other animals. Great and very old indigenous trees, some are hundreds of years old. Drive to Kisumu for dinner and overnight.

Day4: Kisumu - Homa Bay
Leave Kisumu after breakfast, drive southwards through rice plantations in Kano plains to Odino falls after brief stop continue to Kendu bay for lunch. Proceed to lake Simbi Nyaima for bird viewing , continue to Kanjira and Kanam hot springs onto Homa bay for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Homa Bay-Rusinga - Mbita
Drive to Rusinga, do a tour of the Island to the historical places including the museum (where the remains of the first man were found) by Doctor Louise Leakey, Tom Mboya Mauseleum where this accomplished nationalist cum- politician was burried. After his assassination on a Nairobi street. Return to Mbita for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Mbita Island - Ruma National Park - Awendo
Depart after breakfast drive through hills and meandering road to Ruma national park with a picnic lunch do game drive then drive out to Thim Lich Ohinga onto Gogo falls then to Awendo for dinner and overnight

Day 7: Awendo -Nairobi
Depart Awendo, drive past sugar plantations through the Great Rift Valley back to Nairobi, arriving in the city in the mid afternoon.

Cost Includes:

  • Transport in Safari Van with hatch roof.
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), as indicated
  • Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
  • All Park Entrance Fees
  • All Game Drives

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • Alcoholic and Soft drinks
  • Tips and Porterage
  • Visas
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