Kisumu Port Kenya
Kisumu is a Kenyan port city on Lake Victoria. It’s known for lakeside viewpoints at Dunga Hill Camp and Hippo Point. The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary shelters herds of impalas and zebras. Its animal orphanage is home to wildlife like cheetahs and baboons. The city’s Kisumu Museum displays artifacts related to the people of the Nyanza Province. Southwest, Ruma National Park has tall cliffs, roan antelope, and birdlife
Things to do in Kisumu Kenya
Visit Kisumu Museum
Take a tour of Kenya’s cultural history at the Kisumu Museum. See flora and fauna species, Luo artifacts, and even a Luo homestead.
Shop at Kibuye Market
Kibuye Market is large, lively, and just the place to shop for bargain clothing, footwear, and traditional items. It’s open day and night.
Kisumu Impala Sanctuary, Kisumu
Kisumu Impala Sanctuary is the best place to see graceful impalas. The sanctuary is also home to big cats and primates. Camp here to thoroughly enjoy the abundant wildlife.
Visit Kit Mikayi
Standing rocks- Kit Mikayi is an imposing formation of rocks standing about 40 meters high. Legend has it that the rocks were the love interest of an old man.
Take a walking safari to watch crocodiles at Ndere Island National Park
Ndere Island National Park is situated on a small island and is inhabited by Nile crocodiles and other wildlife. Go on a walking tour to see the majestic reptiles up close.
Take bird safaris and a leisure safari at Ruma National Park- Ruma National Park is Kenya’s last sanctuary for the roan antelope, an endangered species. Take a tour of the park to see these majestic animals as well as native birds.
Fishing at the shores of Lake Victoria at Dunga Hill Camp
Watch fishermen make their catch at Lake Victoria near Dunga Hill Camp. Witnessing locals go about their daily lives is a nice way to spend the day.
Watch beautiful sunset and hippos from Hippo Point
This exclusive wildlife conservancy is a terrific place to appreciate a sunset and see hippos. It has over 1,000 resident animals and 350 species of birds.
Eat delicious fish at Lwang’ Ni Beach
You can’t visit Lwang’ Ni Beach and not feast on tasty fresh fish. The long queues at the eateries are a testament to its great taste!
Spot various species of birds at Kiboko Bay
Kiboko Bay Resort is an amazing place to stay for couples and families. It offers excellent bird-watching opportunities from its viewing deck that extends to Lake Victoria.
How to get to Kisumu Kenya
If you want to go by car, the driving distance between Nairobi and Kisumu is 350.87 km. If you ride your car with an average speed of 112 kilometers/hour (70 miles/h), travel time will be 03 hours 07 minutes or you can choose to fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kisumu (KIS)
Where to stay in Kisumu Kenya
Acacia hotel Kisumu
Situated within the prime leafy suburb of Milimani and straddling the shores of Lake Victoria, the hotel offers convenience, serenity, and a flair for the spectacular, for all who visit. Don’t take our word for it, you be the judge; let’s meet under the Acacia!
Jumuia Hotel Kisumu
Provides an ideal mix of value, comfort, and convenience, it offers an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.
You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Jumuia Hotel Kisumu offers guests free WiFi.
The resort features a concierge and room service. Plus, Jumuia Hotel Kisumu offers a pool and a lounge, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day.
Best western Kisumu hotel
The Best Western Kisumu Hotel is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of Kisumu City, along the highway of Kisumu Kakamega Road. The Lake Basin Mall is only a couple of steps away from the hotel, which will lead you directly into the biggest shopping center of the city. The warm hospitality of the locals, together with the unmatched Lake Victoria sites, Kajulu Hills, and magnificent landscape, make the Best Western Kisumu Hotel a top destination for both local and international visitors alike.
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