7 Days Explore Western Kenya – KCT01
DAY 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 to see some game and bird life. Row the boat back to Kaloka beach.
Drive via Kit-Mikaye (According to folk tales, there was an old man by the name Ngeso who adored and cherished the rocks.Every day when he woke up, he would walk into the cave under the stone and rest the whole day.The wife was thus forced to bring him his meals there every day. The old man became passionately in love with this stone and every time residents asked her where her husband was, she would say he had gone to be with his first wife (Mikayi). The stone was thus called the first wife (Kit Mikayi)). Drive back to Kisumu for lunch.
In Kisumu the tour takes you to the home of USA President Barrack Obama in Nyangoma Kogelo village, Impala National Park. Drive to Kakamega, arriving late in the evening for 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 de brazza monkey, 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.
De Braza Monkey
DAY 4: KISUMU – HOMA BAY
Leave Kisumu after breakfast, drive southwards through rice plantations in Kano Plains to Odino Falls and after a brief stop, continue to Kendu bay for lunch. Proceed to Simbi Nyaima for bird viewing in this small lake, and then onwards to Kanjira and Kanam Hot Springs before continuing to the small town of 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, visit the Tom Mboya Mausoleum where this accomplished nationalist cum-politician was buried after his assassination in a Nairobi street.Return to Mbita for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: MBITA- 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 Rongo at Treat House Resort for dinner and overnight.
The roan antelope
DAY 7: AWENDO – NAIROBI
Depart Awendo, driving through sugar plantations to Tabaka where you can buy Kisii soapstone – for this is the home of these famous carvings. Partake of lunch en route then proceed to Nairobi where you arrive in the late afternoon.
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The Prices include:
All meals on tour
Transport in 09 seater minibus
All game drives
Park entry fees
All optional activities
Drinks outside meals
International phone calls
Meals outside the itinerary