5 Days Western Kenya Eco-tourism Holidays

Trip Highlights: This is an exciting 5 Days Western Kenya Eco-tourism Holidays. This trip will start at Nairobi at your preferred location, taking you to the western Kenya. You will be transferred by road on a 4wd vehicle and stay in best hotels all inclusive while on this holiday safari.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Kisumu

Leave Nairobi in the morning, pass through the rift valley via Nakuru with a short stop over at Merica hotel for tea or refreshments and have lunch at Kericho tea hotel. 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 stay at Le Savanna Hotel in Kisumu or similar.

DSC09355Day 2: Ndere island national park

After breakfast drive to Kaloka beach, talk to the fishermen and the women fishmongers by the beach before taking a boat to Ndere Island national park see some game and bird life. Board 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), have a chat with the local leaders about the history of kit Mikaye, drive back to Kisumu for Lunch. After lunch, enjoy the afternoon on Kisumu tour which takes you to Impala Park, Kisumu Museum, and Kiboko bay. In the evening, head back to the hotel for dinner and overnight at Le Savanna Hotel.

Day 3: Kakamega forest – Kisumu

After breakfast,drive to kakmega forest, 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 passing through the weeping stone of Kakamega. Visit riat hills for panoramic view of lake victoria and kisumu city. Dinner and overnight at Le Savanna hotel.

Day 4: Kisumu – Homa bay-Rusinga – Mbita

Leave Kisumu after breakfast, drive southwards through Ahero rice plantations in Kano plains to Lake Simbi Nyaima for bird viewing, continue to Kanjira and Kanam hot springs onto Homa bay. After lunch at Homa bay, proceed to Rusinga island, 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 Mausoleum where this accomplished nationalist cum- politician was buried after his assassination on a Nairobi street in 1969. Return to Mbita for dinner and overnight stay at Lake Victoria Safari Village.

Day 5: Mbita – Kisumu – Nairobi

On this day, you will enjoy a boat ride then thereafter check out and drive back to Nairobi where upon arrival you shall be dropped off at your proffered location in Nairobi. Lunch shall be served at Merica Hotel in Nakuru.

End of Safari

Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)

Cost Includes:

– Full board accommodation on safari in a double room

– Service of an English speaking driver guide

– Transport based on a safari 4wd with wide widow for game viewing

– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver

– Government taxes

– Free farewell dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant

Cost Excludes:

– Extras at the hotels i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.

– Both local and International flights

– Departure tax

– Tips to porters and drivers

– Local charges and participatory fees