Kisumu County, located in Western Kenya displays a magnificent stretch of land from the Nandi escarpment to the lush Kano plains and gentle hills situated west. Discover the rich traditional cultures and activities: from fishing to the finger-licking tilapia cuisine and fish smoking – a widely practised economic activity experienced by the docks and in the city streets – to the array of 80 bird species, Hippos and other endangered species some present along the misty shores of the Great Lake Victoria.
Delve into the best lakeside experience Kenya has to offer yet!
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Here, experience the warm, leisurely nature of the locals (most of the Luo community), together with the sweeping exotic islands spread out toward the vast county. Explore the creative adventures tracing all the way back to monumental archaeological discoveries in the exquisite Rusinga Island with Mary & Louis Leakey, to the compelling traditional legends and fables of the Luo people. …
Directions & Maps
HOW TO GET TO KISUMU COUNTY Driving from Nairobi to Kisumu takes six to seven hours. The average one-way transport fee using the public transport is equivalent to $10 during off-peak season and varies during peak season. At the Kisumu Airport, located 3.5km northwest of Kisumu City, Fly 540 and Kenya Airways have daily flights to and from Kisumu easily …