Stunning Untouched Beauty, and Wildlife on Kisumu Private Tours
Kisumu, stunning Untouched Beauty and Wildlife on Kisumu Private Tour. The source of the mighty River Nile, Lake Victoria remains untouched and spectacularly natural.
Hugging the shore of the great lake is Kisumu standing as if stuck in time with its slow pace and stunning scenery.
The swishing off dried grass and the never ending sound of the wildlife all around make this a haven for nature lovers and anyone in search of peace.
From the sight of monkeys playing by the side of the road to the brightly coloured clothing of the locals selling their veg at the edge of the road this secluded part of Kenya remains lost in time and a truly awe-inspiring place to visit.
From trekking or biking the local villages and wetlands or witnessing the hippos wallowing in their natural environment to the incredible history of the local tribes and their mud villages private tour of this area are a must
Top 10 Things to Do in Kisumu
Majestic Wildlife and Trekking Private Tour Around Lake Victoria Kisumu
Sounds of whispering dried grasses and wildlife are all that you hear when visiting this beautiful corner of Kenya where animals still roam in their natural environment.
Partially excavated 500-year-old Lao complex of dry stone wall buildings of the Lao
The mud huts and traditional costumes at Kisumu Museum
Unique carved plates and soapstone products at the Masai Craft Market
St Theresa Cathedral in all its red brick glory dominating the skyline
See the hippos wallowing in mud in their natural environment at Hippo Point
Majestic Wildlife and Trekking the Wetlands Around Lake Victoria and Its Villages!!
Travel Tips for Kisumu
The arid season is usually the best time to visit which are from January to March if you wish to go climbing Mount Kenya relax at the many beaches. July to October for the new migration at the national reserve, a safari is the best tour to see this. As water is scarce at this time, the animals are easier to find around the waterholes, or lakes gathered together looking for a drink or wash in the lakes. The safari tour is the best one ever !
Relatively expensive if you are going specifically for one of the many safari tours, but hey it is a once in a lifetime holiday to see those fabulous beasts! Accommodation is cheap unless you want to stay in one of the nature reserves , as is food and water; The most expensive part is drinking alcohol so best stick to water !! Souvenirs are cheap and plentiful. Always tip your guides and porters on tour, it is expected, the tours are very good prices.
Firstly relax and enjoy yourself, always accept food given to you as they may be insulted if you don't! The local currency used is mobile banking! Yes, really but it's safe quick and easy, on arriving register for this and it is free. Prepare to be patted down as security is tight here! Don't haggle too much they are very proud people who have worked hard on their crafts. Master a bit of the primary language it will be appreciated.
The ideal time to go especially for a private tour safari or to see the migrations of those beautiful animals is ideal between January and March or July to October. The irregular rainfall lasts only a few hours then the sun comes out and dries it away! Regardless of the weather, you will have a fantastic holiday in Kenya. Pre-book any sightseeing and guided tours as it will work out cheaper!