Top 10 Places To Visit In Kisumu

Top 10 Places To Visit In Kisumu

 

Kisumu City forms part of the Western Tourism Circuit and offers so much more in terms of activities to do, what to see and places to visit. It forms the forgotten areas of Kenya with great geographic, cultural and natural diversity, offering tourists just as much, if not more, than many of Kenya’s better known tourist areas.

Most travelers dream of finding a new and unknown destination, somewhere far from the beaten tourist path, where the thrill of real discovery and exploration reward the visitor with new and unexpected experiences, sights and sounds.

Top 10 Places To Visit In Kisumu
Top 10 Places To Visit In Kisumu

Below are the 10 gems of Kisumu that will awe you wherever you are in this city. Listed in no particular order.

1. Dunga Hill Camp
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Located at the shores of Lake Victoria at Dunga, this place is set to change the leisure destinations in Kisumu City. It is a perfect venue for camping, picnic or just a lazy afternoon pastime with friends. One can also go out in the lake with kayaks added to give this place a sporting element. It is also a perfect place to catch the sunset at the lake’s horizon.

You can also get boat rides here for the faint hearted who can’t kayak and would just love to enjoy the lake’s scenery. You can also go out fishing. Want to camp at the most beautiful place in Kisumu? It is a serene spot by the lake where you can watch hippos and the amazing sunsets. You have to see it to believe it!

2. Impala Sanctuary
The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary spans about 38 ha. It was created to provide a home for threatened Impalas within Kisumu city and its environs. The sanctuary is one of Kenya’s smallest wildlife preserves. It also provides a safe grazing area for hippos from the lake.

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Located just a Kilometer from Kisumu CBD, it lies close to Hippo Point and features 3km of nature trails and a selection of picnic sites. This walking sanctuary is a holding area for animals which require special protection in this densely populated area. The Sanctuary’s focus is herds of impalas and zebras which roam freely in the sanctuary. This is where it derives its fitting slogan: A Lakeshore Walk with Impalas.

The Sundowner tower which faces the Railway trail is a perfect area for sundowners on the shores of the second largest fresh water lake in the world.

A shady and peaceful place, with its abundance of birdlife and picnic areas beside the lake, the Sanctuary provides an ideal refuge away from Kisumu’s busy town centre. The Sanctuary is open all year round. It offers excellent venues for weddings, corporate events and functions.

The Sanctuary is open daily from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm. Entry on foot is allowed. Security is available for vehicles parked. Payment is by cash only.

3. Kit Mikayi
Kit Mikayi, a large rock (Tor) with three rocks on top, is situated about 29 km west of Kisumu, and located about 1 km from the Kisumu-Bondo road. It stands tall above many surrounding rocks in Kangeso village. The 70 ft to 80 ft stone is also a weeping rock. It poses like a woman with a load on her back.