Amazing places you can visit
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THE CITY BY THE LAKE
Kisumu, a cosmopolitan City on the shores of the beautiful lake victoria.
It has Islands like Rusinga and Mfangano. Its 350 kilometers from Nairobi, 120kms to the Uganda border, 240kms to the source of the Nile River,and 200kms to Tanzania border.
Major bus companies travel to kisumu via Nakuru and Kericho towns. Its also serviced by an Airport with frequent daily flights from Nairobi and Mombasa.There is also a train leaving Nairobi to Kisumu in the evening every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from Kisumu to Nairobi every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.There are several places you can visit in Kisumu Town and its environs. You can visit lake victoria, Millenium village, Kendu bay, Hippo point for viewing the Hippos, Kisumu museum, Kibuye market, Sidi crater lake, Jaramogi museum, Rusinga island, Odino falls, Ondago swamp and the famous Migingo Island.
Second largest freshwater lake in the world.
Lake Victoria is shared by three east african countries; Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
It covers an area of 67850 square kilometers and is the source of the second longest river in the world; River Nile. Its hosts several islands and sandy beaches that are great attractions for tourists. Magharibi arranges traveling to the lake, the beaches and even beyond to the islands.
Kogelo village is the roots of the 44th American president Barack Obama.
The president’s father was born and spent his childhood life in this village.
Kogelo has experienced an influx of local and international visitors and media eager to see the place that brought forth such powerful personality. Near Kogelo is Ndere Island National park. According to Luo legendary story Ndere (meeting place) is where Mikaye the mother of the Luo rested after along journey down the Nile to the Lake Victoria before reaching her home Kit – Mikaye. Magharibi Travels have been in the forefront in ensuring that it not only drive its interested customers safe and comfortably but also provide a memorable experience and information about the presidential ancestral home.
The Crying stone.
The legendary weeping stone of the maragoli is located just outside Kakamega town. A stream of water cascades from the rock hence the name.The stone is connected with alot of myths and believes. The Luhya’s who are the local tribe around strongly believe that the stones have a strong meaning in their culture. If you are on business, this attraction can be accessed in about two hours from Kisumu. Its a beautiful view and a classic wonder.
Kakamega Forest is a game reserve and renown equatorial forest. It is popular for its diversity of birds, insects and expansive population of Columbus monkeys
- Its the only rain forest in Kenya covering 240 square kilometers.
- A home to 380 kinds of plants and 400 species of butterflies.
- It is green throughout the year.
- People visit this forest for nature walks, bird watching, ecological studies, family outings and even spiritual retreats.