List of 10 Interesting Things to Do in Kakamega County

Kakamega County has an estimated population of 1,660,651 and an area of 3,033.8 square kilometers. This is a list of 10 exciting things you can do in Kakamega County on your next visit in no particular order.

Kakamega County is rich in history, natural beauty, and cultural experiences. The climates there are also rather agreeable. Visitors may be certain that they will see something unique during their journey.

Kakamega County draws in families, culture vultures, and tourists from all over the world with its picturesque rural scenery, expansive agricultural plantations, hiking routes, and unique attractions.

10 interesting things to do in Kakamega County

1. The crying stone

The Crying Stone may be found at Ilesi, along the Kakamega-Kisumu Road. A little rock sits atop a 40-meter-tall rock structure. Flowing water between the stones gives the appearance of a sobbing monolith. The people of Kakamega County gather there to worship and celebrate their culture at this shrine.

2. Kakamega forest

Kakamega Forest is the only remaining tropical rainforest in Kenya and a fragment of the once-extensive Guineo-Congolian rainforest that covered most of Africa. Some animals that call this place home include bush pigs, Columbus monkeys, hedgehogs, debrazzar monkeys, and various birds and plants. It’s a fantastic place to go rock climbing, hiking, and birdwatching.

3. Isiukhu falls

The Isiukhu waterfall is a popular tourist attraction in Kakamega and can be found inside the county’s famous Kakamega Forest. After a hot, dusty journey in the forest, nothing beats a refreshing plunge in the pool to cool down and relieve muscle tension.

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4. Malava forest

The Kakamega- Webuye Road passes through the tropical Malava Forest. The forest covers approximately 10 hectares of land, and there are native trees, several bird species, and monkeys. It’s a paradise for those who like hiking and seeing wildlife.

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5. The golf hotel