List of 10 Interesting Things to Do in Kisumu County

This article will provide you with a list of the ten most exciting things to do in Kisumu County in no particular order. Kisumu County (42) is located in the western part of Kenya.

The county sits at the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest and the world’s second-largest freshwater lake.

Ten exciting things to do in Kisumu County

1. Hippo Point

This spot is more well-known for its unimpeded sunset views than its hippo population. Hippo Point is a fishing harbor and camping ground close to Dunga’s village. Additionally, you can take a boat ride on the lake.

2. Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary is located about three kilometers from Kisumu CBD. The Impala sanctuary was established to protect the endangered Impalas living in Kisumu. It is also home to animals like monkeys, giraffes, buffalo, zebras, and cheetahs. The sanctuary provides a good view of the lake, camping sites, nature walks, hiking, and boat rides.

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3. Dunga Hill Camp

Dunga is a popular recreation area in Kisumu City, located on the shores of Lake Victoria. It provides a tranquil environment for various outdoor activities, including camping, kayaking, picnicking, hippo viewing, boating, and bird watching. Use kayaks to explore the lake and enjoy the sunset.

4. Visit the Kisumu Museum

The museum was established in 1980. It is located along the Kisumu- Kericho Highway. Here you can learn more about the western side of Kenya. The museum showcases Luo artifacts and other traditional parts of Luo culture, such as the Luo farmhouse. The Kisumu Museum is home to a wide variety of reptiles and amphibians in its Snake Park, outdoor exhibitions, and aquaria.

5. Kit Mikayi

The rock structure known as Kit Mikayi stands at about 40 meters in height and is known as Dholuo comes from the Luo language and translates as “stone of the first wife” or “the stone of the first lady.” Rumors have it that when Kit Miyaki poses, she seems to be carrying a heavy load. If you want to see the view of Lake Victoria, the city of Kisumu, and the Kisumu International Airport, climb the cliffs. Kit Mikayi is a sacred place where locals meet to fast and pray. It has a grassy picnic spot, perfect for bonding with loved ones.

6. Dunga Beach

Dunga Beach is a favorite spot for sunbathing and swimming because of its convenient location on Lake Victoria’s eastern side. Recreational boating and fishing are popular here. In addition, there are a plethora of eateries where you can get delicious, fresh fish at reasonable costs.

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