Schedule Day Tours from Kisumu City
Kisumu is the principal city of western Kenya and the 3rd largest city in Kenya. The city is located on the eastern shore of Lake Victoria. It’s an historical city that dates back to late 19th century and has various tourist attractions that includes Lake Victoria (the largest Lake in Africa). The city is also the largest in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala within the greater Lake Victoria basin.
The port was founded in 1901 as the main inland terminal of the Uganda Railway named “Port Florence”. Although trade stagnated in the 1980s and 1990s, it is again growing around oil exports.
Day Tours and Attractions in and Around Kisumu City
Kisumu is home to a number of tourist attractions and this tours takes you to the primary sites in and around the city. These are short trips from Kisumu city to various touristic sites close to the city. Some trips and day tours include the cultural centers like the Museum and the Kit Mikaye, The Leisure Boat trips from Yacht Club, Kiboko Bay Beach Resort or Dunga Beach to Ndere Island, Impala Sanctuary and the Gulf.
Besides the day tour, Kisumu itself can be a starting point for a safari to the Masai Mara … and the journey from Kisumu can be as much a pleasurable trip in itself. The journey to Masai mara will take you through Kericho and the tea plantations – with a most enjoyable refreshment stop!! – to Narok and just after Narok you start to see giraffes and other game even before getting to the official entrance gate!