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About Kakamega

Headquarters of Kakamega County, this is a vibrant cosmopolitan town about 30 km north of the equator. meaning a “place of many trees” in the local Samburu dialect though it’s currently largely occupied by the Turkana speaking people. It was founded near a freshwater spring. Fishing, tourism and gold panning is a major economic activity with the locals. Though a small town, it is vibrant and has many amenities that a town can need
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In Kakamega

Things to do:

  • Muliro Recreational Gardens
  • Rondo Retreat
  • The Crying Stones
  • Kakamega Forest National Reserve
  • Nearby Lake Victoria
  • Nearby hiking at Mount Elgon

How to get to Nairobi

By road from Nairobi to Kisumu to Kakamega

By air from Nairobi airports to Kakamega Airstrip

Locations In Kakamega