3 Days 2 Nights Kisumu Kit Mikaye Ndere Island Safari

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Kit Mikayi Rock Formation

3 Days 2 Nights Kisumu Kit Mikaye Ndere Island Safari offers an opportunity to enjoy a cultural experience in Kisumu. The itinerary features a visit to Kit Mikaye and Ndere Island National Park.

Kit-Mikayi (also spelt Kit Mikayi, Kitmikayi, and Kitmikaye) is a rock formation, a tor, around 40 meters high situated about 29 km west of the town of Kisumu in western Kenya. Kisumu formerly Port Florence, is the Kenyan inland port city on Lake Victoria.

The rock formation is located about a km from the Kisumu-Bondo road. KIT- MIKAYE: According to the Luo legend, these famous rocks form the place where Mikaye (the mother of Luo tribe) sheltered herself after a long journey down the Nile.

The local people still believe that Mikaye can be spotted around this place to this today. Included in the tour is also a visit to Ndere Island National Park located on Lake Victoria. The Island is a 45 minutes ride on a speed boat directly from Kisumu city or a 40 km drive and a 20 minutes boat ride to the island.

Ndere Island National Park is a haven for birds. Covered mostly in grassland, Ndere Island provides beautiful scenic views of the Homa hills to the south, Mageta Island to the east and the glimpses of Kampala in Uganda beyond the south-west horizon.

The lakeshore supports a wide variety of animals including hippos, monitor lizards, Nile crocodiles, several fish species, snakes, baboons, impalas, the rare sitatunga antelopes, waterbucks, zebras and warthogs.

Over 100 different species of birds can be seen here including African fish eagles, black-headed gonoleks and grey-headed kingfishers.

Safari Itinerary in Summary

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Kisumu
Day 2: Kisumu – Ndere Island National Park
Day 3: Kisumu – Kit Mikaye – Drive to Nairobi

Safari Itinerary in Detail

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Kisumu

After an early breakfast departs Nairobi for Kisumu City via Nakuru – Kericho arrives late in the evening with lunch en route.

Overnight Accommodation: Imperial Hotel, Kiboko Bay Resort, Acacia Premier Hotel or Similar
Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Kisumu – Ndere Island National Park

After breakfast proceeds to Ndere Island National park via a boat. It is a haven for birds. After a kilometre of hiking, Ndere Island provides beautiful scenic views of the Homa hills to the south, Mageta Island to the east and the glimpses of Kampala in Uganda beyond the south-west horizon.

The lakeshore supports a wide variety of animals including hippos, monitor lizards, Nile crocodiles, several fish species, snakes, baboons, impalas, the rare sitatunga antelopes, waterbucks, zebras and warthogs.

Overnight Accommodation: Imperial Hotel, Kiboko Bay Resort, Acacia Premier Hotel or Similar
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Kisumu – Kit Mikaye – Drive to Nairobi

After breakfast, explore the legendary stone of Kit Mikayi (The weeping rock). Kit Mikayi is a large rock with three rocks on top, standing tall above many surrounding rocks in Kangeso village.

It is rested up near Ndere Island. The stone’s features and structure represents the Luo cultural polygamous. Kit Mikayi is part of Mt Elgon and Cherangani hills ecosystem. It has also become a popular local pilgrimage site for adherents of the Legio Maria sect who come to the rock to pray and fast for several weeks at a time.

After lunch drives back to Nairobi arriving late in the evening.

Meal Plan {Breakfast and Lunch}

3 Days 2 Nights Kisumu Kit Mikaye Ndere Island Safari Prices

3 Days 2 Nights Kisumu Kit Mikaye Ndere Island Safari Rates Include:

All meals included while on safari + Professional experienced driver-guide + All applicable Game Park entrance fees + Guaranteed window seating with an open-top + Accommodations of your choice in Kisumu + Round trip transport from Nairobi and Kisumu
Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and mineral water

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Notes
* Ndere Island National park offers scenic beauty and has a bit of a hike. It’s not too challenging, but you should be prepared with hiking shoes, water, and some small snack.


3 Days 2 Nights Kisumu Kit Mikaye Ndere Island Safari Rates Exclude:

* International Airfare
* Cost of obtaining passport and visas
* Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
* Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports
* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)
* Personal expenses such travelling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

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