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Kisumu Day Trips Kisumu Guided Walking City Tour: For those who love walking and want to explore everything that Kisumu city has to offer, our guided walking city tour of Kisumu is a popular option.
Kisumu is strategically located at the shores of Lake Victoria. The city has a population about a half million people making it the third largest town in Kenya. The proximity to Lake Victoria gives the town a special feel and it is fascinating to wander along the shoreline to explore the daily life of the people here.
Kisumu is the stronghold of the Luo tribe and Siaya District, not far from Kisumu, became the Centre of attention as the American President Barack Obama was elected, as his father was a Luo and came from this part of Kenya.
Highlights: This is a guided walking tour of the central business district of Kisumu city from your hotel or residence in Kisumu city. After the tour, you will walk back to your hotel or residence.
Kisumu Day Trips Kisumu Guided Walking City Tour Itinerary
0800 Hours: A guided walking excursion in Kisumu City is quite adventurous, you will be able to socialize and chat with locals. From your hotel, you will to walk to the Kisumu City Council hall then to Jomo Kenyatta Sports ground.
Jomo Kenyatta Sports ground acts as a sports Centre as well as social joint for both the youth the elderly. The sports grounds are a perfect place where locals come to cool off their feet catch up with the next appointment or read good books.
We visit Walter Edwin Owen Memorial park inside Jomo Kenyatta sports ground then proceed to the Kisumu Municipal Market. Just like Kibuye market, the Kisumu Municipal Market is one of the busiest markets, it operates throughout the week.
Kisumu is known for Tilapia, This is where to buy fresh fish ferried from all the ports of Lake Victoria. You can buy dried fish, fresh fish and smoked fish as well. You will see cereals, fresh vegetables, fruits, spices etc.
We proceed to the Masai Market and Oile Market located near the bus park where locals get most of the green groceries and second hand stuff.
Our walking tour takes us through Kisumu City Center to the pier (the ship docking bay) then to Kisumu railway station and to the Kisumu Museum.
The Kisumu Museum is a small yet comprehensive exhibit gallery and displays of material culture of the peoples of the Western Rift valley and Nyanza Province.
This includes traditional clothing and adornment, basketry, fishing gear, agricultural tools and hunting weaponry. Also on display are several dioramas, including a lion, De Brazza monkey, and the largest Nile Perch ever caught in Kenya.
The museum contains numerous pavilions with some of the pavilions containing: Live animals numerous aquaria with a wide variety of fish from Lake Victoria, along with explanatory posters Terrarium containing mambas, spitting cobras, puff adders and other venomous Kenyan snakes.
Beyond the exhibit gallery and Snake Park is a life-size replica of a traditional Luo homestead. This is a full-scale recreation of a traditional Luo homestead.
1300 Hours: The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary is next. It also provides a safe grazing area for hippos from the lake. Located just a Kilometer from Kisumu CBD, it lies close to Hippo Point and features 3 kilometers of nature trails and a selection of picnic sites.
The Sanctuary’s focus is herds of impalas and zebras which roam freely in the sanctuary. We proceed to Kiboko Bay Resort set on the shores of the majestic Lake Victoria. Enjoy a boat ride as you check out hippos and birds in their natural habitat.
If time permits we visit Dunga beach and a children’s’ orphanage.
1800 Hours: Return back to the hotel/ residence.
Kisumu Day Trips Kisumu Guided Walking City Tour Prices
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* Kisumu Day Trips Kisumu Guided Walking City Tour Rates Includes:
* Professional English speaking guides
* Kisumu Day Tours Hippo Point Day Trip
* All entry fees, guide fee, service charge and taxes
* Pickup from your hotel in Kisumu City and drop-off to your hotel
Kisumu Day Trips Kisumu Guided Walking City Tour Rates Do Not Include:
* Travelers insurance
* Communication charges
* Visas, international airfares and airport taxes; meals
* Lunch or dinner in town (option and extra charges direct)
* Sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
* Tips or gratuity, travelers insurance; laundry, communication charges & visas
* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from Kisumu airport)