7-Day Western Coast Of Kenya, Lake Victoria Holidays.

Western Coast of Kenya harbors Lake Victoria the second fresh water lake in the world. We drive through the Great Rift Valley with either a drive or walk through the vast and beautiful Tea Plantations, an excursion in Kisumu City, the legend Kit Mikayi, transfer by Ferry, Rusinga Island including Tom Mboya Mausoleum, Ruma national park for the Roan Antelopes, Homa Bay, then Kisii town famous for soap stones and then to Lake Nakuru National park- the home of the flamingos and white rhinos.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1050 - $1150
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Not specified
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This Starts in Nairobi city kenya at 7.00hrs. client will be picked from their accommodation booked by themselves or arranged by us at an extra cost. There will be a stop over at great Rift Valley Viewpoint to see the Escarpment before driving further to Kericho the Tea town for a view of the tea plantation and if time allows, for a brief walk. Proceed to Kisumu City for dinner and overnight at a budget hotel. Have an excursion in Kisumu the whole day with lunch, dinner and an overnight stay. Day 3 depart to Luanda Kotieno through Kit Mikayi, for a ferry transfer to Mbita. On arrival, check in at a hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Day 4, you will have an excursion in Rusinaga Island, lunch dinner and an overnight. Day 5, you will depart to Ruma National park the home of the endangered Roan Antelopes, then to Homa-Bay town, lunch, dinner and an overnight. Day 6, depart early morning and drive through Tabaka seeing the soapstones on the way to Kisii town and then through the beautiful highlands and to Lake Nakuru National Park for a game drive. Lunch, dinner and an overnight. Day 7, Depart after breakfast to Nairobi to end your tour. NOTE: We can also arrange for your arrival and departure transfers to the Airport with hotel bookings at an extra cost as per the request.

Day 1: Nairobi – Kericho – Kisumu
Depart from the hotel early in the morning. Have a stop over at the View Point on the Great Rift Valley to have a glance at the breathe taking Escarpment. Arrive in the Green town of Kericho surrounded by Tea plantation for lunch, and then proceed to Kisumu city arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight at a hotel.

Day 2: Kisumu Full Day
 at Ramogi Hills. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Boating on Lake Victoria

Day 3: Kisumu – Luanda – Mbita
Depart Kisumu after breakfast having a stop over at Kit-Mikayi (stone of the first wife of the Luo tribe) in Seme to learn the history and the sacred attachment of this rock to the Luo tribe. Proceed to Akala market to interact with the locals selling their wares. Proceed to Ndori then further on as you see the landscape to Luanda Beach for an onward ferry to Mbita Point. Transfer on to Lake Victoria Safari Village, the beautiful that blends the wonders of Lake Victoria to check in followed by a small hike to the hill next to the cottage to have a glance at the Islands around the Lake before settling for dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Rusinga Full Day
Early breakfast then depart for fishing using traditional built up boats with your picnic lunch. In the afternoon, you will be driven past the cause way to Rusinga Island with a visit to Tom Mboya Mausoleum. Trek to Ligongo Hills for a panoramic view of the Kavirondo Gulf before you drive back to the cottages for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Mbita – Ruma National Park – Homa Bay
Depart after breakfast and drive to the only known home of the endangered Roan Antelopes. After game drive, proceed to Homa Bay for lunch followed by a hike to Asego Hill to have a proper view of the day before proceeding to the Pier to interrupt with the travelers using the traditional boat and the traditional fishermen. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.

Day 6: Homabay – Kisii – Nakuru
Depart Homabay after breakfast and visit Tabaka Soap Stone factory to amaze at the local work of different designs. Picnic lunch on the way, then drive to Lake Nakuru national Park for a game drive in search of both Black and White Rhino, Leopards, Baboons and the abundant Flamingo Birds. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Nakuru town.

Day 7 Nakuru – Nairobi
After breakfast, depart for Nairobi via the Escarpment arriving early afternoon.

NOTE: This program can extend to Mara on request at an extra Cost.

Rates include

Professional English Speaking Safari Guide/Driver.
Guaranteed departures for passengers booking this Safari
Round trip transport from Nairobi to Kericho, kisumu, Rusinga, homabay, kisii, and Nakuru.
Budget accommodations in kisumu, Rusinga, Homabay and Nakuru.
Luanda Kotieno - Mbita ferry.
All Park Entrance Fees.
All meals included while on safari.
Pre–tour itinerary document.
Extensive Game Drives as per the tour dossier.

Rates exclude

Personal expenses such as traveling 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.
Gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels and airports.
Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner.
Gratuity for your professional driver/guide.
Cost of obtaining passport and visas.
Accommodations in Nairobi.
International Airfare

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