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6 years ago

Key Tourist Attractions In Western Kenya

Though Western Kenya previously remained dull as a destination for tourists, the area is slowly coming to life. The rich agricultural lands may not have spectacles like beaches of the coast, lions and elephants of major parks in other regions but still a rich tourist site in Kenya. Some great attractions in Western Kenya include:

Lake Victoria

This is the second largest fresh water lake in the world. It currently has about 8 different species of fish, although historical records show that it harboured over 300 species of fish in the past. The lake is the h  Continue reading ...


7 years ago

Kakamega Forest As A Tourist Attraction Site In Kakamega Town, Kenya

Kakamega Forest is one of the famous forests not only in the western region but also in Kenya. Kakamega Forest was gazetted as one of the important forests in Kenya in 1933 so as to protect the forest that acted as a source of rainfall attraction and an important water catchment area in Kenya.

The Kakamega forest in Western Kenya is surrounded by Nandi escarpment to the west. The Kakamega Forest makes Kakamega an evergreen town because of its rainfall that is distributed throughout the year. The forest in Kakamega covers an approximately 4,000 hectares of land. Kakamega Forest in Ke  Continue reading ...