Enjoy the Best Kisumu Safari Holiday
Kisumu city also known as port Florence during the colonial Era is the Kenya’s third largest city with third biggest metropolis of 610,082 people as per the 2019 census. It also used to be the provincial headquarters of the former Nyanza province. So far Kisumu has transformed from a mere fishing port to a throbbing business and tourism hub in the great lakes region.
The famous Kenya- Uganda railway line reached kisumu in 1901 and was terminated at Impala sanctuary which is now the biggest animal park in this city, the settlement patterns here is determined by the availability of resources with fish taking a lead at the moment.
The Top Things to Do and See in Kisumu
A part from the Impala sanctuary which is found within the city, we also have other tourist attractions like: The National museum which is located along kisumu –Nairobi road, Ndere Island National Park located about 80kms from Kisumu, Ruma National Park in the neighboring Homa-bay County as well as Kakamega Forest and The Crying Stone. This place is also a heritage depositor besides its being a tourist attraction-in the neighborhood are places like Kit Mikayi stone, Luanda Magere Museum Kogello Village, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Mausoleum, also not forgetting Tom Mboya Mausoleum in Rusinga Island. There are also several developments which have spurred in the region due to the expansion of Kisumu Airport to international facility i.e. venturing into hotel and accommodation, tours and travel all this in the line of tourism Industry.
We also have others like supermarkets and fish processing plants. Agriculture too is not left behind since there is Nyando Sugar Belt which is the largest cane growing zone, is home to almost all sugar factories in the area. A place you may not want to miss.
This city so far has since improved in health provision with many private hospitals having been put up in addition to government facilities. Not forgetting transport and the fact that this city is next to the lake, Lake Transport has been revived between Kisumu and other ports around Lake Victoria in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.