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Explore the Lake

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 7 people
Destination(s): Kenya  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1820 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2380 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Kisumu City - Got Ramogi - Kamito

The day is spent visiting the various attractions of this Lakeside City including the local museum which is rich in cultural and archaeological artefacts, Kit Mikaye before continuing to Usenge on the shores of Lake Victoria via the Late Jaramogi Oginga Odinga's mouseleum for an attempt to climb Got Ramogi- Hill (in the afternoon after a lunch of fresh fish and other savouries that include local fare, drive back to Kanyakoo for dinner and the night.

Day 2: Kamito - Luanda Kotieno - Mbita

After an early visit to the shores of Lake Victoria to see the swarming market as fishermen and other traders sell their wares we travel to Luanda Kotieno beach ready to board the ferry to Mbita point. The day is spent in Mbita with a boat ride to Takawiri or Mfangano Islands in Lake Victoria and a drive cross the causeway to Rusinga Island famous as a bird watching and also home to the late Tom Mboya a prominent Kenyan politician who was assassinated in 1969 and whose remains were interred in a Memorial Mausoleum on the island. We will take lunch on the island before retiring for dinner and an overnight stay at the beautiful lakeside resort.

Day 5: Lake Victoria

This day is engaged in investigating the local peoples' culture and visiting the market place and either climbing one of the nearby hills to see the golden sunset over Lake Victoria even as the panoramic view of the lake's islands and the vast expanse of this great inland sea unfolds before your eyes or spend the day fishing interacting with the local fishermen or explore the nearby islands. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6: Mbita Point - Homa Bay

An early drive further south after breakfast to Ruma park game drive followed by lunch at Ndhiwa then continue to Thim Lich Ohinga then to Gogo falls. Drive to Awendo in the centre of sugarcane plantation. A tour of the sugar cane plantation is followed by dinner and overnight at Awendo.

Day 7: Homabay - Kisumu

After breakfast proceed to Homa Bay then to Bala hot springs and to Lake Simbi Nyaima. We will have a walk around this lake see different types of birds, talk to local people to know much about this magical lake. Then proceed to Kendu Bay for lunch before visiting Odino falls where we will see rural development projects e.g. schools, churches and the hydro-electric power station. We then proceed to Kisumu via the Ahero rice irrigation scheme. This safari ends in Kisumu.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All entry fees as per the itinerary programmed
- Full board accommodation in walk-in tented and a stone-walled lodge
- 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- A (9) seats four wheel drive tour van with a pop-up roof hatch for wildlife viewing.
- All activities as clearly outlined on the itinerary programmed.

Price Excludes:
- Air tickets, both domestic and international
- All travelling documentation i.e. passport and visas
- All soft and alcoholic drinks
- Any expenditure of personal nature
- Tipping and gratuities to the crew.

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