Vacation rentals in Kakamega

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Popular amenities for Kakamega vacation rentals

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Kakamega Golf Hotel4 locals recommend
Tuskys4 locals recommend
Club Signature Kakamega3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Kakamega

  • Total rentals

    120 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    300 reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    50 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    20 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    70 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Kakamega?

    Kakamega has a tropical rainforest climate, with consistent temperatures throughout the year. The average temperature ranges from 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). The region receives plentiful rainfall, particularly between March and May, and between October and November.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Kakamega?

    Visitors to Kakamega can explore the vast Kakamega Forest, known for its rich biodiversity, or tour the Crying Stone of Ilesi, a natural rock formation. Bird watching is a popular activity in the forest, and travellers can also visit the local market to experience the vibrant local culture.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Kakamega?

    The most recommended times to visit Kakamega are January and February, or June to September when rainfall is less frequent. During these periods, the Kakamega Forest Marathon, which promotes environmental conservation, is a popular local event.

  • What are the best places to stay in Kakamega?

    Many guests choose to stay in Kakamega town due to its accessibility and proximity to key attractions. Lurambi, a region close to the forest, is another popular choice for visitors seeking a closer connection to nature.

  • What are the best places to visit in Kakamega?

    The Kakamega Forest, home to a diverse range of fauna and flora, is the main attraction. Other popular places include the Crying Stone of Ilesi, the Mumia's Nabongo Cultural Centre which showcases local Luhya culture, and the Bukhungu Stadium.

  • What are some hiking trails in Kakamega?

    In the Kakamega Forest, there are several hiking trails including the Isiukhu Falls trail and the 7km-long Forest Canopy Walk trail. The Rondo Retreat trail also allows visitors to explore the surrounding forest and spot wildlife.

  • What are some family activities to do in Kakamega?

    Families can enjoy bird watching and wildlife spotting in the Kakamega Forest or visit the educational Mumia's Nabongo Cultural Centre. The Kakamega Environmental Education Programme also offers fun, nature-based learning activities for children.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Kakamega?

    Kakamega offers several exciting day trip ideas, you can explore the lush Kakamega Forest, known for its rich biodiversity, or visit the nearby town of Kisumu, located about 53 miles (85km) away, and explore the Kisumu Museum. You might also consider hiking in the Ruma National Park, about 88 miles (142km) away, or taking a boat tour on Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, which is roughly 56 miles (90 km) from Kakamega.

  • Do apartment rentals in Kakamega have a kitchen?

    Absolutely! We offer over 40 apartment rentals with a kitchen in Kakamega. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do apartment rentals in Kakamega have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 apartment rentals with air conditioning in Kakamega. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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