Top Choice Museum in Kitale

Kitale Museum

Founded on the collection of butterflies, birds and ethnographic memorabilia left to the nation in 1967 by the late Lieutenant Colonel Stoneham, this museum has an interesting range of ethnographic displays of the P…
Museum in Kisumu

Kisumu Museum

Southwest of the town centre, this museum has three main sections. The first covers western Kenya’s three principal linguistic groups: Luo, Bantu and Kalenjin. The second attraction is a traditional Luo homestead de…
National Park in Masai Mara & Western Kenya

Masai Mara National Reserve

The world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve needs little in the way of introduction; its tawny, wildlife-stuffed savannahs are familiar to everyone who owns a TV set and the scene for umpteen documentaries and fi…
Museum in Narok

Narok Museum

The town’s only official attraction is the small Narok Museum and its displays on traditional and contemporary Maasai culture, as well as that of other Maa-speaking people.
Wildlife Reserve in Kisumu

Impala Sanctuary

On the road to Dunga, this 1-sq-km sanctuary is home to a small impala herd and provides important grazing grounds for local hippos. In addition to the impala, there are cages of other Kenyan antelope and monkeys, b…
National Park in Kisumu

Ndere Island National Park

Gazetted as a national park in 1986, this 4.2-sq-km island has never seen tourism take off. It is forested and very beautiful, housing a variety of bird species, plus occasionally sighted hippos, impalas (introduced…
National Park in Ruma National Park

Ruma National Park

Bordered by the dramatic Kanyamaa Escarpment, and home to Kenya’s only population of roans (one of Africa’s rarest and largest antelope), is the seldom-visited, 120-sq-km Ruma National Park. Besides roan, other rari…
Gardens in Kericho


Eight kilometres east of town, this tropical park is popular with weekend picnickers and colobus, vervet and red-tailed monkeys (best seen in the early morning). The main attraction is the shade afforded by the trop…
Museum in Kitale

Treasures of Africa Museum

This private museum is the personal collection of Mr Wilson, a former colonial officer in Uganda and quite a character. Based mainly on his experiences with the Karamojong people of northern Uganda, Mr Wilson’s smal…
National Park in Western Highlands

Saiwa Swamp National Park

North of Kitale, this small, rarely visited park, is a real treat. Originally set up to preserve the habitat of Kenya’s only population of sitatunga antelope, the 15.5-sq-km reserve is also home to blue, vervet and …