Tourism and Tourist Attractions in Homa Bay County

Tourism and Tourist Attractions in Homa bay County include; Ruma National Park, Tom Mboya Mausoleum, Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, Rusinga and Mfangano Islands, Kanjera Archaeological site, Volcanic Lake Simbi Nyaima in Karachuonyo and Mt. Homa.

Tourism in the County Government of Homa Bay falls under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports.

Homabay County Sites


Ruma National Park

RUMA national park

Entrance to Ruma National Park

Ruma National Park covering an area of 120km2 is the only Park in the entire Nyanza region. It lies on the flat floor of the Lambwe Valley, close to the shores of Africa’s largest inland lake, Lake Victoria and bordered by the Kanyamwa escarpment to the south-east, Gwassi Hills, Sumba hill and Ruri hills to the north.

It is situated 140km from Kisumu City, 10km east of Lake Victoria South West of Homa Bay and 425km west of Nairobi.

It was initially established as the Lambwe Valley Game Reserve in 1966 to protect its indigenous population of rare roan antelopes which exist nowhere else in Kenya.

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two white giraffes

Tourism and Tourist Attractions in Garissa County

Tourist attractions in Garissa County are the Giraffe Sanctuary and Arawale & Boni National Reserves. The Garissa Giraffe Sanctuary The Garissa Community Giraffe sanctuary (GCGS) is located 3Km south of Garissa Town, bordering the dusty Bour-Algi village. It covers an area of around 125km² and borders the Tana River to Read more…

Tourism and Tourist Attractions in Elgeyo Marakwet County

Tourist attractions in Elgeyo Marakwet County include Kerio Valley National Reserve, Sports Tourism, River Kerio, Rimoi national reserve, Torok waterfalls and the Cherang’any hills. Kerio Valley National Reserve The Kerio Valley National Reserve is a protected area in the Kerio Valley, along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The Read more…

Kakapel Rock Art

Tourism and Tourist Attractions in Busia County

Tourist attractions in Busia are the Kakapel National Monument and Lake Victoria Viewpoint. According to the county Government of Busia, it intends to promote tourism through the following avenues: Resorts and Water based Sports along Lake Victoria and Islands. • Hotels and Campsites on Hills overlooking Uganda and Lake victoria. Read more…

Tourism and Tourist Attractions in Bungoma County

In Bungoma County, it is the historical sites, the scenic hills and rivers dotted with interesting waterfalls that make it a superb destination. Attractions in the County include; Mt Elgon National Park with its caves and waterfalls, Mt. Elgon Forest Reserve, Chepkitale Forest, Malakisi Falls, Sang’alo, Musikoma and Kabuchai scenic Read more…