Kakamega Forest is a small area of indigenous tropical rainforest just 45 sq km in size which is home to unique bird life, primates and beautiful flora and fauna including over 380 species of trees, 330 species of birds, 27 species of snakes, 7 primates, over 400 species of butterflies as well as several mammals. It is the only remnant in Kenya of the once great tropical rainforest that stretched across central Africa.
It’s a location rarely visited by tourists, accommodation options available include Rondo Retreat, KWS self catering guest houses or basic camping.
If you’d like more information about making Kakamega Forest a part of your safari please don’t hesitate to get in touch!
The view point of Buyangu Hill with the wonderful view of the surrounding forest below. A tough hike
up but doable for anyone even of low to moderate fitness.
Definitely worth it!