Vacation rentals in Kisumu

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Popular amenities for Kisumu vacation rentals

Stay near Kisumu's top sights

Dunga Beach13 locals recommend
Kisumu International Airport4 locals recommend
Dunga Hill Camp26 locals recommend
United Mall10 locals recommend
Hippo Point13 locals recommend
CIALA RESORT3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Kisumu

  • Total rentals

    1.1K properties

  • Rentals with a pool

    20 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    320 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    480 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    3.8K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Kisumu?

    Kisumu has a warm tropical climate with average temperatures around 84°F (29°C). Rainfall is moderate throughout the year, but peaks in April and May, making the dry months from June to September more favourable for outdoor activities.

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

    Visitors in Kisumu often enjoy a boat ride on Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, or explore Kisumu Museum to learn about the local Luo culture. A trip to the Impala Sanctuary, home to a variety of wildlife, can also be a fascinating experience.

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

    The most popular time to visit Kisumu is from July to September when the weather is pleasant. During this period, visitors might enjoy the annual Kisumu Maritime Festival, a celebration of the region's cultural and maritime heritage.

  • What are the best places to stay in Kisumu?

    Megacity, known for its vibrant nightlife and shopping, and Milimani, recognized for its tranquil lakeside views and high-end accommodations, are often suggested places to stay in Kisumu. The town center, with its close proximity to major attractions, is also frequently recommended.

  • What are the best places to visit in Kisumu?

    Frequently visited places in Kisumu include the Kisumu Museum, dedicated to local heritage, the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary, home to free-ranging impalas, and the Kit Mikayi Rock Formation, an intriguing natural attraction.

  • What are some hiking trails in Kisumu?

    While Kisumu is not typically known for its hiking trails, adventurous visitors often take short hikes around Dunga Hill Camp for panoramic views of Lake Victoria, or venture to nearby Ndere Island National Park, 50km away, offering walking safaris amidst diverse wildlife.

  • What are some family activities to do in Kisumu?

    Families visiting Kisumu can enjoy a day out at the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary to observe a variety of wildlife, explore the hands-on exhibits at the Kisumu Museum, or take a peaceful boat ride on Lake Victoria. A visit to the Ecofinder Kenya's Dunga Eco Camp offers engaging eco-tours.

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

    You can explore the scenic beauty of Ruma National Park, located 140km from Kisumu, known for its abundance of rare roan antelope. For bird lovers, a trip to Saiwa Swamp National Park, 150km away, can be an exciting experience with sightings of the rare sitatunga antelope and plentiful bird species.

  • Do tiny house rentals in Kisumu have free parking?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 tiny house rentals with free parking in Kisumu. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Kisumu?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Kisumu. Choose from more than 320 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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