Heritage of the Bukusu Forts

Heritage of the Bukusu Forts – 6 Facts to Know the Bukusu or Babukusu are the largest of the 17 houses sub-tribes of the Luhya are today found largely in Western Kenya and Eastern Uganda. Learn all about Bukusu origin, ancestry, clans, traditions and culture. Commonly referred as the Bukusu, the name Babukusu was given to the community by other […]

Facts About the Great Migration

Facts About the Great Migration – Guided by the instinct to survive, the smell of rain and sound of thunder spur millions of gnus forward. This is a perilous journey beset in deep uncertainty. About 2 million animals following the rains, on a death defying, 3 000 km odyssey, making the trek with two things […]

Alego Kogelo Village Kenya

Alego Kogelo Village Kenya – To date, Kogelo remains to be a famous touristic village since the election of the 44th and First African-American President of the USA. Visitors still come to  Kogelo Village to witness the birth place of the father of the American president who happens to be a Luo by tribe. The […]

Last Frontier in Kenya

Last Frontier in Kenya – To many, Malaba seem to be a small town in Kenya that can be explored easily within a day. However, we would like to recommend that you consider taking a few days around. Oluokos Signature will help you weave so cool experiential excursions for a day or two.   Malaba […]

Birding in Western Kenya

Birding in Western Kenya – The little visited Western Kenya is host to about two thirds of the 1,134 bird species found in Kenya. It stretches from Maasai Mara in the South, bordering Tanzania, to Mount. Elgon National Park in the North, bordering Uganda. Western Kenya protects the world’s greatest and most spectacular wildlife migration […]

Top 5 Places for Birding in Kisumu

Top 5 Places for Birding in Kisumu – Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Winam Gulf, Ahero Rice Paddies and Dunga Bay are somewhat off the normal safari itineraries that are offered by Kenya safari companies. Western Kenya circuit in our opinion is well worth a visit for any serious birders and curious tourist out there. We recommend that […]

10 Places for Birding in Nairobi, Kenya

10 Places for Birding in Nairobi, Kenya – Kenya is an ideal destination for birders. The country’s endemic birds are something to behold while the migratory bird species give birdwatchers the chance to observe the birds in their natural habitats. Kenya is certainly a birding location for everyone. Almost 1100 bird species have been recorded in Kenya, […]

Western Kenya – 12 Reasons Why You Must Visit

Western Kenya Getway to Masai Mara

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