Kakamega is located approximately 180 miles (290 kilometers) from Nairobi, the national capital.
No spots are the same; each is endowed with its own magic. So, if you have time, stop by a couple of the other places surrounding Kakamega. Kisumu and Eldoret are two more places worth checking out while you're in Kenya.
Should the weather turns nasty; don't panic, Kenya boasts a wide range of craft workshops, guaranteed to keep you busy.
Signing up for one of the wildlife safaris and wildlife spotting tours is an excellent way to gain a deeper understanding of Kenya.
Delve into the culture of Kenya by trying local food. Potato and maize are used as part of dishes in this area. Ugali (cornmeal) and irio (mashed peas and potato mix) are popular with travelers and local foodies. To finish your Kenya meal, try chilled banana cream. At the end of your meal, unwind with a refreshing local Picana (mango juice).
The 12th of December is the day when many people in Kenya celebrate Independence Day, so look out for special events and festivities if you're lucky enough to be staying in Kenya at that time.
When it's time to say goodbye to Kakamega, head to the nearest major airport situated in Entebbe, 160 miles (257 kilometers) away.