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Forest Island

Bird in Kakamega ForestButterflies in Kakamega ForestBullfighting in KakamegaKakamega ForestWhite Colobus Monkey in Kakamega ForestBlue Monkey in Kakamega Forest
  • General Information

    Other Name: -, , State: Western Province , Kenya
    Area: 0
    Languages Spoken: -
    Long Distance Code: -
    Importance: Bullfighting
    Best Time to Visit: January to February and July-Aug
    International Access: -
  • Description

    It is a town in western Kenya.The most famous attraction is the Kakamega Forest.The main economic activity here is farming and fishing.Kakamega is also home to Africa''''s largest and most aggressive cobra, the Kakamega forest cobra.
  • Location

    52 km north of Kisumu.
  • Climate

BullfightingThis is the famous sport in this region.This is an all year round event that takes place in Sigalagala near the thick Kakamega forest. The bulls are fed traditional beer before the sport start.
Kakamega ForestKakamega Forest is the main tourist destination in the area.It is also home to Africa''s largest and most aggressive cobra, the Kakamega forest cobra.It was established to protect mid-altitude tropical rainforest.Over 300 bird species,350 varities of trees and many types of butterflies,snakes are found in this forest. Also black and white colobus monkey,forest buck,blue monkey and a lot more varities of animals can be seen here.