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Homa Bay is in western Kenya.


Get in[edit]

Easy Coach bus to Nairobi takes 8 hours. A bus to Kericho 4 hours, to Mbita 1½ hours, and to Kisumu 3 hours.

  • Its 58 km from Homa Bay to Kisii

Get around[edit]

It's a small town - you can walk to most places.


  • Asego Hill (just beyond the town). Takes about one hour to walk up.
  • Ruma National Park.



  • Kenya Commercial Bank. Has a Mastercard/Visa Card ATM.
  • Shivling Supermarket, C 19 Road. 8am-7pm. Has most of what you might need.
  • Homa Bay Supermarket Ltd, C19 Road (town center). 7.30am-6.30pm. large supermarket which has most things. lower prices.
  • Equity Bank (Lore Plaza). 24 hour atm. has a master card atm.




  • Littie Nike Guest House, +254 7220615941. Single/double rooms. from Ksh 900.
  • Bay Lodge. Single rooms. Ksh 900.
  • Asego Stores Summer Bay (next to Mosque, opposite KCB bank.), +254 733-268718. Single/double room. From Ksh 1100.
  • Sheraton Guest House, behide the matatu stage., +254 728-129458. Single/double rooms. from Ksh 1000.
  • Ruma Tourist Lodge. (backing on to a Total station.), +254 701-238422. Single/double rooms. from Ksh 1,100.


Go next[edit]

Mbita town and Rusinga island.

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