Kisumu Holidays

Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya and is the country’s third largest town. The city rests against Lake Victoria where ferries dock and shuttle off. The quiet streets feature an understated charm, with the occasional mansion and luxury car here and there.

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How to get to Kisumu

Here's what you need to know about getting to Kisumu. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Kisumu takes 22 hours.

When to go to Kisumu

Typical Holiday Price

£772 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Kisumu varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - September is the cheapest month to go to Kisumu.

Things to see and do in Kisumu

Alex Gibson | Trip by SkyscannerGovernors' Mfangano Island
Governors' Mfangano Island
Adam Jones, Ph.D. | FlickrKisumu Central Market
Kisumu Central Market
mikecogh | FlickrKisumu Museum
Kisumu Museum

Reviews of Kisumu

Alicia Diaze
Alicia Diaze

the best things about it was the culture and food and just so many wonderful people around. love it.


the kisumu airport

Andre Perpiñan
Andre Perpiñan

Fue increiblee esperiencia rejuvenezedora

Wycliffe Yongo
Wycliffe YongoKisumu

Nearby destinations



Lake Manyara