This is a list of 10 best places to visit in Migori County. Migori is one of the counties in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. It covers an area of 2,586.4 square kilometers, with an estimated population of 917,170 people. The county is headed by Governor Okoth Obado.
In no particular order, here is a list of 10 best places to visit in Migori County.
1. Thimlich Ohinga
It is a pre-historic site that features rock dwellings, forts, and living places, that depict the early lifestyle of the people who settled at the site during the early Luo migration and settlement in South Nyanza. It is approximately a one hour drive from Migori Town to the pre-historic site.
2. Got Kweru
It is a pilgrimage site for the Legio Maria sect. The legendary founder and leader (Ondeto) of the sect was buried here. The Legio Maria adherents frequently hold prayers and worship at this location.
3. Macalder Gold Mines
The macalder gold mines are located in Nyatike. You can visit the place to have a glimpse of how small scale artisan gold mining happens.
4. Sori Karungu
It is a picturesque fishing village in Migori County, on the shores of Lake Victoria near the frontier with Tanzania. It is a nice place to visit for photography sessions, fishing expeditions, and sightseeing adventures.
5. Mugabo Caves
It is actually a natural rock formation that resembles a house-like composition. The attraction is located in Nyatike. It offers amazing opportunities for sightseeing adventures and hiking.
6. Gogo Falls
It is a dam spillway on River Kuja, located in Rapogi about 30 kilometers from Migori Town. It doubles as an archaeological site where some of the earliest appearances of artifacts such as pottery and iron artifacts were discovered.
7. Calabash Hotel
It is situated in a serene environment along Suna-Migori Road. It features an on-site restaurant that serves local and continental dishes, a well-stocked bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, free wifi, free parking and an airport shuttle upon request. It offers comfortable accommodation in guest rooms fitted with wardrobes, TVs with satellite reception and en-suite showers.
8. Sunaton Hotel
It offers luxury accommodation in budget single rooms, deluxe single rooms, and executive suites. It also prides in a well-manicured garden ideal for holding outdoor events, an onsite restaurant that serves both local and international cuisines and state of the art meeting/banquet facilities.
9. Treat House Resort
It is located in Rongo, off the Kisii-Migori Highway. It boasts of very spacious and clean guestrooms, extensive gardens ideal for holding events and other outdoor functions, an onsite restaurant, a bar/lounge and modern conference facilities.
10. Migori Country Lodge
It is a luxury lodge located in Migori Town. It offers comfortable accommodation in elegantly furnished guest rooms. It also prides in state of the art conference facilities, an onsite restaurant that serves sumptuous meals, a well-stocked bar that serves both alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.