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KEEP Bandas at Kakamega Forest

Lirhanda Hill, Kakamega 50100 Kenya See on map
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

In our top 3 of things to do in Kenya. You stay in basics bandas, no electricity but really close to nature (Monkey playing above your head). We enjoyed the walking with the ranger Carolyn, which are involved in the park conservation, and have a...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Félix D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The KEEP bandas are very rustic. If you're looking for a comfy, cozy stay, this is not the place for you. But if you're looking for a fun adventure staying right in the forest with the monkeys while supporting the Kakamega Environmental Education Program (KEEP),...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank inviolet
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I've stayed here twice, once in 2015 and once in 2016. The bandas are attractively set up in an area on the outskirts of the rainforest. I would recommend Abraham as a guide, who is incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about the rainforest and its conservation....More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank ejk632
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I spent two nights here with my two boys ages 8 and 10. We had a wonderful time, especially since we were the only people at the campsite. There was no electricity, running water, cell-phone service, or internet which gave us lots of time to...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank r0dneylc
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We stayed here for one night as a base for exploring the forest. The bandas do not have electricity, but a kerosene lantern is provided at night. Very basic food is available in the area, such as beans, rice, and chapati (and not much more)....More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Kelsey K
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Five beautiful, well-appointed thatched huts, with either five beds, four beds or three. Right in the middle of the astonishing Kakamega Forest, Kenya's last tropical rainforest. Solomon, your friendly host, More can prepare tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner all for under $10 each. Guided sunrise, sunset, and night forest walks available, as well as village visits and local Luhya story-telling. Less
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US$10 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kenya > Western Province > Kakamega
Number of rooms
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US$10 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kenya > Western Province > Kakamega
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"Bring hiking boots! I didn't but I luckily had an old pair of trainers that got wrecked. Also the paths..."
28 Aug 2014
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