Migori is the ideal base for tourists who want to explore Kenyas natural beauty on an individual safari. The great Massai Mara National Park can be reached through the Oloololo Gate, which is approximately 80 kilometers away from Migori Town. Ruma National Park is located around 60 kilometers north of Migori. Another attraction is Thimlich Ohinga, an ancient Luo fort believed to have been built in the 15th Century. It is now an UNESCO world heritage site. The ruins are located 46km from Migori town on Migori – Muhuru road. Migori Town is just 22 kilometers away from Isebania, a small town bordering Tanzania, that can be easily reached by the well-tarmaced Migori-Isebania road.
Migori Town Facts
Migori Town is the capital of Migori County, located in the southwestern part of Kenya which was previously known as Nyanza Province. Migori County is bordering Homa-Bay, Kisii and Narok Counties. The town has an urban population of around 32,000 and total population of 47,000 (1999 census). Migori Town offers a variety of businesses, such as hardware shops, jua kali metal works, super markets and kiosks along the main road.
The rainy season is between March and May. The soils are well drained and tending to loamy, favouring the cultivation of maize, beans, fruits, vegetables, tobacco, sugarcane, coffee, and groundnuts.
Tourists can enjoy comfortable accomodation in various hotels in Migori Town. The postal code for Migori Town is 40400. Migori phone area code is (0)59.