lsukuti Houses are self—catering cottages situated at the Park HO in Kakarnega Forest National Reserve. They are owned and managed by Kenya Wildlife Service, KWS.
There are 2 cottages, each containing 2 self-contained bandas that can be taken together or separately. Each banda has an en-suite bedroom with twin beds, a sitting room, a dining area and a small kitchen equipped with gas stove, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glassware. Shower water is heated by a kuni booster, or fire. A resident caretaker provides kerosene lamps, blankets and pmows.
Rare game in the reserve includes the clawless offer, giant water shrew, tree pangolin and bush pig. Over 300 bird species have been recorded, some of which are found nowhere else in the country, as well as 27 species of snakes. Other attractions include massive trees, scenic spots and waterfalls. Activities include forest walking, hiking and primate, bird and butterﬂy watching.
Kakamega Forest National Reserve is 419km from Nairobi, via Nakuru and Kapsabet, The park gates are open from 6am to 7pm; park fees must be paid in cash at the gate.