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About Rondo Retreat Centre

This tranquil retreat in the Kakamega Rain Forest welcomes you for a few memorable days pursuing your hobbies as a butterfly collector, beetle specialist, frog fancier, spider hunter, tourist or bird watcher.

Rondo Retreat belongs to the Trinity Fellowship, a Christian society committed to communication and conservation.

The homestead consists of a main house of clapboard and colonial corrugated iron, and five cottages in the same old style, whose proximity to the forest makes for delightful accommodation.

Accommodation consists of fifteen en-suite double rooms, with an additional three rooms in the main house. All furnished with a vintage flair, that embarks on a combination of old, new and local.

Hearty English breakfasts, midday lunches, and candlelit dinners are served in a brightly cosy dining room, in front of a crackling fire. Tea can be taken in the sitting room, on the main verandah or in your room.

The chapel perched on the edge of the garden above a dramatic drop, and set apart from the other houses for solitude, is ideal for individual prayer and congregational services, meetings, seminars and small conferences. Solar energy is provided for lights, videos and a tape-recorder.

Among the vast array of birds the Kakamega Rain Forest is home to the flamboyant great blue turaco, gemlike emerald cuckoo and the cacophonous black-and-white casqued hornbill. From the monkey family we have the blue sykes, the common black and white colobus, and the rare debrazza’s.

Rondo Retreat Centre

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 25 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 36
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • KiSwahili
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

50% deposit is required to reserve the lodging. Deposit should be paid by cheque and made out to TRINITY FELLOWSHIP and sent via SECURICOR to the Kakamega Office or via Bank Transfer to the TRINITY FELLOWSHIP A/C. It is most important to state purpose of deposit in order for us to identify payment.

Rondo Retreat Centre Rooms

Rondo Retreat Centre Map

Rondo Retreat Centre is 13.3km from the centre of Mukumu , the nearest airport 38.9km (Kisumu Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Mukumu

Kakamega Forest National Reserve

(7.3 km from Mukumu)

Kakamega Forest is situated in Western Province Kenya, north-west of the capital Nairobi, and near to the border with Uganda. It is said to be Kenya's last remnant of the ancient Guineo-Congolian rainforest that once spanned the continent. Including...