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3 days Tour Ssese Island & Kalangala, Lake Victoria

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3 days tour Ssese Islands & Kalangala Safari, Ssese Island which is also known as Bugala Island that lies in the northwestern corner of Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater lake in the world! The island is approximately 51 kilometers across water, located southwest of Entebbe.


You will wake up early, have breakfast, making sure you're ready by 10:00 am to be picked up and dropped off at Nakiwogo. Have all the necessities for your 3 days tour Ssese Island that is to say, insect repellent, camera, raincoat and warm sweater for the cold night! Upon your arrival after you have had lunch on the way, you can walk around and take pictures as you get a briefing from your tour guide about the island and all the activities that you will be doing.

The ferry will depart from Nakyiwogo, Entebbe at 1:00 am. The ride will take 3hours in total. You should arrive in Kalangala by 3pm, driving straight to your booked accommodation and checking in. You will have time to freshen up and have an evening of relaxation, enjoying the beautiful sunset as it kisses the waters of Lake Victoria. Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm and you can feel free to enjoy the campfire! We recommend an early night for the next day's activities.


Wake up for a cup of African coffee or Ssese islands tea and at 6:30 am be ready to set off with the fishermen to fish for about 2 hours. Enjoying, the typical African fishing experience that is extremely exciting, rewarding your efforts with a fat tilapia for lunch. You will then be driven back to your accommodation to have your breakfast and head for an afternoon nature walk, coupled with bird watching. Ssese Island is blessed with variety of beautiful birds like Small Egrets and Kingfishers.

About 12:30 pm drive back to your accommodation facility and have lunch then rest. At about 2:00 pm set off for canoeing and an evening hike in the Lutoboka Central Forest Reserve at the hilltop, get to view the beautiful scenery and take pictures of both nature and sunset. You will be picked up from the hike and driven back to your accommodation facility for your dinner and overnight.


You will wake up early and have a quick breakfast making sure you are ready by 7:00 am you ought to be out and leaving the hotel or you can ask to have your breakfast to be packed. You will have security checks for boarding the ferry at 7:30 am and you will then board and be set off for Nakiwogo Entebbe at exactly 8:00 am. Expect to arrive by 11:00 am, as your driver/guide will be waiting for you to be driven back to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe

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