3 Days Ssese Islands Safari Tour

3 Days Ssese Islands Safari Tour is one of the exciting tour packages and best done with the local tourists in Uganda. However, Ssese Islands are the collection of the 84 islands in Lake Victoria, found in Kalangala district of about 51 kilometers away from a shining town of Entebbe. Its highlight activity is fishing although tourism is developing so fast. Absolutely, Ssese Islands are one of the top popular tourist attractions while on safari Uganda. Of which Bugala Island is the largest and most visited. Other major islands include Nsirwe island, Funve Island, Bubende Island, Bugala Island, Serinya Island, Kitobo Island, Kigungu Island, Ngamba as well as Kalangala where the main district administrative offices are located. Ssese Islands are located in quiet populated areas which allows one to escape from the stressful life in the noisy or busy urban areas. The islands have pristine /clear waters, white sandy beaches and a green virgin rain forest. Visitors here can engage in different amazing activities such as Swimming, canoeing, beach games, Quad biking, boat cruises, you can as well visit the local fishing communities, the Islands are also good for birding and small primates viewing among others. Ssese Islands are an ideal place for holiday makers, couples, lovers and good for honeymooners. This 3 days Uganda Ssese Islands tour starts from Entebbe or Kampala and ends in Kampala or Entebbe.

3 Days Ssese Islands Safari Tours

Trip Highlight for 3 Days Ssese Islands Safari Tour

  • Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Nakiwogo landing site 
  • Day 2: Forest walk, fishing, swimming, beach volleyball
  • Day 3: Return to Kampala or Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Nakiwogo landing site 

Pick up and Transfer to Ssese Island: on your day 1, you will be picked up from Kampala or Entebbe Airport and be transferred to Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe early before 2:00 pm. At exactly 2:00 pm it’s when the ferry leaves. You will sail to the largest island of Bugala and if you arrive earlier in the day at Entebbe Airport our driver /guide will first take you for a tour a round Entebbe botanical gardens or the ‘’UWE’’ Uganda Wildlife Education Center ‘’Zoo’’. But when you arrive late at the Airport, you will begin the journey by sailing to the island on ferry transport, enjoy the beautiful sites of the second largest fresh water lake in the world that is Lake Victoria. You will be dropped at the Lutoboka bay in Bugala Island and by this time, you will just mention how beautiful the Island is. Check in at the hotel, do refreshment and take awesome walk to admire the beautiful scenery. Then the rest of the evening will be spent relaxing as you enjoy the white sand beach. You can request for camp fire later in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the hotel/lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Forest walk, Swimming, fishing at the Ssese Island

Forest walk: Wake up, have breakfast and begin your beautiful day by watching the sun rise. Then go for a guided forest walk within the Bugala Island accompanied by the trained guide to take you to tour all the important places around the Island  while explaining information about the history as well as culture significant of each view .The guide will also help you locate to abundant of birds and be able to see species like African fish eagle ,palm nut vultures ,Jewel pygmy kingfisher ,hornbills ,paradise flycatcher ,barbets ,grey parrot .Turacos among others ,have primates viewing like monkeys ,sightseeing of beautiful butterflies and others wildlife species as you walk through the forest in the island.

Boat Cruise: After forest walk, you will go for boat cruise be able to visit the fishing land sites and learn about their fishing lifestyle. Enjoy the photo taking around the site as many as you can. Go for lunch.

Later on, after lunch, you can engage in one of these activities as an optional sunbathing, beach game, swimming among others. Dinner and overnight stay.

3 Days Ssese Islands Safari Tours
3 Days Ssese Islands Safari Tours

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner   

Day 3: Return to Kampala or Entebbe Airport

Return to Kampala or Airport: Wake up, enjoy your breakfast, check out of the lodge and be transferred back to the main land, then be driven to Entebbe or Kampala. The ferry leaves Bugala at exactly 8am and arrives in Entebbe at 11am.Our safari driver will be at Nakiwogo waiting for you to drive back to Entebbe Airport to catch up your flight back home or at Kampala at your hotel. And we believe you will leave with quite beautiful memories on your Uganda Safaris. 

End of 3 Days Uganda Ssese Islands

Tour Includes;

  • Full board accommodation
  • Ferry crossing fee
  • Pick up and drop off 
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Boat cruise
  • Walking safari

Tour Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visas
  •  Travel insurance
  • Tips
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