3 days Ssese Island tour & Kalangala Safari

3 days Ssese islands tour 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.

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  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Amazing Boat cruise on Lake Victoria
  • Ferry crossing on lake victoria to Kalangala island
  • Services of professional english speaking guide
  • Delicious meals
  • 2 nights Accommodations on ssese island
  • Airport Transfers


DAY 1 : Travel to Ssese island Kalangala ‐ Lake Victoria

You will wake up early, have breakfast, making sure you’re ready by 10:00am to be picked up and dropped off at Nakiwogo. Have all the necessities for your three days Ssese Island tour 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 1:00am. 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 7:00pm and you can feel free to enjoy the campfire! We recommend an early night for the next day’s activities.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Kingfisher Camp ( Tents )
  • Mid ‐ range : Pearl Gardens Resort
  • Budget : Mirembe Resort Beach
  • Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner

DAY 2 : Activity day at Ssese Islands, Lake Victoria.

Wake up for a cup of African coffee or Ssese islands tea and at 6:30am be ready to set off with the fishermen to fish for about 2hours. 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 12:30pm drive back to your accommodation facility and have lunch then rest. At about 2:00pm 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.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Kingfisher Camp ( Tents )
  • Mid ‐ range : Pearl Gardens Resort
  • Budget : Mirembe Resort Beach
  • Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Travel Back to Kampala / Entebbe

You will wake up early and have a quick breakfast making sure you are ready by 7:00am 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 7:30am and you will then board and be set off for Nakiwogo Entebbe at exactly 8:00am. 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

What to bring

  • Rain jacket is essential as it could unpredictably rain
  • Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • Sunglasses to protect direct sun rays
  • A Zoom lens Camera for photographs
  • A good insect repellant to keep those persistent insects away

Package for Ssese island Safari includes:

  • Airport pick and drop off
  • Transportation by private safari vehicle
  • Driver allowances
  • Guide fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Accommodation in self-contained rooms / cottages for 2 night
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary

Package for Ssese island Safari excludes :

  • Airfares
  • Uganda Visas
  • Luxury drinks
  • Luxury drinks
  • Personal laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone fees
  • Porter fees for carrying lodges
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes