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3 Days’ Vacation to Ssese Island, Lake Victoria


Go on a 3days' vacation to Ssese Island on Lake Victoria, the second largest fresh water lake in the world. While on this tour, expect to appreciate & fall in love with the serene environment that the lake has to offer, the white sand beach & many more.

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Transportation (vehicle and fuel), an English speaking Driver Guide, accommodation & meals at Brovad Sands Lodges, ferry fees and mentioned activities as per itinerary.
Air tickets, meals/ snacks bought en-route, beverages consumed at Brovad Sands Lodges, health insurance and Inoculations.
No refunds applicable within 45 days prior to commencement of the tour. Cancellation ensuing from our side warrants a full refund.

Package Overview

The Ssese Islands are an archipelago of 84 islands in the northwest of Lake Victoria, Uganda. About 43 of the islands are inhabited. The islands vary in size from less than 10,000 square meters to over 40 kilometers in length, with the largest island being Buggala which is easily accessible by ferry and is a regular weekend destination for tourists from all over the world as well as Kampala residents.

The island forms an L shape (with the long stem of the L pointing south, and the short stem pointing west). There are several beachfront hotels situated along Kalangala bay near the ferry dock, which is located at the back corner of the L shape. The bay forms one large beach of white sand and it is more or less possible to walk between most of the hotels along the beach.


Day One: You will be picked up from Kampala at 10am and driven for 40Km to Entebbe town where you will have an early lunch at 12:00 and then proceed to Nakiwogo landing site to board a ferry. The ferry departs from Nakiwogo at exactly 2pm, taking about three and a half hours to Lutoboka (Kalangala Bay). Upon arrival, you will be taken directly to Brovad Sands Lodge which is about 10 minutes from the Bay. Check-in and spend the evening at leisure as you wait for your dinner. After dinner, enjoy a chilly drink besides an outdoor bonfire.

Day Two: Have breakfast at 7am and soon after you will be taken to tour Buggala Island for about 5hours which is the biggest Island that makes Kalangala. Activities on this tour include going for a guided forest walk where you will be able to check out the different flora and fauna, engaging in cultural experiences by learning about the local communities that live on the island as well as going for quad biking. Return back to the Lodge for lunch after which you can take part in any of these activities like; relaxing at the white sand beach, swimming and sunbathing at the Lodge's swimming pool, playing beach volleyball and/ or football. Other activities that might be of interest include; an athletic dawn-to-dusk cycling tour from Kalangala to Mutumbula, taking a boat ride to visit nearby islands and hiking. Return back to the Lodge after your day’s activity for dinner and overnight rest.

Day Three: Wake up to an early breakfast served at 6:30am after which you will immediately depart from Lutoboka to Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe, arriving at around 11am and then be dropped off at an agreed place in Kampala.

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P.O. Box:1888 Kampala, Uganda