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Ssese Islands Uganda: Tour Operators and Travel Information

Ssese Islands are located in Uganda and are the best Islands to visit. As you get to the Bugala Island, you will be welcomed by the cool water of Lake Victoria and the white fine sandy beaches. You will be mesmerized by the beauty of the beaches and a closer look to the green forest that is occupies a big part of the Island. The Ssese Islands are made up of 84 islands and are situated in the northwestern side of Lake Victoria in Uganda. Bugala Island is acknowledged to be a dwelling to Kalangala town along its headquarters. It’s the busiest Island where you can do some local shopping and still meet people as they carry out their daily activities.

Bugala Island is now accessible by the use of MV Kalangala ship, it has a fixed timetable and travels to Kalangala on a daily basis. The ship sets off from Nakiwogo pier Entebbe and time is 2.00pm prompt and gets to Lutoboka pier on Bugala Island at 5.00PM.It leaves for Entebbe in the morning at exactly 11.00am.In order to excite your trip, you may come with some books to read or some games in case you are traveling with kids. This can be done when you get tired of seeing the natural beauty that surrounding the lake. On arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by a representative of the booked hotel. They will help you carry your luggage as they walk you to the hotel; some of the hotels are located a bit far from the arrival point.

It will be good to book a lodge that is close to the beach, you will enjoy the cool breeze and still wake up to the sound of the birds. The room you take up must be able to give you a perfect view of the scenery. Truth be told, there are no luxurious hotels on the island the best you can get are cottages, lodges and camps that are budget friendly. The hotels are not in place because we believe that people visit the island to enjoy the cool breeze of the beaches and also the different lifestyle that is not found anywhere else. As you plan to travel to the island, it’s better to live your phone or laptop behind because there is not sufficient electricity to help you charge your gadgets. All you need to do is to relax and enjoy the natural environment that is still intact.

Bugala Island is well known for its white sandy beaches and majority of the people come to the island particularly for the beach. The sand is pure white with clear clean water that will attract you to swim. The entire day may be spent lying at the beach or playing different beach games. The night is spent on camp fire, entertainment and lots of food to eat. Photographic funs will definitely take beautiful snaps that will always remind them of the exciting trip they had on the island. As the sun sets in the evening, it’s a wonderful moment in a lifetime.

Among the activities that are done at the beach include fishing. Once you get a chance and catch one, your tour will be exciting. You can also take on the boat rides and enjoy Mother Nature that may include some other smaller islands. It’s one of those destinations that harbor different kinds of bird species. Bird watchers may have their dreams come true. You may decide to take on guided nature walks or even take a walk to the nearby villages and interact with the local people.