Tour overview

Book 3 days Ssese Island tour and explore the magical Ssese Archipelago which comprises of over 84 islands in the northwestern side of scenic Lake Victoria. Ssese Islands straddle in the northwestern side of Lake Victoria-which is the second largest Lake on earth and the largest in Africa. The Ssese Islands offer the most romantic atmosphere and perfect place for honeymooners.

Ssese Islands are reachable from Nakiwogo in Entebbe or Masaka through Bukakata where you also have opportunity to get to Equator line. A visit to these magical islands on 3 days Ssese Island tour rewards travel endeavors with unforgettable experiences. You will have opportunity to experience the magical tropical islands and walk via the rainforest while enjoying the cool breeze at the beaches.

Activities to do while on 3 days Ssese Island tour

  • Forest walk
  • Swimming
  • Beach volleyball
  • Fishing-optional
  • Cycling optional

Brief itinerary of 3 days Ssese Island tour

Day 1: Travel to Ssese Island on Lake Victoria

Day 2: Nature walks

Day 3: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Ssese Island on Lake Victoria

Have breakfast in the morning and after, meet our driver guide who will transfer you to Nakiwogo Landing Site in Entebbe to start your 3 days Ssese Island tour on Lake Victoria. This will take you about 3 hours to get to Ssese Islands. The other alternative route takes you via Masaka southwestern Kampala about 2 hours’ drive from Kampala to pier in Masaka. It takes you half an hour on water and one hour to drive on the Island to your lodge or walk for a few meters depending on location of y0ur accommodation facility from the landing site. For music lovers, it is fun being here as most music or parties take place here.

Accommodation option

Brovad Sands Lodge/camp

Day 2: Nature walks

Get up early in the morning and enjoy the breathtaking views of the beautiful sand beaches on Ssese Island and there are many ways for you to spend your day. You can embark on full day nature walk or forest walk in Lutoboka Central Forest Reserve. This is a medium altitude rainforest which straddles at 378 hectares and it was gazetted in 1948. It is a prominent home to numerous birds that account for over 300 avifaunal species and many primates. Later, get back to enjoy lunch and relaxation at the white sand beach on Lake Victoria.

Accommodation choices

Brovad Sands Lodge/camp

Day 3: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

Get up early in the morning and enjoy your breakfast. After, you will check out from a hotel of your choice ready to get back on a ferry about 3 hours to Nakiwogo Landing Site or use Bukakata ferry and have a chance to take photos at the Equator.

End of 3 days Ssese Island tour

Package includes the following:

    • Transportation in a 4×4 van or Landcruiser.
    • Entrance fees
    • Driver
    • Accommodation
    • Bottled drinking water
    • Meals at your accommodation


  • Tips and Gratuity
  • Flight fares
  • Visa fees
  • Travel and Health Insurance
  • Meals outside Itenerary
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks outside itenerary
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