Ssese Islands

Ssesse Islands

The Ssese Islands, present in the Lake Victoria, are a group of around eighty four islands that are located in the north-western sides of this enormous lake. Locals and tourists are able to access the islands by charting a motorized boat from either the cities of Kampala or Entebbe. The Ssese Island remains to be one of the most favorite islands of all the tourists so far. The country benefits from the economic and tourist activity in this region, mostly due to the Ssese Island and the Buvuma Islands, which is the second best island of the Lake Victoria. Most of the other islands of this area are inhabited. In addition to that, these islands are basically divided into two groups, i.e. The Bugala Group and the Koome Group, whereas, the Bugala Island belongs to the group of the Ssese islands. The Bugala Island is one of the largest islands that come under the Ssese Island. You can stay in luxurious hotels or resorts, near the Lake, to enhance your travel experience.

Most of these islands are occupied by the Bantu-speaking people and they are considered to be quite hospitable, which is one of the reasons why tourism is rapidly increasing with more and more infrastructure being developed on these islands. Furthermore, these islands are considered to be among the top 10 best tourist places in Uganda. The Bugala Island is home to the Kalangala town, which hosts the district’s headquarters, and thus, it is one of the busiest places on the islands. The means of travel from one place to another are still old-fashioned in a manner, and one has to take the MV Kalangala ship to the Bugala Island.

However, if you have already booked a hotel for yourself then the representatives of that hotel would be present there and will take your luggage, as the hotels are mostly situated a few meters away from the pier. The hotels present on the islands of the Lake Victoria are mostly located on the beachfront, which means that you can enjoy your trip to the fullest by cherishing the breathtaking views from your hotel, depending on the location of your room. What is more that you can cherish the various activities going on around the beach, for instance, barbecues, music on the weekends, bonfires, fishing trips, boat trips, and so much more. Fishing, however, remains the major activity on these islands, as there are over 200 species of fish in this region.

The various attractions on these islands give the tourists the chance to relax and soak up a little of the atmosphere of the lake. Other than that, it is a magnificent place for the photograph enthusiasts, as there are countless locations where you can capture ideal photographs of the landscape and yourself. Nevertheless, one should keep in mind that there are several mosquitoes in the area, so make sure that you protect yourself from the potential threat of malaria. However, the light breeze of the location keeps them away and it also keeps the temperature bearable.


.Ssesse Islands

Ssese Islands

can be found inside the famous Lake Victoria and is set on a serene location offering visitors fantastic opportunities to relax. The fresh and peaceful atmosphere at the cool islands offers you a tranquil environment where you will unwind and forget any trouble in life and have time to rejuvenate. Ssese Islands has beautiful and luscious panoramas that are perfect for all who want to relax and unwind in white sands in numerous ways.

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