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5 Days Uganda Fishing to Lake Victoria and Ssese Islands

Tour Overview

Uganda, often referred to as the “Pearl of Africa,” is not only renowned for its diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes but also for its remarkable freshwater bodies, particularly Lake Victoria. This vast lake, shared by Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, offers an unparalleled fishing experience, attracting anglers from all corners of the globe. Embarking on a five-day fishing safari to Lake Victoria and the enchanting Ssese Islands promises an adventure filled with excitement, tranquility, and the opportunity to immerse oneself in the natural beauty of this East African gem.

Tour Highlights

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe international airport and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2: Full day exploration in Lake Victoria, fishing excursion
  • Day 3: Visit Ssese Islands and do fishing
  • Day 4: Full day fishing excursion in Ssese Islands
  • Day 5: Departure

Activity highlights

  • Fishing

5 Days Uganda Fishing to Lake Victoria and Ssese Islands: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

The journey begins with your arrival at Entebbe International Airport. Greeted by the warm breeze and the inviting smiles of your local guides, you’re swiftly whisked away to your accommodation, nestled along the shores of Lake Victoria. After settling in and indulging in a delectable Ugandan meal, anticipation builds for the adventure that lies ahead. As night falls, the tranquil lapping of the lake’s waters lulls you into a peaceful slumber, ready to embrace the excitement of the days to come.

Accommodation Options:

  • Airport view hotel
  • Victoria Rock Resort Entebbe

Destination: Entebbe

Day 2: Exploring Entebbe and Lake Victoria

Awakening to the symphony of chirping birds and the gentle rustle of palm fronds, you embark on a leisurely morning exploration of Entebbe. Strolling through the lush botanical gardens, you marvel at the vibrant array of tropical flora and fauna that call this oasis home. As the day progresses, you board a traditional fishing boat and set sail onto the shimmering waters of Lake Victoria. With expert guidance from seasoned fishermen, you cast your lines in search of the prized Nile perch, known for its impressive size and fighting spirit. As the sun dips below the horizon, you return to shore with tales of the day’s catch, ready to unwind and relish in the camaraderie of fellow anglers. Dinner an overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation Options:

  • Airport view hotel
  • Victoria Rock Resort Entebbe

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Journey to the Ssese Islands

The morning air is filled with excitement as you bid farewell to Entebbe and embark on a scenic journey to the Ssese Islands. Crossing the tranquil waters of Lake Victoria aboard a private charter, you’re greeted by the sight of lush greenery and pristine beaches stretching as far as the eye can see. Upon arrival at your island retreat, you’re welcomed with open arms by the friendly locals, eager to share their rich cultural heritage. After a sumptuous lunch featuring freshly caught seafood, you set out to explore the island’s hidden treasures, from secluded coves to ancient forests teeming with wildlife. As night falls, you gather around a crackling bonfire, swapping stories beneath the starlit sky, forging bonds that will last a lifetime. Overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation Options:

  • Brovad Sands Lodge Kalangala (Luxury)
  • Pearl Gardens Beach-Kalangala

Destination: Ssese Islands

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Fishing Excursion in Ssese Islands

With the dawn of a new day, you eagerly prepare for a fishing expedition unlike any other. Boarding a traditional wooden canoe, you venture into the heart of Lake Victoria, where the waters teem with an abundance of fish species waiting to be discovered. Guided by the expertise of local fishermen, you navigate through winding channels and pristine mangrove forests, casting your lines in pursuit of the elusive tigerfish and tilapia. As the sun reaches its zenith, you pause for a picturesque picnic on a secluded island, savoring the flavors of freshly prepared delicacies amidst breathtaking natural beauty. With your senses awakened and spirits soaring, you continue your fishing odyssey, each catch a testament to the untamed allure of Africa’s largest lake. Return to the lodge for evening rest. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

  • Brovad Sands Lodge Kalangala (Luxury)
  • Pearl Gardens Beach-Kalangala

Day 5: Farewell to Lake Victoria

As the final day of your fishing safari dawns, you savor every moment of your time spent amidst the splendor of Lake Victoria and the Ssese Islands. With a heavy heart and memories to last a lifetime, you bid farewell to the pristine shores and embark on your journey homeward. Reflecting on the experiences shared and friendships forged, you carry with you a newfound appreciation for the natural wonders of Uganda and the enduring allure of its waters. As you depart, the spirit of adventure remains alive in your heart, beckoning you to return to the enchanting shores of Lake Victoria once more.

End Of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Entebbe or Kampala to Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and End in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda.

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