Ukerewe Island

Overnight trip to the low key Ukerewe Island the largest island in the lake Victoria and the largest island in Africa.


DAY 1:

Mwanza town-Ferry to Ukerewe Island

08:00hrs after having an early breakfast at your hotel in Mwanza, we transfer to Mwanza's northern side of the port/habor to take the ferry to Ukerewe.

09:00hrs Sail for 3 to 4 hours from Mwanza to Ukerewe Island.

12:00hrs enjoy a hot lunch at Nansio town, the capital center for Ukerewe Island.

14:00hrs In the afternoon in the company of an experienced local guide, you will be shown around the island and get entertained with fascinating stories of its residents and famous chiefs.

Depending on your choices you may visit Halwego view point, the highest point on the island with rocks and caves or Rubya beach forest, an enormous pine tree forest with fine wide while sand beach for safe swimming .

Other places includes church at Kagunguli was the first one built by the Missionaries in the very beginning of the 2oth Century or take a little tour on the lake in a fishing boat.

18:00hrs Checking in to your hotel. All available hotel options are low budget range. These include Monarch Gallu beach resort, Holiday Motel, La Bima Hotel and others.

DAY 2: 

Ukerewe Island-Ferry to Mwanza town

08:00hrs after breakfast will visit the island most historical and scenic sites by bicycle including Ahandbenzo, the beach based on a coconut farm and the burial place of Ukerewe's great writers.

12:00hrs enjoy a hot lunch at Nansio town.

14:00hrs Sail for 4 to 4 hours for Ukerewe island to Mwanza town,

18:00hrs Arrive in Mwanza and transfer to your hotel/residence.

Bring enough local cash, no ATM's for the international users.
Frequent power cuts (use solar charger and head lamp just in case bring it if you do have.
Mosquito repellant and anti malaria pills are recommended to have at least on a rainy season.
The tour can be more longer than those days depending with the interest of the customers and days want to spent.

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