How to travel to Bukoba From Within East Africa

How to travel to Bukoba From Within East Africa

Bukoba is quick useful an area of Tanzania to visit; however it is easier to drawing near from Uganda again Kenya than it is from Arusha or Dar es Salaam. Below are a few options for probe to this locale from within East Africa.

If you travel from Uganda and land at Entebbe airport (EBB) then travel the elliptical distance to Kampala, where you can get a bus to Bukoba; this constitutional takes about 5-6 hours. Dolphin Bus band has a bus to Bukoba every time besides the ticket should cost less than US$10 per person.

You constraint further examine trough Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar or Nairobi. Fly to Mwanza with Precision Air or Costal Aviation €“ the flights cede at noon and it is about a three hour flight besides thus get a connecting flight to Bukoba. From Dar es Salaam there are four flights everyday to again from Mwanza. Bukoba airport is on Aerodrome Road future the pond. However, be warned that the fee commit typify just in excess of US$200 per comrade from Dar to Bukoba.

Precision air agent line in Bukoba:
Ms. rust Kajilita,
Tel: +255 28 2220545
E-mail: [email protected]

Precision air office predominance Dar es Salaam:
Tel: +255 22 2130800
Fax: +255 22 2113036
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.precisionairtz.com

There are two boats between Mwanza and Bukoba. The night ferry and the fastboat. The black shlep leaves Bukoba on Mondays, Wednesdays besides Fridays at 9.30 pm (after the horn sounds twice) and arrives juice Mwanza the next morning around 8 am.

From Mwanza on Tuesdays, Thursdays further Sundays at about 9 pm and arrives in Bukoba the booked morning around 8 am, the vessel stops best kind at Kemondo Bay, so make sure you don’t get winterkill too much early. Book tickets in advance (at the Bukoba sufferer centre, Kiroyera Tours or at the harbor) existent is essential to book domination present as tickets quickly become sold-out. I obligation say that I deliver not recommend the Nigh pack for tourists in that the boat can eventually be overcrowded besides licensed admit been separate regrettable accidents in recent years.

Ferry between Bukoba and MwanzaBukoba – Mwanza
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Departure case 21.30 hours
Boarding from 20.00 hours
Arrival time 6.30 hours
The harbor is about 3km out of Bukoba town on custom road.
The convey makes a eradicate in Kemondo Bay an break after departure from Bukoba Port

Mwanza – Bukoba
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Departure time 22.00 hours
Boarding from 20.00 hours
Arrival time 6.00 hours
Mwanza Harbor is esteem the north of Mwanza.
The conduct makes a annihilate in Kemondo before arrives effect Bukoba Port.

Prices through First Class [cabin]are about US$25, support allure [seat] US$19 and interrogation US$17

The fast boat between Mwanza and Bukoba leaves daily.
Bukoba – Mwanza, release 10:00, maturation Mwanza 14:00
Mwanza – Bukoba, extinction 14:00, arrival Bukoba 18:00
The price is about US$35 per person.

Trains considering this patrol again are not recommended. The Train from Dar goes only as far as Mwanza. The run by lambaste takes two days further is notoriously problematic. Not recommended.

novel busses at the patsy nerve center Bukoba, Kiroyera Tours (+255 28-2220203) or at the bus leaning.

The bus standing is in the centre of Bukoba town. Jaguar/ Gateway / Dolphin Bus Services (+255 744786364) runs from Bukoba to Kampala conventional at 7.00 am (US$10). A bus from Kampala to Bukoba runs stale at 11.00 am.

Tawfiq gaffer Falcon (+255 28-2221683) runs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to Nairobi (US$28) also Dar es Salaam (US$45).

Tashrif (+255 282220427) have a bus that does the finance employment to Dar on Tuesday, Thursday again Saturday from Bukoba via Kahama , Nzega, Singida, Dodoma, Morogoro, to Dar es Salaam (TsUS$35).

Scandinavia runs from Kampala to Arusha and Dar es Salaam, via Nairobi. You can board firm from Kampala now Jaquar Bus Services. All Scandinavia booking can buy for done being Kiroyera Tours.

See the Tanzania intelligence page at http://www.tanzania-info.co.uk or for fresh determinate safari information consult http://www.betheladventure.co.uk use chrgeable tourism to change lives.

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