Bukoba traces its roots back to 1890, when Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), a German doctor, naturalist and administrator, arrived on the western shores of Lake Victoria to help establish a German foothold in the African Great Lakes region. The area became known as German East Africa and included what are now Burundi, Rwanda, and […]

The ferry that runs across Lake Victoria from Bukoba to Mwanza is now back in operation! ┬áThe boat trip saves 4 hours of driving so it is a blessing when you only have a short time! It doesn’t run every day so we recommend that you plan your trip accordingly. To pick up a ticket: […]