Travel to / from Kagera
If you are coming to Kagera, you can travel in a variety of ways. Here are most common ways:
You can also travel trough Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar or Nairobi. Fly to Mwanza with Precision Air and then get a connecting flight to Bukoba. From Dar es Salaam there are 4 flights everyday to and from Mwanza. Bukoba airport is on Aerodrome Road near the lake.
Precision Air office is near the bus stand in Bukoba. Always confirm your
flights two days before you fly.
Precision air office in Dar es Salaam:
It leaves Mwanza on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at about 9 pm and arrives in Bukoba the next morning around 8 am, the boat stops first at Kemondo Bay, so make sure you don't get off too early. Book tickets in advance (at the Bukoba tourist centre, Kiroyera Tours or at the harbor) before first and second-class tickets are sold out.
Mwanza - Bukoba
!!! AT THE MOMENT THE TRAIN FROM MWANZA ONLY RUNS TILL DODOMA !!!
The bus stand is in the centre of Bukoba town. Jaguar/ Gateway / Dolphin Bus Services (+255 744786364) runs from Bukoba to Kampala everyday at 7.00 am (Tsh 10.000). A bus from Kampala to Bukoba runs everyday at 11.00 am.
Tawfiq Executive Falcon (+255 28-2221683) runs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to Nairobi (Tsh 28.000) and Dar es Salaam (Tsh 45.000). There are Tawfiq offices in Muleba and Bukoba.
Tashrif (+255 282220427) have a bus that does the central line to Dar on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from Bukoba via Kahama , Nzega, Singida, Dodoma, Morogoro, to Dar es Salaam (Tsh 35.000).
Salatoga Line has a bus to Kigoma (Tsh 14.000) every Tuesday and Saturday.
Rajabar Visram and Sons has a bus to Biharamulo (Tsh 5.000) everyday except Sunday. A bus to Ngara (Tsh 8.500) every Friday and to Kigoma (Tsh 12.000) every Monday and Wednesday.
Scandinavia runs from Kampala to Arusha and Dar es Salaam, via Nairobi. You can board it from Kampala through Jaquar Bus Services. All the Scandinavia booking you can do trough Kiroyera Tours.