It is said good things come in small packages. May be they’re usually hidden too. With the autumn and winter seasons creeping in slowly and gradually, we know the world would soon be seen indulging into the celebrations of Christmas and then to jubilantly welcome the next year. For now, why not take up a chance to sneak some time out for a serene and relaxing holiday with friends or family before the dash and hype of the two mega events pick up heat?
Let us introduce you to a holiday destination which might be small but blissful, might not be too popular for western standards but is blessed with some of nature’s supreme gifts and above all has some of the highest potentials of making up for a wonderful holiday destination; Bukoba, the capital of Kagera region in Tanzania. Located on the shore of Lake Victoria, Bukoba is one small city having truly magnificent features.
Perhaps of those features is the mild and friendly climate that the city bears all year round. Over the past, tourists have booked cheap flights to Tanzania and have visited Bukoba in times when the weather in their home countries starts becoming harsh. Apart from a beautiful surrounding, the town of Bukoba has a number of historical and manmade attractions to greet its visitors with. Among them, here are a few top ones;
Musila Island: All it would take is 20 minutes of an exhilarating experience on the Lake Victoria to completely sweep you off your feet. A trip to the Musila Island from the spectacular Spice Beach would take you on a journey to heaven. The sparkling waters of Lake Victoria are surrounded by an absolutely magical landscape. While you float away on the crystal flow, the rhythmic sounds of sparrows would add to the allure of a fine wind breeze. The path to Musila Island is truly an astounding experience to follow.
Kagera Museum: The recently established museum houses some of the most fantastic assortments of history and present. There are vast displays of tools, paintings, portraits, heritage and the most amazing pictures of Bukoba’s wildlife. The place defines the culture of Bukoba’s culture through wonders of arts. Visiting the Kagera Museum can surely be an amazing experience.
Magnificent Rubale Forest Waterfalls & Cave: Any trip to Bukoba can easily go to waste without visiting the Rubale Forest. Although the enchanting Kyamunene River Waterfalls are known as the most precious attractions of Bakoba, the entire experience of walking through thick shades and stunning natural pathways before one reaches these waterfalls, is truly spell bounding. The Rubale Forest is perhaps the most beautiful area in this town. Visitors can take a refreshing shower under these rushing cold waters or could just sit there to enjoy fantastic views of nature.
Once you step ahead of the Waterfalls, do not miss out on an intriguing marvel of nature, the U –shaped cave. You would surely be stunned to hear the tales attached to these caves which have their roots in ancient tribal wars. Guided tours would take you inside these caves which would further add to the thrill and would open secrets about Bukoba’s past.
Bahaya Culture: One of the most exciting parts of your tour could be to visit the ancient Kiziba kingdom at Gera and explore one of the cultures of one of Bukoba’s unique tribes. The Haya People, as they are known in local language, are amongst the first men in East Africa who learnt to exploit the naturally occurring Iron ore in the land. It is absolutely safe for visitors to mingle with these amiable people and to get to know about their culture and lifestyle. These people are also known for their unique dancing, food and festivals.
Whether you’re booking cheap flights to Tanzania or looking for tickets to Bukoba for visiting family, these top attractions offered by the town are surely worth your time.