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Flights to Bukoba

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Bukoba is a town situated on the southwestern shores of Lake Victoria in Tanzania. It offers historical and natural attractions for visitors. Those interested in history can explore the Bukoba Museum to learn about the region's past. Nature lovers can take a boat trip to nearby Musira Island, a former prison island, or visit the Kyamunene caves and waterfalls. Bukoba is also known for its coffee and vanilla production, so travellers interested in local agriculture may find it appealing. This destination might be a good choice for you if you're looking for a place with a mix of cultural and natural attractions, without the crowds of a major city.

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Airports near Bukoba

Reach Bukoba your way. You can easily travel to Bukoba using any of these 4 airports.

Mwanza International Airport

Located approximately 200 kilometres northeast of Bukoba, Mwanza International Airport is the closest international airport to the city. It offers domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Entebbe International Airport

Situated in neighboring Uganda, Entebbe International Airport is approximately 250 kilometres northwest of Bukoba. It serves as a major hub for international flights and offers connections to various destinations in Africa and beyond.


Kigali International Airport

Although a bit farther away, Kigali International Airport in Rwanda is another viable option for travellers heading to Bukoba. It is located around 350 kilometres southwest of Bukoba and offers both domestic and international flights.


Kilimanjaro International Airport

If you prefer a larger airport with more flight options, Kilimanjaro International Airport is a good choice. Situated approximately 500 kilometres southeast of Bukoba, it is the main international gateway to Tanzania and offers connections to various destinations worldwide.

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Things to do in Bukoba

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Kagera River

As the longest river flowing into Lake Victoria, the Kagera River is a must-visit attraction in Bukoba. The river offers breathtaking views and a serene environment perfect for relaxation. Visitors can enjoy a boat ride, fishing, or simply sit by the river bank and soak in the beauty of nature. The river is also home to a variety of bird species, making it a paradise for bird watchers.

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Bukoba War Memorial Stadium

This is a significant landmark in Bukoba, serving as a reminder of the town's historical past. The stadium is not only a place for sports events but also a venue for cultural festivals and concerts. Its unique architecture and historical significance make it a must-visit for history buffs and sports enthusiasts alike.

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The Bukoba Market

Experience the vibrant local culture at the Bukoba Market. This bustling marketplace is filled with local vendors selling a variety of goods, from fresh produce and local delicacies to handmade crafts and textiles. It's a great place to interact with the locals, learn about their way of life, and pick up some unique souvenirs.

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