A great way to explore Lake Bunyonyi

Get ready for adventure and explore Lake Bunyonyi, located in south-western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale, and it is close to the border with the Republic of Rwanda. Lake Bunyonyi is one of the most beautiful lakes in Africa dotted with 29 small islands. Visit Lake Bunyonyi for the most gorgeous scenery and beautiful and cool weather for leisure adventure seekers in Uganda.

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Lots of tourist activities to do when you get a chance to visit and explore Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda.

Boat ride around the Lake.

Visit the Punishment Island on a boat trip, where young pregnant, unmarried girls were dumped and left to die. See the big hills, big forest and big people surrounding the Lake.

Gorilla Trekking Safaris.

Lake Bunyonyi is a perfect base for visitors going for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park. It is located just 2 hours away from this home where mountain gorillas live. You can spend a night or so around Lake Bunyonyi for your nest day’s gorilla adventure. An early rise is however required to be in time for briefing at the park headquarters. In case you are interested in visiting the mountain gorillas, talk to our safari consultant for assistance and advance preparations.

Visit the Batwa People.

You can also take a boat to visit the Batwa Pygmy Tribe. These are people who choose to live in isolation. You will need to make a donation (they will put on a little traditional song and dance show for you). We recommend to our visitors to carry on with some children’s clothes, school supplies, and simple toys to donate to the Batwa community as a way of improving their livelihood.

Bird watching on Lake Bunyonyi.

Visitors can spot various birdlife which includes Herons, cardinal woodpeckers, and African Harrier Hawk. Lake Bunyonyi Islands are filled with a variety of spectacular bird species.

Where to stay during your visit to Lake Bunyonyi.

Bunyonyi Overland Resort  

A lakeshore accommodation set on the bank of Lake Bunyonyi, Bunyonyi Overland Resort is a luxury accommodation that serves as the ideal nature getaway. Accommodation options include cottages, furnished tents, camping grounds, dormitories, and cabins. A dining area, a bar, 24-hour room service, and free Wi-Fi are available at the resort. Nature lovers will enjoy birding experiences, nature walks, boat cruises, and adventure activities such as zip-lining, canoeing, mountain biking, and quad biking in the exquisitely scenic region.

Bunyonyi Birds Nest Resort 

The Bird Nest Resort Lake Bunyonyi is located in South-West Uganda. The resort’s position at Lake Bunyonyi is situated close to the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania. The guestrooms feature a TV with DSTV and free Wi-Fi with room service also being included.  While staying here, guests can relax in the swimming pool, enjoy free use of canoes, with a pool table available for entertainment and room service offered for all meals. The restaurant & bar serves a wide range of meals prepared with fresh quality ingredients.

Come and visit Lake Bunyonyi that many refer to as the Switzerland of Africa.