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3 Days to Lake Bunyonyi

 3 Day safari to Lake Bunyonyi |Bunyonyi Safari Holidays

Tour overview for 3 days safari to Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi is known as one of the most visited spot in Uganda the south western part of Uganda, harboring a lot of relaxing islands. Lake bunyonyi is located in the South Western part of Uganda shared by  Kisoro and Kabale districts and is close to the Rwandan border just about 2 hours’ drive from Kigali Rwanda’s capital.

Lake Bunyonyi is as well as known as Uganda’s deepest lake and second in Africa with a varying depth between 44m and 900m, a width of 7km and 25km long.

The lake is lying on an altitude of about 1962meters above sea level leaving it in a position of second deepest lake in Africa. The lake derives its name from small birds which resides on the lake ‘’place of many little birds’’

The lake is commonly known for its fresh waters, moderate temperatures and ever changing climate that is mostly cool in the mornings and evenings, let alone the scenery that is characterized by the flourishing green terraced hills and the breathtaking 29 Islands that are scattered transversely in the central part of the water.

The Lake is among Uganda’s few lakes that are Bilharzia free and safe for swimming. Reaching the park takes about 7 hours’ drive from the Kampala Uganda’s capital and largest city. Many activities can be enjoyed at the lake so it such a must visit destination while on a Ugandan safari.

Detailed itinerary for Lake Bunyonyi tours

Day 1-Travel from Kampala to Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi tours, you will be met and picked-up by our safari guide/driver either at the hotel in Kampala/Entebbe, after set off to Southwestern part of Uganda for the lifetime experience in Lake Bunyonyi. Before arriving at the Lake, make a stopover at the equator crossing for photography and also if interested buy some souvenirs. Proceed to Mbarara town where you will have lunch before heading to Kabale. When you reach Kabale town, continue to Lake Bunyonyi the evening for is reserved for relaxation dinner and an overnight.

Destination: Lake Bunyonyi

Meal plan: full board

Accommodation Option:

Budget: Hawks Eye Lodge | Bunyonyi View Resort

Mid-Range: Bunyonyi Overland Resort | Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Luxury: Bird nest @ Bunyonyi resort | Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyonyi

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 2- Tour around Lake Bunyonyi

On this morning after breakfast, enjoy a magical cultural experience and visit the Abaheesi and Batwa communities, you will interact with them as they teach you some of their norms and culture; it is surely a good time spent here. Come back to the lodge for lunch and later go for a boat cruise on the lake where you will get chance to view various birds among many others. The lake has beautiful landscape including some of the 29 islands including the punishment island and the guide will help to explain why it was named. Retire back to the lodge for relaxation long the pool side.

Accommodation Option:

Budget: Hawks Eye Lodge | Bunyonyi View Resort

Mid-Range: Bunyonyi Overland Resort | Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Luxury: Bird nest @ Bunyonyi resort | Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyonyi

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 3- Travel back to Kampala

Have breakfast and your guide will take you for a nature walk around, and have the last glance of the stunning landscape around the area. After drive back to Kampala with lunch break at Mbarara/Equator Then drive to Kampala stopping in Mbarara town for lunch. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening which marks the end of your tour around the beautiful lake.

End of 3 days safari to Lake Bunyonyi

Includes in the 3 Day safari to Lake Bunyonyi

Accommodations on full board basis,

Entrance Fees

boat cruise

English Speaking Driver/guide,

4wheel Drive Safari Vehicle,

Bottled Drinking Water, Boat trips, Transport and all mentioned activities apart from the extra/optional ones.

Excludes in the 3 Day safari to Lake Bunyonyi

 Air Travel fare, Uganda Visa charges, Alcoholic drinks, Laundry and Tips given to staff and guides, Insurance, and Extra activities.