3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour – Kabale, Uganda
This 3 Days Lake Bunyonyi tour take to the beautiful lake Bunyonyi in south western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale the second deepest in Africa rich in lots of birds species that you can enjoy and the lake if safe to swim in because its bilharzias free.
The lakes name comes from the word in the local dialect Bunyonyi meaning “place of many little birds”. The lake has 29 Islands approximately 7 hour drive from Kampala.
Activities you can engage in at Bunyonyi Lake.
Bird watching: The Lake has over 200 species of birds that can be seen on the shores of the lake like the grey crowned cranes, herons, weaver birds, Levillant cuckoo, egrets, and the slender-billed baglafetch and others.
Swimming: the lake is safe from bilharzias a parasitic worm spread by snails and the lake has no harmless animals like the Nile crocodiles and the hippopotamus that are the leading killers in Uganda.
Canoeing and boat rides: You can enjoy great canoeing activities on the lake taking you to the punishment islands on the lake.
Hiking and Nature walks: you can take a guided walk to see zebras, monkeys and you can hike the Echuya Forest a forest very rich in many birds’ species.
Detailed itinerary of 3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour – Kabale, Uganda
Day 1-Transfer from Kampala to lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast in a hotel in Kampala we start our journey to Southwestern Uganda to explore Lake Bunyonyi with a stop at Uganda equator to make some equator experiments and buy souvenirs and we later take the journey to Kabale through Mbarara city where we have our enroute lunch arriving late in the evening.
Day 2- Lake Bunyonyi Tour for Canoeing, Boat cruise, biking, sightseeing and community walks bird watching
After breakfast, we take a Batwa communities tour to experience their cultures and we shall experience the Batwa cultural dance returning for lunch in the resort and we later take about ride to see lots of birds and the beautiful islands that total 29 islands. Other activities you can opt for are the bike riding tours in Return later for dinner and an overnight.
Day 3- Transfer back to Kampala
After breakfast, you take a nature walk to see lots of birds and plant species before we embark to our travel back to Kampala with an enroute lunch in Mbarara city arriving in Kampala late in the evening.
Lodges in lake Bunyonyi