We take you to the wonder of the world. This Lake is believed to be the second deepest in Africa, located in the most beautiful scenery of hilly south Western region Kabale District.The lake has many islands such as Bushara, Punishment and Bwama islands making it an exceptional place to relax.
3 Days, 2 Nights
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Journey Time: 8-9 hours
After breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, our safari driver guide will meet you for the start of your safari to Lake Bunyonyi via Mbarara to Kabale South Western Uganda. This will be an interesting 6-hour drive through three different types of vegetation. The first two hours will take you through typical tropical countryside with large swamps, Mpanga Forest, and the Equator where you can make a brief stop-over and stride the northern and southern hemisphere! Thereafter, you will drive through the flat savannah country where you are likely to observe the famous long-horned Ankole cows. We shall make a lunch stop at Mbarara before continuing through the impressive hilly country of Kabale, popularly known as "the Switzerland of Uganda", and arrive at Lake Bunyonyi, one of the deepest lakes in Africa. Evening relaxation, dinner and overnight at the hotel as you prepare the activities the following day.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Journey Time: 6 hours
This is serpentine shaped lake fine for swimming and is bilharzia free. It also overlooks the beautiful Kigezi highlands. The lake has many islands such as Bushara, Punishment and Bwama islands. We take a boat trip on the lake discover these islands It’s a good place for relaxation and taking photos of western Uganda. Return to Bird Nest Hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, take an excursion of the Island of the sky; a walk that will give you a more satisfying view of this lake and most of the Islands therein.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
Journey Time: 8-9 hours
After breakfast, start your day with an awesome birding experience on Bushara Island. This Island is good for birding as it is richly endowed with small birds thus the name Bunyonyi. You will then drive back to Kampala stopping in Mbarara town for lunch. Then proceed with your journey to arriving late afternoon.
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Optional activities like zip lining and Batwa trail can be organised at an additional cost. Traditional entertainment can be organized at the hotel on request. Upon prior arrangement, gorilla trcking can also be added at Ruhija with an extra cost and day.