3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour

Lake Bunyonyi Tour is a kind of a honeymoon holiday trip for relaxation at the finest lodges overlooking the magnificent lake. The tour to the lake usually takes 3 days and 2 nights but may be extended for more days. On the other hand, visiting this Bilharzia-free lake can also be a supplementary activity on the gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi Forest or Mgahinga National Park. This magnificent Lake Bunyonyi along Kabale-Kisoro road also connects to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda via Cyanika border post.

Full Holiday Programme

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Lake Bunyonyi for a Nature tour

In the morning, our driver-guide picks you from your hotel in Kampala and drives you to Lake Bunyonyi in south western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale near the Uganda–Rwanda border. The lake is one of the amazing tourist sites in Western Uganda. Along the way, stop at Mpambire Drum makers and the Uganda Equator at Kayabwe, for souvenirs and photo moments. Proceed through Masaka and have a lunch break in Mbarara town before driving further to Kabale. From Kabale, take the road to Kisoro town and you will find the lake on the way. Dinner and overnight stay at Bunyonyi Safari Resort, Bunyonyi Overland Resort or Arcadia Cottages.

Day 2: Lake Bunyonyi Tour: Visit Batwa, Canoe ride/cruise, Birding and Sightseeing

After breakfast, visit the distinctive Batwa and Abaheesi (black smiths) societies or to the Bukora Cave. Have lunch at the resort and use the afternoon or evening for a boat ride, canoeing or go for a cycling tour of the area, going to Orugano Rain Forest which has diverse plants and animals and some community tourism through interaction with the Batwa (pygmies) who inhabit parts of the forest and its surrounding areas. Dinner and overnight stay at Bunyonyi Safari Resort, Bunyonyi Overland Resort or Arcadia Cottages.

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala

After breakfast, start your trek to back to Kampala stopping in Mbarara town for lunch. Then proceed to Kampala and arrive in the evening, marking the end of a holiday tour to the magnificent Lake Bunyonyi. End of the Tour to Lake Bunyonyi. 

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