Which Activities Can I Do At Lake Bunyonyi In 2024



Lake Bunyonyi means a place of many little birds in Rukia and is located in south-western Uganda between the two districts of Kisoro and Kabale and close to the Rwanda border. click here to view mountain gorilla trekking tours 


Lake Bunyonyi is surrounded by 29 islands, such as Punishment Island, where the young girls would be dumped when they got pregnant before marriage; Bushara Island; two towns on its shores, which are Kyevu and Muko; and a residence for several little birds. click here to see the recommended Lake Bunyonyi tours


What top things to do around Lake Bunyonyi in 2024


Swimming at Lake Bunyonyi:

Travelers can swim in one of Africa’s beautiful lakes because it's bilharzia-free, hippo-free, and crocodile-free, although one has to be good at swimming since Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest in Africa. Meanwhile, you can enjoy swimming at your lodge too. Some lodges at Lake Bunyonyi have a swimming pool too, like Bird's Nest Resort.


Canoeing at Lake Bunyonyi.

Take a dugout canoe with an exceptional tour guide to discover the pearl of Africa’s magical lake as you explore 29 islands on your stay on an island or paddle across Lake Bunyonyi to the quaint villages, forest, and nature walks. You can choose a motorized cruise on the lake, with opportunities for sunset cruises or birding boat safaris on this wonderful lake.


Nature Walks and Hikes at Lake Bunyonyi.

A professional guide accompanies you so that you don’t miss out on any of the highlights of your walks, such as culture, bird types, and local foods, both on the islands and around Lake Bunyonyi, which leads you through the small villages.


Mountain Biking at Lake Bunyonyi

Bike rides are the most enjoyable and can be done for long hours or just a few hours, around Lake Bunyonyi on a mountain bike as you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Lake Bunyonyi terrace with interlocking spurs, the good people, villages, hamlets, and people in their authentic feel of Africa in Uganda. 


Birding at Lake Bunyonyi

Birders can go for bird watching on one of the 29 islands on Lake Bunyonyi and combine it with a dugout canoe or motorized boat adventure with their own birding expert guide from the water to the surrounding shores of Lake Bunyonyi. 

When is the best time to visit Lake Bunyonyi in 2024

Lake Bunyonyi can be visited all year round, although the best time to tour is in the dry season, which is also considered the high season in the months of June, July, August, September, and from December to March.

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