Visit Lake Bunyonyi Uganda's Deepest Lake



Lake Bunyonyi means a Place of many little birds in Rukia word, located in south-western Uganda between two districts of Kisoro and Kabale, and close to the Rwanda border. Lake Bunyonyi is surrounded by 29 islands, such as Punishment Island where the young girls would be dumped when they get pregnant before marriage, Bushara Island, two towns on its shores which are: Kyevu and Muko. and a residence to several little birds.


 Top Things to do around Lake Bunyonyi

Swimming at Lake Bunyonyi:

Travelers can swim in one of Africa’s beautiful lakes because it's bilharzia free, hippo free, 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 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 paddled across lake Bunyonyi to the quaint Villages, forest, nature walks, you can choose a motorized cruise in the lake with opportunities of sunset cruises or birding boat safaris on this wonderful lake.


Nature Walks and Hikes at Lake Bunyonyi.

Lake Bunyonyi nature walks are taken at traveler’s pace, a professional guide accompanies you so that you don’t miss out on any of the highlights of your walks such as culture, birds’ type, 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 most enjoyable that 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 Lake Bunyonyi terrace with interlocking spurs, the good people, villages, hamlets, people in their authentic feel of Africa in Uganda. 


Birding at Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi habituates over 200 bird species, birders can go for bird watching on one of the 29 islands on Lake Bunyonyi and combined with a dugout canoe or motorized boat adventure with your own birding experienced guide from the water to the surrounding shores of the Lake Bunyonyi. 


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