Lake Bunyonyi is found in western Uganda about 420km from Kampala. The word Bunyonyi means 'many little birds' It is about 25 km long and 7 km wide. With 29 islands dotting the centre of lake Bunyonyi and depths varying from 44m to 900m. The lake is the second deepest in Africa with its surface temperatures ranging from 18 - 25 degrees Celsius, bilharzia-free and safe for swimming. The scenery here is spectacular and brings an experience desirable to stay at Lake Bunyonyi.
Day1: Kampala – Lake Bunyonyi
After an early breakfast, begin panoramic trip south-word to Lake Bunyonyi via Mbarara.You will have an en-route stopover at the Equator to perform a simple experiment and experience a tropical balance before proceeding to arrive in Mbarara town for your lunch. After lunch, head to Lake Bunyonyi through the Kigezi Highlands in the beauties of the “Switzerland of Africa “arriving late in the afternoon, check inn and relax for the rest of the day as you enjoy spectacular views that lake Bunyonyi offers. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Lake Bunyonyi
On this day, you will take a scenic drive of Lake Bunyonyi to have a spectacular sightseeing experience that Lake Bunyonyi offers on a traditional boat around the Islands of the lake, ride to the, punishment island, Pigmies Island where you will be able to see their traditional way of life and cultures among other islands. Birders will treat themselves with well over 300 bird species recorded. Like Otters, pied kingfishers, swallows among others. You can also enjoy a bilharzia free-swimming experience on the lake and sun bath. "However, no most recent tastes have been done on the lake to prove and ascertain if the lake is still bilharzia free”. After this days’ gorgeous adventure you will return to your lodge for a relaxed cool evening, dinner and overnight.
Day3. Lake Bunyonyi - Kampala
After an early morning breakfast, you will have an en-route scenic drive transferring back to Kampala via Mbarara that allows you a lunch break in Masaka town before proceeding to arrive in Kampala/Entebbe