3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS LAKE BUNYONYI UGANDA HOLIDAY PACKAGE

3 Days 2 Nights Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Holiday Package from the Kampala Uganda weekend gateways is a city break holiday from Kampala to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is a scenic Crater Lake located in South Western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale near the Rwandan border and is positioned 450 km’s (7 hours) from Kampala.

Lake Bunyonyi is 100 km’s (2 hours) drive from Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. The lake is believed to be the deepest lake in Africa with varying length of between 44 metres s to 900 metres.

Many tourists and travelers who undertake a Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda or come to Uganda after their Rwanda Gorilla safari experience rest and relax at the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.

The 3 Days 2 Nights Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Holiday Package Attractions include worshipping the scenic landscapes from a hilltop, swimming, riding a canoe or motor boat around the lake, bird watching, hiking and taking historic Uganda cultural tours to the Batwa (pygmies) and the Abaheesi (traditional black smiths) communities.

One could also go fishing, mountain climbing, biking, jogging, enjoy a honeymoon holiday, barbeque at your resident lodge or tour some of the 29 island on Lake Bunyonyi.

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS LAKE BUNYONYI UGANDA HOLIDAY PACKAGE DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Kampala – Drive To Lake Bunyonyi

0700 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.

Here you will 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.

1300 Hours: 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 the world, late afternoon.

This Lake is surrounded by steep mountains and dotted with small Islands among which is Ha’Buharo Island; your destination.

We shall transport you with a motor boat to your lodge, a 25 minutes boat ride.

Accommodations
Budget Accommodation: Bushara Island camp, Byoona Amagara Island Retreat
Mid-range Accommodation Bunyonyi safari resort, Bunyonyi overland Cabins, Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
Luxury Accommodation: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Lake Bunyonyi (Community Tour And Boat Ride)

0800 Hours: After breakfast, visit the distinctive Batwa and Abaheesi (black smiths) societies or to the Bukora Cave.

1300 Hours: Have lunch at the resort and enjoy the afternoon on a boat ride, canoeing or go for a cycling tour around the area.

You also have the option of visiting the Orugano rain Forest which has diverse plants and animals or spend some time interacting with the Batwa (pygmies) community who inhabit parts of the forest and its surrounding areas.

Birders will treat themselves with well over 300 bird species recorded. Like Otters, pied kingfishers, swallows among others.

Alternative a full-day canoe trek on Bunyonyi will introduce you to the major islands and their rich history, but also to a traditional healer and a craft maker who live on a peninsula with most complete views of the 25-kilometres long lake.

There will be some little energetic hiking but also great time spent in traditional dugout canoes. If you don’t go for a boat cruise you could opt for cycling around the area.

Accommodations
Budget Accommodation: Bushara Island camp, Byoona Amagara Island Retreat
Mid-range Accommodation Bunyonyi safari resort, Bunyonyi overland Cabins, Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
Luxury Accommodation: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort, Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi – Drive To Kampala

After breakfast, start your trek back to Kampala. You will have a stop in Mbarara for lunch and the equator incase you want to buy anything to take home with you then proceed with your journey to Kampala arriving late afternoon.

Meal Plan {Breakfast & Lunch}

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS LAKE BUNYONYI UGANDA HOLIDAY PACKAGE SUMMARY ITINERARY

DAY 1: Kampala – Drive to Semuliki National Park. Enjoy a night Game Drive (Optional)
DAY 2: Semuliki National Park
DAY 3: Semuliki National Park – Drive to Kampala

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