Lake Bunyonyi


Duration: 3days


Lake Bunyonyi  is located in southwestern Uganda between two districts of kisoro and kabale covering an area of about 61km .The lake is about 25km long and 7km wide with a depth of 44m-900m ,Rumored the second deepest in Africa and is bilharzia free.

The name Bunyonyi means “place of many little birds”. Commonly known for its fresh waters, moderate temperatures and ever changing climate that is mostly cool in the mornings and evenings, let alone the scenery that is characterized by the flourishing green terraced hills and the breathtaking 29 Islands that are scattered transversely in the central part of the water. It is approximately a 7 hour drive from Kampala to Bunyonyi and around 2 hours if one is traveling from Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city. Lake Bunyonyi also appears on the Uganda’s fifty thousand shilling note.



  • All activities’ fees
  • Professional guide driver
  • Accommodation (full board)
  • Ground Transportation


  • Tips
  • Laundry services
  • Beverages/ drinks
  • international flights
  • Visas
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

Detailed Itinerary


After an early rise and breakfast, you will be met by your guide/driver from Twese Safaris. Embark on a 6-7hours drive to Lake Bunyonyi for a lifetime experience. You will have two stops; in Kayabwe for the Equator experience and in Mbarara( Igongo Cultural center) for lunch.

Dinner at overnight at the lodge.


Today is more of a relaxing day with lots of optional activities, such as Canoeing, sunset boat cruise, zip-lining, ninja warrior challenge, A visit to the community, Nature walks among others. So feel free to request for a late or early breakfast.

Lunch,Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge


After an early rise and breakfast, Drive back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara (Igongo Cultural center) for a lunch break.

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