3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Safari tour

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi safari tour is one of the best short uganda safari enjoyed by travelers who need something more adventurous away from the city noise since this place is strategically positioned in far south western part of uganda between Kabale district and Kisoro district. This 3 days Lake Bunyonyi tour starts and ends in Kampala though it’s also possible to start and end in Kigali Rwanda. Lake Bunyonyi literally is known as the Lake of several little birds due to existence of a large population of bird species making it one of the birders haven. Lake Bunyonyi is known as the deepest lake in Uganda and 2nd deepest in African continent yet with fresh water free from Bilharzia and crocodiles. It’s very easy to combine an adventure to Lake Bunyonyi with any park such as Lake Mburo national park, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park or even Rwanda depending on one’s wish. This 3 days Lake Bunyonyi tour includes 3 days and 2 night’s excursion in Uganda the pearl of Africa.

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Safari tour

Highlights of 3 days Lake Bunyonyi safari tour

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 2: Full day excursion on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 3: Drive back to Kampala for departures

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Lake Bunyonyi

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi: On day 1 of 3 days Lake Bunyonyi safari tour, you will be met by our company representative, brief you about this 3 days Uganda adventure as you start the journey to Lake Bunyonyi situated in south western part of Uganda in Kabale district. Along the drive, you will first have a stopover at the Equator where you will stand between the North and South Pole for beautiful photographs and Equator experience. After spending a few minutes at the Equator, proceed with the journey direct to Mbarara city where you will enjoy your enroute lunch. Upon completing lunch, proceed with the drive via flat farms viewing Ankole cattle and proceed through the rolling hill of Kigezi up to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale where you will arrive in evening. Head to your reserved lodge where you will check in for dinner and have an overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Safari tour
Lake Bunyonyi

Day 2: Full day excursion on Lake Bunyonyi

Full day excursion on Lake Bunyonyi: On day 2 of 3 days Lake Bunyonyi Tour, have your breakfast and head out for a full day adventure on Lake Bunyonyi starting with a community tour where you will meet the Bakiga and Batwa that reside near the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. You will be able to spend some time with them interacting about their life styles. This is yet the best day to enjoy birding as well as walking adventure. After spending a half day, return to your lodge for lunch after which you will spend your afternoon on a canoe ride exploring different islands since the lake has 29 islands. There is yet an option of swimming only done by experienced swimmers since the lake is very deep. You may also enjoy Zip lining on top of the deepest lake which is yet a fascinating activity. Return to your lodge later in the evening for dinner and overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala for departures

Transfer back to Kampala for departures: On day 3 of 3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour, you will wake at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, enjoy your breakfast while viewing the stunning views of Kigezi hills and terraces then check out of the lodge to meet your safari driver start the journey once again from Lake Bunyonyi back to Kampala with an enroute lunch in Mbarara city. Getting to Kampala in the late afternoon hours, proceed to do a brief city tour before being dropped off at your designated location in Kampala or at Entebbe international airport to catch a flight to the next destination.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch


Inclusive in 3 days Lake Bunyonyi tour

  • Pick up and drop off in Kampala
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle with fuel for ground transportation
  • An English speaking safari driver
  • All mentioned activities in the itinerary
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on Lake Bunyonyi
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Enough water for drinking 

Exclusive in 3 days Lake Bunyonyi tour

  • visa and flight air ticket
  • Optional activities
  • Extra accommodation
  • Tips
  • Insurance 
  • Laundry
  • Souvenirs 
  • Other expenses of personal nature.
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