Bunyonyi Birdnest Lodge | Lake Bunyonyi
Bunyonyi Birdnest Lodge is a luxury and best accommodation situated in the southwestern part of Uganda on the shores of Lake Bunyony. It is just 30 minutes from Kabale town to the lodge. You can be at the lodge by road transport or air transport. Its approximately 8- 9hour drive (450kmsquared) from Kampala City to the lodge by bus, and 1 hrs from Entebbe to Kihihi or kisoro airstrip by Aerolink. Kihihi is the closest airstrip in Bwindi National Park areas. It also takes 4 hour drive from Kigali City to the lodge. Birdnest Bunyonyi resort gives a beautiful view of the lake bunyonyi since its set on its shores.
Birdnest Bunyonyi resort consists of 20 elegant rooms built-in local style with grass-thatched roofs. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with privacy and tranquility whereby each room has en suites private facilities like flushing toilets, mosquito nets, and hot running showers.
Rooms are well equipped with TVs, extinguishers and other facilities Rooms have balconies and verandas to relax in while enjoying the good breathtaking view of the lake and surrounding area. Excellent and clean beddings. There are fireplaces at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors at the lodges. Rooms are in different categories; single, double and triple rooms.
It is the one of the best places to visit and its famous for its great many birds of all sizes. The lake is about 25km long and 7km wide. The lake has a maximum depth of 900 meters and it is considered to be the fourth deepest lake Africa. The lake was formed 10,000 years ago through the process of formation as a result of the lava flow that emerged from one of the Virunga mountains and managed to occupy the Ndego river. There are many activities while in lake bunyonyi include; bird watching, nature walks, and mountain biking, swimming at lake bunyonyi, boating, biking, Cultural tours in the local villages, canoeing, and many more activities. Lake bunyonyi has over 29 islands like Bushara island, Akampene island, Kyahungye, Bwama, and Bucuranuka islands and surrounded by a few terraced hillsides. Lake bunyonyi is the place of many little birds situated in the south western part of Uganda between two districts kabale and kisoro close Rwanda borders. Most people in Lake Bunyonyi are Both Bakiga and Bafumbira.
There are different lodes to stay in while in lake bunyonyi; budget, midrange and luxury accommodation for tourists. It is popular with both foreign and domestic tourists visiting Bunyonyi. It is rumored that the lake is free from Birlharzia and safe for swimming. Lake bunyonyi gives a fantastic breathtaking view to visitors. Birdnest Bunyonyi Resort is convenient and friendly for luxury visitors staying in lake bunyonyi.
Birdnest Bunyonyi resort offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves different types food both local and International; breakfast while enjoying the sunrise,lunch and dinner both in and outdoor dinners while facing the lake served by well trained and organized staff, a well-stocked bar with both hard and soft drinks.
A swimming pool, you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the lake and surrounding area, Free parking space available, Laundry services available, wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Healthy and fitness centers like gym,saunas, steam bathe, etc, business centers like conference halls, wedding meetings, honeymoon package e.t.c.
Excellent and comfortable rooms with clean bedding, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials, Recreational areas available at the lodge-like boating , swimming, hiking, trekking, fishing, and many others.
Lake Bunyonyi Uganda
Lake Bunyonyi Uganda
Located in southern Uganda, Lake Bunyonyi is said to be the second deepest lake in Africa. Home to a variety of water birds, Lake Bunyonyi is known as the ‘place of little birds’. This spectacularly scenic lake is dotted with magical, mystical, misty islands and surrounded by verdant, undulating, terraced hillsides. It is a popular stop off on the way to the famed gorillas and unlike many lakes in East Africa, it is croc, hippo and bilharzia free.
Highlights include camping on one of the islands, the epic scenery, swimming in the lake’s crystal clear waters, bird watching, canoeing, and hiking.