Discover the treasures of Bunyonyi islands best known as the Switzerland of Uganda with this exciting trip to Batwa in there local environment the people of the forest deep in the heart of the forest. A must is a trip to Lake Bunyonyi, a famous beauty spot over the ridge of Kabale.
Day 1: Kampala Lake Bunyonyi
Day 2: full day exploration of the islands
Day 3: Visit the Batwa/Afternoon relaxation activities
Day 4: return back to Kampala
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala – Lake Bunyonyi-Kabale
Leave Kampala for Kabale known as “the Switzerland of Uganda”. Enroute make a stop over at the Mpambire drum village, a chance to buy a locally made drum, proceed and stop at the equator. Participate in the water experiment and get to know changes in your body weight while at the equator. Drive past the wildlife migration corridor of Lake Mburo national park and have a lunch break in Mbarara arriving at Lake Bunyonyi late in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the Heritage Lodge Habuharo / Bunyonyi Overland Resort / Bunyonyi Safari lodge.
Day 2: Explore the Bunyonyi Islands
After breakfast, go to the hilly environment good for hiking, a chance to see the stunning scenery of islands around the second deepest lake in Africa. Return to your lodge for lunch. After lunch, go for a motor boat trip where you will explore the 29 small islands with in the lake which include; Punishment Island, Bushara Island, Sharp’s Island and Upside Down Island, a popular destination for water sports and is known for the surrounding terraced hillsides. Enjoy the views of some of the Island’s Towns on its shores including Kyevu and Muko. Dinner and overnight at Heritage Lodge Habuharo / Bunyonyi Overland Resort / Bunyonyi Safari lodge.
Day 3: Visit the Batwa Pygmies
Have your breakfast and then take a simple walk in the bamboo forest (the informative cultural excursion to the Batwa (Pygmies) and the Bakiga villages). Get back for lunch at your Hotel. After lunch, go for an optional swimming in the bilharzia free Lake.
Dinner and overnight at Heritage Lodge Habuharo / Bunyonyi Overland Resort / Bunyonyi Safari lodge.
Day 4: Return to Kampala
After a leisurely breakfast, leave for Kampala with lunch enroute.
Arrive late afternoon to catch up with your return flight or overnight stay at your Hotel in Kampala.