Luxury birdnest resort lake bunyonyi Kabale – Stay at lake Bunyonyi and trek gorillas in Ruhija sector
Luxury Birdnest Resort Lake Bunyonyi is located in South-Western Uganda and positioned at Lake Bunyonyi the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania. luxury Birdnest resort lake Bunyonyi is a wonderful luxury accommodation which was opened in 2009.
The lake has a variety of birds of all sizes and it is surrounded by the green hills covered with the farming terraces which define the beauty of the region. The resort is positioned at the shore of the lake, offering a spectacular view of these amazing surroundings. They expanded with an overseas location for camping and nature experience.
The town closest to lake Bunyonyi is Kabale. The drive takes 2 hours from kabale to Kigali and approximately 7- 8 hours from Kampala the capital city of Uganda.
The hotel can be reached by road branching from the main Kabale-Kisoro-road. Coming from Kampala the turn off is on your left, just after leaving Kabale. Coming from Kisoro, you will find the road leading to the lake on your right side, just before entering Kabale.
This road is marked by several signposts. One of them indicates Birdnest Bunyonyi Resort lake bunyonyi kabale. It leads up to a junction overlooking the lake. While at the junction, continue straight ahead on the only road descending from the hill. When following this road luxury Bird nest Bunyonyi Resort is the first hotel you will pass, seen on your right-hand side and easily recognizable by the big thatched roof. There is parking space for about 30 cars.
The resort prepares mouth-watering international cuisines and local food with an expert chef. There is a well-stocked bar offering an assortment of wines and spirits of all kinds. The Guests are well taken care of by the friendly staff to ensure that their stay is very comfortable and unforgettable.
The lodge has a beautiful swimming pool and for those interested, they can take a swim in the bilharzia free lake. The climate is pleasant with a cool breeze right from the lake.
The rooms are beautifully designed and extremely well decorated and provides the guests a breath-taking view of the lake bunyinyo. The entire unique setting is very attractive and you are guaranteed a chance to have a very comfortable stay at this luxury Bird nest Bunyonyi.
Resort services and amenities
- Hotel – Campsite – Cottages
- Swimming (pool and lake)
- Lounge bar with digital satellite television
- Restaurant with local and international dishes
- Gorilla tracking at Bwindi
- Bird watching – Nature walks
- Traditional dance & Gospel
- Free WIFI for hotel guests
Activities on Lake Bunyonyi Kabale.
Visit Lake Bunyonyi and enjoy a boat cruise through the amazing islands on the Lake. There are countless boats for hire on the banks of the lake ready to take you inland all day.
Community Visits and Hikes
Lounging at the amazing resorts is relaxing enough but to experience the Switzerland of Africa, a hike in the surrounding hills is exhilarating and refreshing. Trails along the terraces, banana plantations and lush green vegetation give a clear view of the 29 islands. It gives quite a great picture-perfect spot from all angles.
Bunyonyi simply means ‘many little birds’, so bird lovers visit Lake Bunyonyi for a very good reason. It is a home for over 200 bird species like the Grey-crowned cranes, Red-chested sunbirds, Flycatchers, White-tailed blue Monad, Slender-billed baglafetch, weavers, Egrets, Herons, Woodpeckers among others all over the banks of the lake. If you are a bird lover but also in dire need for a quiet getaway, Bunyonyi is the perfect place experience for this experience.
The Lake is filled with fresh waters and is Bilharzia free. There is no shore but safe structures have been put in place to allow easy deep dives into the open waters. A change from the swimming pools is just what you need on holiday and Lake Bunyoyi is open for this all time of the day. Take time to chill on the banks of the lake, sunbathe and deep dive any time of the day.
The African Market experience is something you should. Markets around Lake Bunyonyi have about anything you can think of ranging from African crafts, vegetables, shoes, clothes, and electronics. The people move around swiftly as they haggle for cheaper prices, others stand around and catch up with each other and others riding in with more merchandise to sell. A local market is a place where people come to connect and catch up with others.
This is the commonest mode of transport on Lake Bunyonyi. The locals are constantly making trips across the lake from island to island and different sides of the hills to do their personal business. To have a better feel of what it feels like to live the way they do, a canoe ride is a perfect option, giving you extra time on the lake, a chance to stop right in the middle for a little serenity and panoramic view. You can choose to be paddled or even do the paddling yourself as long as you have a guide with you.