Lake Mutanda is found in Kisoro District south-western part of the country Uganda best known to many as little Switzerland. It resides in the African Great Lakes area at the foot of the Virunga Mountains. These mountains give a backdrop of beauty in the back of the lake offering remarkable scenery.
Lake Mutanda also borders the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park best for golden monkey trekking on top of birding with birds like cranes, ibis, weaver birds and several others. Its surrounding forests also have reptiles like chameleons, monitors, and a variety of frogs.
Some of the activities at Lake Mutanda include; community walks to the Batwa People in their Communities, visiting different islands on the lake, canoeing, mountain biking, hiking.
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This scenic unimaginable paradise is decorated with varied natures’ beauty on top of gentle breezes, cool, yet the sunny climate is located in the southwest of Uganda in Kisoro district. Situated on the Rwanda– Uganda border
Islands, Resorts Tours on Lake Mutanda
Lake Mutanda consists of several islands each with its own thrill of beauty on the unbeaten path of the beauties found anywhere again and these islands are so adventurous that any traveler shouldn’t miss exploring.
A few islands you can visit include. Kyangushu Island and interact with the locals here as well do a few of their economic activities. Visit Mutanda Island the largest Island with enjoyable views of the Congo border, Bwindi National Park, and Lake Mulehe, and other nearby surrounding features.
Activities & Attractions on Lake Mutanda.
The riverine forests cover around the lake avails a habitats to several animal species, plant life as well as the mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas go up to this point of riverine forests. There are also several bird species like cranes, ibis, weaver birds, and different kingfishers. Also, the lake has animals like the variety of frogs, chameleons, monitor lizards. This beautiful appearing lake is bordered by the arenas of the most looked out for animal species like mountain gorillas, a golden monkeys at Mgahinga gorilla national park. It is one of the best for scenery, relaxation, or bird watching.
You can enjoy a visit to Around Lake Mutanda are a number of trails leading through the forest, including some set up by the Batwa and cultural institutions to teach you about the people who called this forest home.
Activities on Lake Mutanda
- Bird watching
- Batwa culture experience
- Nature walks
- And so many others.
- Hiking from Buhoma to Nkuringo
- Mountain biking around the lake. I call t biking because it’s surrounded by hills and mountains.
There are few places that are as beautiful as Lake Mutanda and you won’t regret having visited this Kisoro located lake full of glamour with Jewel safaris and its experience it all together.