Lake Mutanda is found in Kisoro District, southwestern Uganda about 20 km north of Kisoro town. It is settled in the foothills of the Virunga Mountain Range and offers breathtaking scenery beauty to travelers to that area. The region is famous for inhabiting almost half of the world’s last remaining population of the mountain gorillas, the rare golden monkeys, endemic bird species and the unique cultures of the Batwa people, famously known as Pygmies.
The Lake provides a beautiful view of the three volcanoes namely Mount Sabinyo, Mount Gahinga and Mount Muhabura which are within the range and are partly located in Uganda. The lake comprises of several Islands where tourists can relax while on their gorilla safari in Bwindi National Park in Uganda.
Lake Mutanda is a home to several wildlife species like African Clawless otter, Birds, chameleon, snakes, monitor lizard, insects and frog species which are source of attraction at the lake. There are several activities found in Lake Mutanda for tourists on Safaris to south western part of Uganda. This activity include Boat trip which takes you through the Islands and other attractions found in the lake, fishing and hiking among others.
For tourists coming to Uganda especially in south western part, Lake Mutanda is a must visit on your list. With its gentle breeze, cool yet sunny climate you will not regret choosing this lake as a destination to spend your Vacation. Here are a wide variety of accommodation options that include Chameleon Hill Lodge, Lake Mutanda safari lodge and many campsites.
Tourists can also choose to enjoy their vacations at different lakes within the country like Lake Victoria, Lake Albert, Lake Bunyonyi, among others which are also great attraction. Tourists can also take the privilege to visits the different national parks in Uganda to enjoy the view of diverse wildlife. Uganda is blessed with ten national parks which accommodate different wildlife species like elephants, giraffes, lions, chimpanzees, zebras, other monkeys among others. Among the popular parks include Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Lake Mburo, Kidepo Valley and Semuliki among others.
Birds can also be sighted in these different national parks like in Bigodi wetland birding sanctuary where colorful birds and butterflies are seen, and other wetland habitats, forested areas among others. Enjoy your Holiday in Uganda and her attractions to enrich your experience.