LAKE MUTANDA

Breathtaking views of Volcanoes National Park

Lake Mutanda

Situated in Uganda, Lake Mutanda is a small freshwater lake sandwiched between the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in the Virunga Mountains.

Set against a misty mountain backdrop, the picturesque lake is dotted with islands, and the surrounding landscape is scattered with wetland ecosystems and lakeside forests stretching up the mountain slopes which provide a safe habitat for the endangered mountain gorilla. Visitors can look forward to gorilla tracking, bird watching, lake lounging, volcano hiking, and paddling in a traditional dugout canoe.

Best time to travel to Lake Mutanda

The lake can be visited all your round but the roads can be very muddy during the rainy season (November and March till April). The main reason for staying at Lake Mutanda is a gorilla trekking in the southern part of Bwindi. Bwindi can be visited all year long, but the best times are from June to August and December to February. At these times, the forest trails are drier and easier to walk on.

Special interests? Talk to us and we can include these in your itinerary.

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African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only runned by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful locations, they will contribute to the your ultimate safari experience.

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Primate Lodge in Kibale is an exclusive eco-lodge in the heart of Kibale Forest National Park, gateway for tracking chimpanzees in Uganda.

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Buhoma Lodge is a top quality property, with spectacular and uninterrupted views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

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Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated at the trail head for visiting the Nkuringo gorilla family in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

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During this trip you will visit all the highlights of Uganda. In addition to a gorilla and chimpanzee trek, you will also visit the remote Kidepo National Park and Murchison Falls.

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