Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort
Lake Bunyonyi Rock resort is a mid-range accommodation situated in Kashambya on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi in the south western part of Uganda near Bwindi Impenetrable national park the home of mountain gorillas. The lodge is affordable and convenient to guests staying in Bunyonyi with a panoramic view of the lake and surrounding areas. It takes approximately 6-7 hour drive (450kmsquared) from Kampala to the lodge by road via Masaka-Kabale and 1 hrs from Entebbe to Kihihi airstrip by Aerolink when using air transport . Kihihi and kisoro airstrips are the closest airstrip in Bwindi. It also takes an hour drive from Kigali to the lodge.
Lake Bunyonyi Rock resort consists of 12 spacious and elegant rooms of which 9 are luxury cottages and three are standard rooms (not self-contained) built in traditional style. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets, mosquito nets and hot and cold running showers/bathtubs. Rooms are well equipped with Satellite, TVs, extinguishers and other facilities. Rooms have wooden balconies , sitting areas and verandas to relax in while enjoying the beautiful breathtaking view of the lake and surrounding Highlands. Excellent and comfortable clean beddings. There are fireplaces at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors at the lodges. Rooms are in different categories; single, double, Twin Triple and family rooms. The rooms cost 200$ per night and above.
Lake Bunyonyi Rock resort offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves different delicious food both local and international meal that meets guests appetite; breakfast while facing the lake ,lunch and dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained and organized staff , a well-stocked bar with both hard and soft drinks, you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the lake and surrounding area, Free parking space available, Laundry services available , Wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Private beach, Healthy and fitness centers like; Spas, gym, saunas, steam bathe etc, business centers like conference halls , wedding meetings, Honeymoon package etc. , Excellent rooms and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials , Recreational areas available at the lodge, like boating , swimming, hiking , trekking , fishing and many others.
Lake Bunyonyi is the best place to visit found in south western part of Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale town near the border of Rwanda. Lake Bunyonyi is 25km long and 7km wide with a maximum depth of 900 meters that made it to be considered as the fourth deepest lake in Africa . There are different activities to do while in lake Bunyonyi which include; bird watching while at the lodge, nature walks in local villages and mountain climbing and hiking since the place is surrounded by many highlands, swimming at lake bunyonyi, boating at the lake, biking , Cultural tours in the local villages, canoeing, you can also do golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga, Gorilla trekking experience in bwindi national park and many more activities.
Lake bunyonyi has over 29 islands like Bushara island, Akampene island, Kyahungye, Bwama and Bucuranuka islands and surrounded by a few terraced hillside. Lake bunyonyi is the place of many little birds. The lake was formed 10,000 years ago through the process of formation as a result of the lava flow that emerged from one of the Virunga mountains and managed to occupy Ndego river .Lake bunyonyi has different accommodation like budget, midrange and luxury accommodation which are affordable and convenient to guests visiting Bunyonyi The lake is free from Birlharzia and safe for swimming with fantastic breathtaking and great view to visitors.