9 Days Lake Bunyonyi Honeymoon Safari

Overview

Lake Bunyonyi is one of the best places for Honeymooners who wish to spend quality time outside home. It is located in the southwestern side of Uganda and is believed to be one of the deepest lakes in Africa. This crocodile, Hippo and Bilharzia Free Lake is a perfect hideout for lovers with amazing accommodation facilities and with several fun activities that will glue you the unforgettable experience in the pearl of Africa.

Quick Summary

Day 1: Kigali Rwanda to Bunyonyi

Day 2: Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

Day 3: Hiking to the Hills

Day 4: Batwa village experience

Day 5: Relaxation

Day 6: Birding

Day 7: Zip lining

Day 8: Relaxation

Day 9: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali Rwanda to Bunyonyi

Our guide from Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort will pick you at Kigali International Airport on arrival and start on the journey to Bunyonyi through Gatuna Border. Kigali airport is most preferred for travelers who do not like traveling the long journey from Entebbe to Bunyonyi. You will arrive in a few hours and check in at Lake Bunyonyi Rock resort, have dinner and spend your night there.

Day 2: Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

After the morning breakfast, you will get on to a non-motorized boat and begin to explore this beautiful area with your guide exploring the different Islands occupied by people and others used as farmland. Some of the historical islands like the Punishment Island and the Leper’s Island will also be visited. After long hours paddling on this boat, you will return enjoying great views of the rolling hills and arrive in the afternoon at the lodge to have your lunch and relaxation as you watch the sunset. Dinner and night stay at Lake Bunyonyi Rock resort.

Day 3: Hiking to the Hills

You will have breakfast at the lodge on this day and start on the journey to the beautiful surrounding area. Hiking is absolutely the perfect way of enjoying the beautiful views of this area as you take pictures for memories of this romantic honeymoon safari. You will take short hikes to the hills visiting the communities interacting with the local people and understanding their culture. After this strenuous venture, you will return to the loge for lunch and rest with your spouse. Dinner and night stay at Lake Bunyonyi Rock resort.

Day 4: Batwa cultural village experience

The Batwa and the Bakiga are the native people surrounding this lake, the Batwa are some of the smallest ethic groups in Uganda known to have originated from the forest where they lived with animals. They have however learnt to adapt to the modern society of the surrounding communities to improve their lives. You will have a chance to know more about their culture through their cultural performances as you visit them. Return later to the lodge for relaxation and dinner will be served later.

Day 5: Relaxation

After breakfast in the morning, you will be free to send the entire day at leisure with your spouse. You will spend the morning at leisure and chose to just go swimming in the afternoon. Lunch and dinner will be at the lodge.

Day 6: Birding

After breakfast you will head out for a birding experience, Lake Bunyonyi and the surrounding communities are known for harboring over 200 bird species and some of which are migratory. Some of the birds to look out fir include; Grey crowned crest, giant heron, Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, Black headed lapwing, Nightjars, cardinal woodpecker, the African fish Eagle and African Harrier Hawk among others. You will return to the lodge later and have rest the rest of the day.

Day 7: Zip lining

You will wake up at ease this morning, have your breakfast and prepare for one of the most exciting activities of your honeymoon at Bunyonyi. Flying over the calm water of the lake on a suspended rope to the other side is certainly a great highlight for this trip. The swing offers you a fresh breeze of the cold waters of this deep lake. You will thereafter return to the lodge for lunch and relax the rest of the day with your spouse.

Day 8: Relaxation

Relaxing from all the previous days’ activities is the perfect gift you have this whole day, quality time with your partner on this second last day will give you and your partner enough rest in preparation to return to your home. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be at Bunyonyi Rock resort and later a campfire will be lit for you to warm up your last evening at Bunyonyi Rock resort.

Day 9: Departure

After breakfast on this day, you will set off for Kigali with our guide to catch your flight.

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Included

  • 8 Nights’ accommodation and meals
  • Services of a fulltime English speaking guide
  • Airport transfer
  • Ground Transport
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All activities as mentioned

Excluded

  • Beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Any other activity not mentioned