Location Bwindi Jungle Lodge is located on Lake Mulehe, Mucha area, about 10 km from Kisoro town along the road to Rubuguli, about 20 km from the Southern gate of Bwindi National Park in Rushaga and Nkuringo. This is a beautiful location, gives the clients an opportunity to either do trekking Bwindi National Park (Southern sector) and Mgahinga National Park. And while at the lodge clients enjoys the peace of the Lake, listen to the different sounds of birds in the area and it has a natural bay on the shores of the lake.
DIFFERENT EXCURSIONS AT Bwindi Jungle Lodge
Canoe Boat Ride on Lake Mulehe
The canoe trip in Lake Mulehe is a guided activity which takes about two hours, starting from the dock to visit interesting sights along Lake Mulehe, particularly for birding in the delta of rive Mucha, where you can see variety of bird species including pelicans, African Jacana, kingfishers, cormorants, fish eagle and many more. More to that, clients who love fishing , they can as well do fishing at the lake.
Batwa at Echuya Forest
Its always a dream to client meeting the Batwa people , the original human inhabitants of Echuya Forest Reserve who have now been moved out of the Forest and now have taken on the responsibility of guarding this forest. They will give you briefing and a demonstration of their lives including hunting, harvesting of honey from the forest and way of life. You can also have a beautiful view of Lake Bunyonyi. This forest also offers fantastic sites for picnic lunch. This activity starts at 9.00am and can take between 4-5 hrs.
Canoe trip and village walk on Lake Mulehe
This walk starts with the canoe ride from our dock crossing Lake Mulehe with stopover at the Giseke hill, where you meet a family of farmers and you interact with them as they show you how to make bee hives and how crops like matoke (banana), beans and rice are cultivated in this area.
From the house you can also see the preparation of food and the head of the house will tell stories about traditional dances, music and about life in the Bufumbiura region. After the interaction, you continue for a walk along the hills and see more gardens, some plants, fruits and vegetables as you proceed toward Muhanga village, visit Muhanga Primary and Secondary Government School where you can interact with the pupils and students. This walk is about 2 km. Slope to the dock where the canoe is waiting to take you back to the lodge