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How To Get To Lake Bunyonyi In Kabale District Uganda

How To Get To Lake Bunyonyi In Uganda

Lake Bunyonyi is about 439 kilometers southwest of Kampala and 199 kilometers west of Mbarara by road. The best route entails following Kampala – Masaka-Mbarara-Kabale road.

It takes 7-8 hours of driving by car to reach Kabale town from Kampala. It takes between 20 to 30 minutes at most to reach the lake from Kabale town.

Those coming from a safari in either Queen Elizabeth or Kibale National Park will need to travel for about 5 hours on road before reaching the lake.

Lake Bunyonyi is closer to Kigali in Rwanda than Kampala.  It takes 3 hours of driving by car to reach the lake.

How To Get From Bwindi Impenetrable National Park To Lake Bunyonyi?

The road distance between Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi National Park in Uganda is 59 km. Lake Bunyonyi is only about a 2hour drive at 80 kilometers per hour from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, the two great Uganda safari destinations for gorilla trekking in Uganda.

Map of Uganda showing the location of Lake Bunyonyi and an aerial view of the Kabale-Kisoro-Kyanika-Bunagana Road