Lake Mutanda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

4.6
#14 of 26 in Nature in Western Region
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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An ideal place to relax, Lake Mutanda serves as one of the area's most scenic spots, just a short drive from the town of Kisoro. If you wish to do more than gaze at the water, rent a dugout canoe and get out on the lake--keep your eyes peeled for gorillas, monitor lizards, and kingfisher birds, just a few species inhabiting this area. Work out when and for how long to visit Lake Mutanda and other Mgahinga Gorilla National Park attractions using our handy Mgahinga Gorilla National Park trip planner.
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  • Having seen the lake from far off while birdwatching in nearby Mgahinga N.P I was interested in the place as a birding spot. Unfortunately I could only manage a short drive by visit , a bit late in... 
    Having seen the lake from far off while birdwatching in nearby Mgahinga N.P I was interested in the place as a birding spot. Unfortunately I could only manage a short drive by visit , a bit late in...  more »
  • The lodge setting was great on the side of the lake and each room with a balcony overlooking it The staff friendly. Unfortunately it was a long way (approx 1 hour) to get to the gorilla tracking and.....  more
    The lodge setting was great on the side of the lake and each room with a balcony overlooking it The staff friendly. Unfortunately it was a long way (approx 1 hour) to get to the gorilla tracking and.....  more »

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