LAKE MUTANDA; A RICH TOURISM PRODUCT – UGANDA SAFARI NEWS

lake mutandalake Mutanda is Situated in Kisoro District in south western Uganda, its  one of those rewarding encounters that you will ever have on Uganda safari. This magnificent lake is over 20km north of Kisoro town and lies on the geographical coordinates of 01 14 06 South, 29 40 12East.

The lava dammed lake is positioned on the foothills of Virunga volcanoes overlooking the three Ugandan ranges of Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo. lake Mutanda has several islands that give in impressive views that are quite stunning to be encountered while undertaking safaris in Uganda.  This magnificent lake is drained by River Rutshuru that flows northwards into Lake Edward. The adjacent tracts of the tropical rainforests are the ancient dwellings of prehistoric species including the endangered mountain gorillas that have favored gorilla tracking activity in the area.

Additionally, Lake Mutanda is an ideal habitat for a range of birds like the grey crowned crane, kingfisher, kites among others; plant species and fauna which combine to make one’s Uganda safari tour to  memorable. Other species available include; Chameleon, snakes, frogs and monitor lizards.

There are a range of tourist activities that one can do while on a Uganda safari visit including; hiking, fishing, Canoe riding, mountain biking and scenic viewing.

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