Track gorillas in Ruhija. Depart for the forest at 6am after breakfast. The drive takes about 1hr. Tour briefing will be at the Ruhija Wildlife Offices. Gorilla Tracking may take 2 - 6 hrs in the forest. You need hiking gear. Strong tough gloves are recommended. You must be phyically fit and free from disease.
Lake Bunyonyi is great for hikes. The weather is mild and the scenery is breathtaking. The people are friendly and it's safe. A local guide will show you the best hills to climb or you can design your own tour. Discover the community culture, land use and visit a school or family with a few gifts like stationary or clothes.
With the mountain Bike you can go further than hiking. Let your tour guide show you the best places to explore the villages. A ride along the Kakwekano road to Muko is a scenic adventure. Use google maps and design your tour. Visit the iron smith clan, the local medicine man or some of the other lodges in the neighborhood.
A tour of the islands on Lake Bunyonyi is a must. Lake Bunyonyi has numerous islands each with a rich history and culture. The island hop can focus on bird watching, a visit to the Batwa, nature walk or a hike on one island with wild life. Choose your interest early.
Go further by vehicle, hire one of our safari land cruisers and visit the national parks of Queen Elizabeth, Kibale or Ishasha! Just two hours drive away and you will view wildlife and enjoy the scenic drive.
We have a variety of sports activities for you. A football pitch where you can enjoy a game of football, cricket, volley ball and bad Minton. A lawn tennis court. Table tennis tables and soon squash courts. There are also darts, basket ball, board games such as chess, snakes and ladders, ludo and many more. Enjoy the great outdoor at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort.
You can hire a boat or a canoe to explore the islands, visit the pygmie tribe, go bird watching or just enjoy the lake. Our boat takes a maximum of 8 people. The canoe can be paddled by 2 people. It's best to explore the lake when the staff sunny..
The boat takes 8 people maximum. Life jackets are provided. Check tours section for various tours you can do by boat.
if you want to paddle around the lake in a canoe with a friend, like the last call do it, hire a canoe. life jackets will be provided. You must be a good swimmer just in case.
Mountain bikes are available for hire. They are a great way to explore the highlands. You don't need a guide but should you need to plan your route, the staff at the reception can guide you. The area is safe to tour on your own and most locals can speak English.
USD 15/ day or USD 5/ half day
Hire can be for day and the bike can be used to explore the highlands. The rate of USD 15 applies for a days use. A deposit of USD 150 must be left at the front desk or a passport. For a ride in the the parking lot, the rate of USD 5 applies. The mountain Bike is great for exploring the villages.
Gorilla Tracking, Hiking. Nature walks, island hoping, culture, community tours and wildlife safaris can be arranged
This is a great way to support the community and learn more about their way of life. The local guides will brief you on the history, the food and all issues regarding the community. Enrich your experience with a hike. The view and in particular the sunset is unforgettable!
Hire one of our vehicles to take you to Bwindi. The vehicle takes 4 -6 people maximum. You need a gorilla permit. Contact us in advance if you want us to get it for you.
The boat takes 8 people maximum. There are many islands on the lake. Your guide will narrate the history of each as you visit them. Some have restuarants and you can buy a drink. Meals take too long unless booked in advance.
A few of the islands are ideal for a nature Walk. You will need a boat to reach them. Bushara and Heritage Island are great. One of the islands has wildlife - no man eaters.
Combine your stay at BSR with a wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lake Mburo or Ishasha. Rate includes one nights stay at the park, game drive and park entry fees as well as meals. Must be more than one pax.
An early morning boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi to catch the migratory birds. The boat takes a maximum of 8 people. You can combine this trip with a visit to the Batwa tribe and a bit of island hop and island nature Walk. Plan for half a day.
This involves hill climbing. take the village path and explore the community life as hike. On the way you can visit a few house holds and share some gifts. The tour takes you to the iron smith clan the Bahesi who still use their century old knowledge to make iron implements like spears and hoes.
There are a number of vulnerable families in the community due to the aids scourge. We have a piggery project where we distribute piglets to vulnerable families. Part of this money will be used to buy a piglet to donate to the family you visit. You can also grind stationary, clothes or anything you choose as a gift. The project ensures recipients also donate a piglet to another family once theirs get piglets. The project is therefore self sustaining. The ripple effect is already felt.
Outdoor games include football and lawn. Soon we shall have squash. there are also pool tables, table tennis and darts. Board games such as chess, ludo, snakes and ladders as well as scribble and playing cards are also available. All games are free for residents. Day guests pay a fee use of the football pitch, lawn tennis and table tennis.
The rate applies for field hire for hosting a game. It includes use of amenities at the Hilltop centre including the kitchen, washrooms and gardens. For practice, the field is free for resident Football teams. Non resident football teams who wish to use it just for practice can pay a daily rate of USD 100.
Rate includes hire of tennis rackets and balls. A refundable deposit of USD 100 must be deposited at the front desk redeemable on return if the rackets. A passport may also be used as deposit.
USD 5/per pair of players
Rate includes hire of rackets and balls for a pair of players.
The money is the minimum required to play pool. It's exchanged into coins which are used to play the game.
A refundable deposit of USD 20 must be paid at the reception to secure the darts.
In addition to the fee, a refundable deposit of USD 20 must be paid at the reception to secure the darts.
Jogging session has to be booked in advance at the reception. Join a group or go solo with a guide at 7 30am. The guide will brief you on the route.
For those seeking a photo opportunity at our premise and gardens, we charge a small fee per person
Fee applies to a group of not more than 10 people. Any extra person pays USD 10/person
Student groups etc
put on your hiking shoes and let our guide take you to the most scenic sight for photography. Dont miss the amazing sunset against the backdrop of the lake view and volcanoes.
You can use our resort in producing your video. A small fee of USD 150 applies. Staff will help re arrange the hotel as per your needs.
Rates apply to one way journeys. Journey takes 6 hours. Stop overs will be at tourist attractions and fir refreshments. Rate excludes meals. Includes driver and fuel.
USD 80/car per day
Takes a maximum of 3 people. Rate applies to one way journey.
Vans are in capacity of 5, 6 to 15 Seater. Rate per day per car is USD 100.
Land cruisers are 4wheel and vary from the hard body safari land cruiser to the more luxurious ones. Make your choice.
These are 27 - 30 sweaters. A rate of 200USD per car per day applies.
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A taxi drop from Kabale town to our hotel. Maximin capacity is 3 people.
A van takes 5 people. Rate is fir one way for Kabale - Hotel or Hotel - Kabale.
Airport pick up from Kigali to BSR. It takes less than 2 hours.
USD 100/ car
Salon car takes 3 people maximum.
A van will take 5 - 15 people. This is just a one way trip.
- Day 1: Island hoping day - Batwa tribe, history, culture, birds: Full day tour.
- Day 2: Hiking to the ironsmiths and a visit to some homesteads.
- Day 3: Football game with local team at the Hilltop.
USD 300/person includes Fullboard accomodation, transport to tour sites
Two nights Bunyonyi Safaris Resort and two night Queen Elizabeth or Lake Mburo. Nature walks on the islands, game viewing.
Cost: USD 600/person includes Fullboard accomodation, transport and park entry fees.
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