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Address: 20 Minutes Off Kisoro Town, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park P.O Box 280, Uganda
Phone Number: 772435148
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The volcanic mountains that ring this deep green lake are home to rare...

The volcanic mountains that ring this deep green lake are home to rare mountain gorillas.

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Beautiful lake with spectacular views

Travelled the length of the lake in dug out canoes that had small seats ensuring a reasonable degree of comfort. The lake was beautiful and peaceful with frequent sightings of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Carol E
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled the length of the lake in dug out canoes that had small seats ensuring a reasonable degree of comfort. The lake was beautiful and peaceful with frequent sightings of other boats travelling to market. Sightings of crane and otter enhanced the experience. Highly recommended.

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Thank Carol E
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know about Lake Mutanda before our trip to Uganda. Since we were interested in landscape photography, our tour operator, Mountain Gorilla Coffee Tours (MGCT) recommended a visit to Lake Mutanda, and we were so happy that we came here. Sunrise and sunset photos of the lake with the volcanoes in the background were majestic. In the morning, we... More 

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Thank Becky0222
Kampala, Uganda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST PROFOUND EXPERIENCES YOU CAN EVER ENCOUNTER. What happens during a nature immersion is that the boundary of where you end and nature begins melts away. You get to experience the one-ness of everything around you. Your sense of self dissolves and you get to tap directly into the wisdom of the creator. You get... More 

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1 Thank NCHECENTRE
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We trekked from the Mgahinga Rest Camp north towards Kisoro. A really amazing trek with great scenery. We were heading for Lake Mutanda and the Lake Mutanda Eco Camp. The lake did not disappoint but we found it difficult getting our heads round the extremely basic facilities at the Eco Camp. As we were already aware that Uganda did not... More 

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1 Thank JDuchesne
Avon, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We paddled across Lake Mutanda on our way to Bwindi. It's beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I think I could have looked across the lake at the Virunga for days and still not been tired of the view.

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1 Thank rohrig44
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Beautiful lake but sadly very difficult to get to with limited accommodation options. There is a community camp that can be walked to in a couple of hours from Kisoro which is nice and has a jetty which is great for swimming, but this offers limited views which are the best thing about the lake, so you really need to... More 

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2 Thank Kampala_Hoop
Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

beautiful and well endowed creation with clear looking water but you can hardly get fish but deep with a good look of people rowing across with boats

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1 Thank mbaro s
Breda, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This is the most beautiful lake of Uganda. The view over the Virunga volcanoes is amazing! The tranquillity, crested cranes soaring over, pied crows shouting and from the top of the hills next to to them a view that you will never forget! A Must see when in southern Uganda.

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2 Thank Bram L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

After our gorilla trekking we had 1 day to spend in Kisoro and were recommended by other travellers to check out the new tour company Mountain Gorilla Coffee Tours (next door to The Coffeepot). Even though we turned up at 10AM it was still possible to do a tour the same day. We had a great time, starting with canoeing... More 

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3 Thank Ingriddutchie
Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

I was in Kisoro last May. It was a great discover. The reagion it's so so beautiful and lake Mutanda it's a real pearl. the nature is untucched and people are so hospitable. I travel around with a very local agency http://mountaingoriillacoffeetours.shutterfly.com/ The coffee roasting activity was amazing..i defenetly reccomend it!

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