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Lake Mutanda

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Owner description: The volcanic mountains that ring this deep green lake are home to rare mountain gorillas.
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Avon, Colorado
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22 helpful votes 22 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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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Kampala, Uganda
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5 attraction reviews
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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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Breda, The Netherlands
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19 helpful votes 19 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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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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Kisoro, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is the best activity i have ever done in Uganda. Lake Mutanda is in between Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks in Western Uganda. He i viewed birds and water otters find pictures on my facebook link, late i volunteered at Chihe Primary School with my friend Pier Smith. In afternoon we went for coffee farm tours and it was... More

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