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Address: 20 Minutes Off Kisoro Town, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park P.O Box 280, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 772 435148
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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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Great Lake with beautiful views

We were so lucky to stay in the area and the lake was so peaceful and tranquil. Especially in the morning and evening when the light was perfect and the fishermen were out on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 31, 2016
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Pickering, United Kingdom
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Pickering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

We were so lucky to stay in the area and the lake was so peaceful and tranquil. Especially in the morning and evening when the light was perfect and the fishermen were out on their canoes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

Very nice view from hills around, but the roads are very difficult to pass. We have'n been here for a long, but the weather was fine and we were lucky to see all the spectacular views.

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Thank Anton M
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016 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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1 Thank Carol E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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