In August 2017 while travelling in Uganda I took a canoe trip across Lake Mutanda which was a lot of fun - helping to paddle was optional (but good exercise as it was a windy day), the views of the volcanoes were great and being...More
Lake Mutanda Canoe Trekking
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Journey in dug out canoes with seats ensuring a degree of comfort. Peaceful and atmospheric in the morning mist with sightings of people travelling to market, crane and otter.
One of the highlights of staying at Mutanda was embarking on an engine ran boat deep into the lake into the islands. In one of the islands which has a population of about a hundred, we joined the small local community in a church service...More
I had never been in a dugout canoe before, but this was very enjoyable. I felt perfectly safe at all times, but a little sorry for the canoe man who paddled stoically for two and a half hours into a strong head wind.
Lake Mutanda is so Beautiful, unspoilt and very natural. It has beautiful little islands and just pretty to look at.
Fabulous two and a half hour journey in a hand made dugout canoe. Amazing scenery.Would definitely recommend this journey as part of your itinerary.
Spent a beautiful relaxing couple of hours being paddled across Lake Mutanda. Take your Binoculars lots of birds
My wife and I enjoyed a full day on the water in the Great Lakes area of East Africa! We will never forget it.
The trip was just over 2 hrs 30 mins, and was perfect for relaxing and enjoying the views Not much wildlife to spot, got brief glimpse of a beaver type creature and a few birds. BUT the views were magnificant, water still with perfect mirror...More
We hiked through the rural subsistence farmlands from Rubuguri Junction to Lake Mutanda and enjoyed a relaxed paddle across the lake in dugout canoes, followed by a short walk up the hill into Kisoro.