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About Lake Bunyoni

Lake Bunyoni is situated in Uganda. Lake Bunyoni backpacking tours offer great camp sites, beautiful scenery and a range of attractions.


Lake Bunyonyi airports include:
•Entebbe Kampala International Airport


For a place which name means "Place of many little birds", it is no surprise Lake Bunyonyi birdlife is extremely abundant. 200 bird species can be seen including Uganda's national bird, the Crested Crane.


As one of Uganda's key national parks, Lake Bunyonyi conservation plays a key role in preserving the biodiversity of this rich area.


Lake Bunyonyi malaria medication includes the following:
•Mefloquine (Lariam)
•Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)


Lake Bunyonyi plant life is lush and green, with a number of aquatic plants as well as riverine vegetation surrounding the banks of the lake, and woodlands further inland.

Safety Tips

•Lake Bunyonyi is generally safe for travel, however basic precautions should be taken
•Pick pocketing, robbery and muggings have been known to occur, so be on guard
•Keep valuables out of sight and secure in a moneybag under your shirt
•Avoid travel to areas near borders of Sudan, DRC or other areas
•Avoid travelling to northern Uganda, where the Lord's Resistance Army is in occupation

Travel Books

Lake Bunyonyi recommended travel books include: • Footprint Uganda: Handbook by Michael Hodd and Angela Roche
•Spectrum Guide to Uganda by Camerapix
•The Year of the Gorilla by George B. Schaller
•Rise and Fall of Idi Amin by George Ivan Smith
•Gorillas in the Mist by Dr. Dian Fossey


Lake Bunyonyi wildlife mostly consists of aquatic species such as Nile Tilapias, Clarias, Mud fish, Crayfish and Mirrowcarp as well as a number of otters.


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