Safari Lodges in Bunyonyi

Birdnest at Bunyonyi Resort
Birdnest at Bunyonyi Resort

Birdnest Resort can be found just a few kilometers from the three boarders of Uganda with Congo DR, Tanzania and Rwanda.

It is next to Lake Bunyonyi an ideal birders pride. Accommodation is offered in very comfortable self-contained rooms which have facilities and amenities like big comfortable beds and private en-suite washrooms.

The rooms are regularly cleaned by a dedicated team of staff members. Guests can relax in the lounge in the main lodge area and can enjoy facilities like a pool table, DSTV and free Wi-Fi internet.

Meals and drinks are available in the restaurant but guests are free to request for room service for any of the three meals of the day.

The Kitchen is open throughout the day and for some hours of the night until 9:00 pm. for guests who travel with little ones; the lodge provides excellent babysitting services between 8:00am and 9:00pm.

Below are their rates per night in US$

RoomsLow SeasonHigh Season
Single room with lake view145160
Double/twin room with lake view165190
Triple room with lake view195210
Quad room with lake view235260
Deluxe cottage (self-contained)165190
Meals (Half Board)2530
Meals (Full Board)4045

The rates above accord guests full access to the swimming pool the use of the canoes.

Bunyonyi Overland Resort


Bunyonyi Overland Resort offers excellent accommodation to Safari visitors to southwestern Uganda.

The resort was built by members of the local community and is still owned and managed locally, with the proceeds from its operations directly supporting local livelihoods.

It offers amazing vistas of Lake Bunyonyi which is truly the “place if the birds”. Guests are accommodated in ten (10) safari tents and twelve (12) cottages and in a terraced block which has four (4) comfortable rooms.

All the rooms feature en-suite amenities like large wooden beds and private toilet. The camp also has tents which can be rented but travelers are free to come along with their own tents which they can setup with the help of the resort’s friendly staff members.

Rates in US$ per night (2014) per person (PP)

Bed OnlyBed & BreakfastHalf BoardFull Board
Accommodation Facilities and Services US$ExtraPersonUS$ExtraPersonUS$ExtraPersonUS$ExtraPerson
Pitching your own tent (PP)8143040
Renting mobile tent alone (PP)12183040
Renting mobile tent and bedding (PP)14203545
Furnished single tent30354555
Furnished double/twin tent401550204555
Single room35405060
Double/twin room452055255060
Single cottage45506070
Double/twin cottage602570305565
Family cottage (4 people)12025140305565
Dorm (PP)15203545
Renting a canoe (per day)10
Picnic fee3