Located Southwest of Uganda, Birds Nest is close to the border with Congo and Rwanda. It is 2 hours driving from Kigali and 7 hours driving from the capital city Kampala. Just outside Kabale, on the left you climb the road to the lake and after a 15 min trip by car; you arrive 2000 m higher at Lake Bunyonyi.
Arcadia Cottages Lake Bunyonyi 1* – budget accommodation
Arcadia Cottages lake Bunyonyi is set on 14 acres of manicured gardens, and offers spectacular views over one of Africa’s most idyllic locations. High up on a ridge overlooking Lake Bunyonyi, eleven self-contained cottages are arranged around a central lodge building. Here guests can enjoy the tasty dishes in the restaurant or relax and take in the truly breath-taking view. Also available is a 25-seater motor launch, ideal for taking in the lake and its islands on one of the daytime tours or watching the stars on the night time Stargazing tour.
Other services include: 2 end Bombardier Jet Skis available for hire, and four Honda quad bikes that guests can hire to explore the muddy tracks along the lakeshore or the ridges overlooking the lake.
Bunyonyi Over land Resort *1 – budget accommodation
Located on Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale south western Uganda, the Bunyonyi Over land Resort offers: safari tents, rooms, cottages and family cottages. It also offers a camping option for those with their own equipment and a comfortable ‘rent a mobile tent’ with or without bedding arrangement in our pleasant gardens.
Activities while at the resort include: simple relaxation to read a book or chill out on the terrace of your accommodation with splendid views over the lake.
Furnished Safari Tents: 10 safari tents are mounted on raised platforms with a private terrace each and wonderful views of the lake.
Cottages: 12 cottages with panoramic views up the lake on either twin or double occupancy options.
Family Cottages: There two family cottages, self-contained and fully furnished with Satellite TV.
Rooms: Four rooms make up part of one terraced block.
Rent a mobile tent: For those on a budget traveling without their own camping equipment consider renting a mobile tent, with or without beddings. Choose your pitch and you will be assisted to set it up and be furnished.