The main attraction in south-western Uganda is the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a World Heritage Site. It is composed of 331 sq kilometers (128 sq.mi.) of both mountain and lowland forest. The park contains half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas along with colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, over 300 species of birds and much more. Sawa Sawa Guest House is ideally situated to take full advantage of the parks and other attractions in the region. Below, we’ve provided links to some of the various activities available during your stay – hover over the photo that interests you, then click for additional information.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bwindi National Park, located in Kisoro, Uganda, is home to more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. Bwindi National Park, one of the top sightseeing tours and tour packages in Uganda, is among the best things to do in Kisoro.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s small national park located in the border town of Kisoro, Uganda, and a top hiking destination with various sightseeing tours and tour packages, including hiking the famous Mount Sabyinyo volcano. Visiting Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the best thing to do in Kisoro.
Lake Mutanda, located in Kisoro, Uganda, is a freshwater body known for its stunning views of the Virunga mountains and adventure tourism. Many sightseeing tours and tour packages are available at Lake Mutanda, including sunrise and sunset canoe cruise, bird watching, hiking, sport fishing, and cultural tourism. Spending a weekend getaway at Lake Mutanda is one of the best things to do in Kisoro.
A top birding destination in Kisoro, Uganda, and one of the best things to do in Kisoro, Lake Chahafi is a small water body in the hills adjacent to the Uganda-Rwanda border. Tour packages and sightseeing tours at Lake Chahafi are often centered around hiking, bird watching, canoeing, and hiking.
Echuya Forest Reserve
Nestled in the Kigezi highlands, visiting the Echuya Forest Reserve is one of the best things to do in Kisoro, a top tourist destination in southwestern Uganda. The most popular tour packages and sightseeing tours at the Echuya forest are nature watching and bird watching.
The Virunga volcanoes are a chain of eight volcanoes shared across Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. For guests interested in adventurous tour packages and sightseeing tours, hiking the volcanoes of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the best things to do in Kisoro.