The top tourist destinations in Kigezi
Popularly known as the 'Switzerland of Africa' because of the mountainous and hilly terrain, Kigezi has various top tourist activities in Uganda. The top things to do in Kigezi include canoeing at Lake Bunyonyi, gorilla trekking at Bwindi national park, and volcano hiking in Mgahinga gorilla national park, and various cultural experiences of the Bakiga, Bafumbira, and Batwa indigenous communities.
Bwindi 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.
Lake Mutanda, located in Kisoro Uganda, is a fresh water body known for it's stunning views of the Virunga mountains and adventure tourism.
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.
Nestled in the Kigezi highlands, Lake Bunyonyi, also known as 'the place of little birds,' is a top tourist destination in southwestern Uganda. Lake Bunyonyi is a popular stopover for visitors traveling to Bwindi National Park for gorilla trekking.
The Virunga volcanoes are chain of eight volcanoes shared across Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A top birding destination in Kisoro Uganda, Lake Chahafi is a small water body in the hills adjacent to the Uganda-Rwanda border.