After the Gorilla Trek – Relax-Chill Out-Unwind in Uganda – Rwanda

Posted by on April 24, 2018

After Gorilla Trekking – The Best Spots to Relax-Chillout and Unwind

Timeout After the Gorilla Trek – Relax-Chill Out-Unwind


After the Gorilla Trek – Relax-Chill Out-Unwind along Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mutanda or Lake Kivu. Perfect Chillout Spots for Gorilla Trekkers that want a break for a day or two after a long day of Trekking.  

Most Gorilla Trekkers want to take a break after their day or two tracking Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla Park or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, they want a time to relax, chill out and unwind along a lake, read a good book, try some new Foodie Delights along with a few drinks, take a dip in a lake, before continuing their Safari or flying out to their next destination.

We have put together the 3 perfect “After the Gorilla Trek – Relax-Chill Out-Unwind Spots” for you.  All conveniently close to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda.  Three Popular Spots loved by Trekkers from far and wide, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mutanda, and Lake Kivu all within a short distance of Kigali International Airport. 


After the Gorilla Trek – Relax-Chill Out-Unwind – Lake Bunyonyi-Lake Mutanda-Lake Kivu


 Lake Bunyonyi – A scene from Lord of the Rings:

Lake Bunyonyi is a one-of-a-kind magical, almost mystical place, a place of legends, emerald islands, pristine waters, hippo, crocodile and bilharzia free.

Discover one of the 29 Islands with a Dugout Canoe, Bike around the lake, visit Rutinda on one of its Market Days, Read Andrew Sharp’s Novel “Ghosts of Eden” depicting the area and beyond.

The Lake is a favorite with Trekkers and Ugandans alike, even Lonely Planet has put it n their list as one of the best Chill Out Places in Uganda.

For those looking for a Foodie Adventure, look no further, Lake Bunyonyi is one of the few lakes where you can find crayfish any way that you would like,

Lake Bunyonyi – Relax – Chill Out – Unwind


 Lake Mutanda – in the Shadows of the Virunga Volcanoes:

Getting here is part of the fun, hike down from Nkuringo, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest on a half-day hike.  The scenery alone is worth it, Lake Mutanda is one of those amazing natural wonders in Uganda.  A delightful combination of the Mountains that Cook, the Virunga Volcanoes, shimmering islands, sunsets and sunrises that are simply amazing and that is just the beginning.

Swim in a hippo, crocodile, bilharzia free lake, paddle in a dugout canoe, take a sundowner boat ride or simply relax for a day along this beautiful lake.

Lake Mutanda- Relax – Chill Out – Unwind


 Lake Kivu – Rwanda’s Costa del Sol:

Lake Kivu is just across the Ugandan-Rwandan border and a great location for trekkers to relax and chill out at if they are flying out of Kigali.

Lake Kivu is a combination of scenery, sandy beaches, boating, island visits, coffee adventures and foodie delights such as the famous Sambaza Sardines or Goat Brochettes the national dish of Rwanda.

Swim, sun, relax along Lake Kivu, but there are also opportunities for hiking and biking along the Congo Nile Trail.

You can visit some of the vast Tea Estates in the hillsides all while staying at one of Lake Kivu’s great hotels or lodges.

Lake Kivu- Relax – Chill Out – Unwind


After the Gorilla Trek – Relax-Chill Out-Unwind with us along one of the great lakes in the Heart of Africa in Uganda or Rwanda.  The perfect add-on to your time with the gentle giants of the forest.