Heritage Lodge Habuharo is situated on lake Bunyonyi Africa’s second deepest lake following Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania. The lodge sites on 7-acre wooded island that is one (Habuharo island) of 29 islands in Lake Bunyonyi, The Lodge features 10 self-contained tents and 1 family cottage that provide comfort amidst the serenity and scenic beauty of the Lake Bunyonyi.
It is the ideal stop-over for avid bird-watchers and best en-route and stopover lodge while heading to or from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park well known for half of worlds population of mountain gorillas making it ideal for Gorilla Trekking.
The Habuharo island can be reached by a 25-minute boat ride from the main landing site at Ha’rutindo. The boat ride to the island is characterized by steep hills surrounding the lake which creates a beautiful scenery for the traveler. The island itself is densely wooded with different species of mature trees. This creates a secluded and interesting atmosphere and also serves as a home to a variety of bird’s lake Red Chested Cuckoo, African Marsh Harrier, Long Crested Eagle, Double-toothed Barbet, Cormorants, and the African Fish Eagle.
Visit arrive at the dock and are welcomed by Heritage Lodge staff members who are very friendly, and a take short uphill hike to the main building to check in. Accommodation at the island comprises mainly luxury self-contained tents in wooded seclusion overlooking the lake. The tents blend in well with the surroundings while at the same time providing the comforts of a warm bed, flush toilets, and a hot shower. There are also two cottages available as alternative accommodation.
The main building includes a bar and restaurant. The restaurant places emphasis on organically-grown, freshly-harvested products including crayfish, a local delicacy served fresh on request. The bar is well-stocked and a camp-fire and comfortable lounge create a great ambiance.
Heritage Camp, Muko Situated in Haisesero which is located about 45 minutes’ drive from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (the Southern Sector of the forest – Nshongi/Nkuringo/Mishaya) and 1 hour from Kabale town, along Kabale-Kisoro road. The camp is situated at the shore of Lake Bunyonyi.