Lake mutanda are located in southwestern Uganda, Kisoro district, a distance of 20km from Kisoro town and 454 km from Kampala, a drive of about 10-11 hours. Lake Mutanda is the smallest freshwater lake in Uganda, drained by river Rutshuru, which flows north of Lake Edward. In addition, the lake offers beautiful sceneries of Virunga mountains which is 5900ft and it’s suited at the foothill however lake mutanda is partly located within the ranges of the three volcanoes in Kisoro known as Mountain Muhabura, Mountain Sabinyo, Mountain Mgahinga, home to the endangered mountain gorillas that are approximately about 400 in number.
ANIMALS SPOTTED AROUND THE LAKE MUTANDA
The most common animal species that are spotted along the lakeshores of the Lake includes; Hippo, Chameleons, Aquatic Snakes, African clawless otter, Monitor Lizard, and Frogs to mention but a few.
BIRDING EXPERIENCE WITHIN AND AROUND THE LAKE
Surrounded by forests and wetland, most importantly it’s home to some aquatic bird species making it the best sighting place for birding watchers the common birds spotted include the kingfisher birds, kites, ibis, and crested crane, weaverbirds, and nests that can be spotted along.