Welcome to Paradise Eco-Hub, an eco-lodge on Itambira Island, a popular eco-friendly facility on Lake Bunyonyi, which is commonly known as the ‘Lake of the Little Birds’.
All proceeds from Paradise Eco-Hub Foundation initiatives assist local communities as part of the Itambira Sustainable Project, our partnership with a local non-profit, Let Us Save Uganda (LUSU).
As a family-built and run hotel, we have a close relationship with our local community. We pride ourselves in making our guests feel at home and providing them with an authentic and enjoyable experience.
If you're on your way to see the mountain gorillas and beautiful landscapes in South-Western Uganda or if you're just looking for a relaxation retreat, Paradise Eco-Hub is the perfect spot to stay.
We’re dedicated to the improvement of our community’s livelihood as we want to help address our local socio-economic, technological and environmental challenges.
That's why we’ve developed the Itambira Sustainable Project through a strategic partnership with a local non-profit named Let Us Save Uganda (LUSU).
All proceeds from Paradise Eco-Hub initiatives assist local communities through activities like savings and credit strategies, forestry and agriculture training, scholarships, craft development, entrepreneurship and health education.
Paradise Eco-Hub is a sanctuary for nature-loving travellers from everywhere.
You can enjoy your stay surrounded by beautiful trees, flowers, natural green environments and the papyrus swamps along the shores of Lake Bunyonyi.
You'll feel as one with nature in his bird watcher's haven and our beautiful, comfortable and natural surroundings are the perfect place for retreats, camping, and community development.
Relax over a delicious meal in our Joy Restaurant and enjoy a breathtaking 360° view of Lake Bunyonyi.
Our delicious authentic Ugandan cuisine is prepared by our local in-house chef with the ingredients sourced from locals farms.
This unique farm-to-table experience will be one to remember!
Our family built our entire lodge from the ground up with a focus on a ‘one-with-nature’ experience. We built our nest-caves and Joy Restaurant from trees we grew ourselves. We also offer camping options, Contact Us below to enquire about them.
The King’s Nest Cave, or “Akagondo”. This traditional Rwandan hut offers the ancestral flair with a modern touch and maintains the traditional open concept encouraging a oneness with nature.
The cream of the crop. The bee’s knees. It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before - unless you’ve looked at the pictures. Perfect for families, or couples who are looking for something extra special.
Featuring stunning views and a homey feel, you’ll love the privacy and the luxury of waking up to natural sunlight and a lake view.
Paradise Special tour(Islands Tour And Hiking To The View Points)
Don’t miss this special tour where we explore the islands and then later hike to the mountains of the moon with panoramic views of the islands and the surroundings. Join Silas and explore Lake Bunyonyi
Cost by boat 1pax $60, 2pax 30$each, 3pax 20$each, 4-6pax 15$ each
HISTORICAL ISLAND TOURS
(Bwama/leper island, upside-down/Ahabuchuranika Island, Kyahuge Island, punishment/Akampene island, Bushara Island and Itambira island)
-Cost by boat(Guided) (1pax 40, 2pax $20 each, 3pax 15$ each 4-6pax 12$ each)
-Cost by canoe(Guided) (1pax 20$, 2pax 15$ each, 3pax 10$each 4-6pax 8$each)
The Batwa/Pygmies Tour (CHARITY TOUR)
Cost by boat 1pax $60, 2pax 35$each, 3pax 25$each, 4-6pax 20$ each
Whole Lake Tour Including Hiking To The Lake View Points
(Cost by boat 1pax $150, 2pax 75$each, 3pax 60$each, 4-6pax 50$ each)
Community village walk and top of the world for lake views
Cost (1pax $20, 2pax 15$each, 3pax 10$each, 4-6pax 8$ each)
Rutinda Market Walk/Main Landing Site
Cost (1pax $30, 2pax 15$each, 3pax 10$each, 4-6pax 8$ each)
Island tour and Rutinda market(Monday and Friday)
Cost by boat 1pax $50, 2pax 25$each, 3pax 20$each, 4-6pax 15$ each
Muko Lake End Boat Cruise
Cost by boat 1pax $50, 2pax 25$each, 3pax 20$each, 4-6pax 15$ each
Training in craft making
Cost (1pax $40, 2pax 25$each, 3pax 20$each, 4-6pax 15$ each)
Cost by boat 1pax $40, 2pax 20$each, 3pax 20$each, 4-6pax 15$ each
Bird watching around the site and swamp
Cost (1pax $20, 2pax 15$each, 3pax 10$each, 4-6pax 10$ each)
Round the Lake bird watching to Nyombe swamp and popular islands.
Bukora Blacksmith Tour Walking
Enjoy hiking, natural walk, community walk and amazing lake view as we trek to the black smith. The experience of seeing tools being made from shapeless metals and scrap put into beautiful tools. They make pangas, arrows, needles, harmers, and much more.
Cost: $30 per person
Canoeing (Self or guided dugout canoeing)
Enjoy the dugout canoeing on your own pace and explore the beauty of Lake Bunyonyi and the beautiful islands.
COST:$7 per person, Guided Canoeing $10 per person.
Zip lining and High Ropes Challenge courses.
Cost (1pax $30, 2pax 30$each, 3pax 30$each, 4-6pax $30 each)
Swimming Is Free But At Owners Risk!
(Their way of life, dances, and history of their life living in the forests as hunters and honey and fruit gatherers)
Are you a birder? Lake Bunyonyi is undeniably a haven for birders. Paradise Eco-Hub offer travelers with birding on the shores of lake Bunyonyi and in swampy and forested areas around the lake. Just as its name says, lake Bunyonyi is locally translated as a place for little birds hence one of the birding spots in the pearl of Africa.
Canoeing/boat cruising is one best way of enjoying Uganda birding tour on lake Bunyonyi. Travelers boat ride to the shores of the lake that give them closer views of different birds some of which are endemic to this area. The lake is believed to shelter over 200 bird species. Among the birds to expect in lake Bunyonyi include grey crowned cranes, levillant cuckoo, white tailed monad, slender-billed baglafetch, weavers, African harrier hawk, egrets, cardinal woodpecker, grey crowned cranes, African king fisher, herons. Sunbirds, raptors, golden-backed weaver, bee eaters, pin tailed whyder, great cormorant, Bronzy sunbird, Hadada ibis, grey shrike, malachite kingfisher, fan-tailed widow bird, and black herons among other birds.
Cost (1pax $100, 2pax 50$each, 3pax 40$each, 4-6pax $30 each)
Do not miss swimming in Lake bunyonyi during your stay at Paradise Eco-Hub. Swimming is one way of freshening from anxiety after long hours in gorilla trekking and driving from far way places. Interestingly, Lake bunyonyi is free from dangerous water animals like crocodiles, hippos and also bilharzia free hence the safest place for swimming. Though it’s the deepest lake in Uganda and second largest in Africa, Lake bunyonyi is easy to swim in. some areas have been enclosed for swimming.er your text here