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Edirisa's Canoe Trekking is a combination of dugout canoeing and hiking around Lake Bunyonyi and throughout southwestern Uganda, as far away from touristy areas as humanly possible. We have been organising such treks since 2005, providing travellers...more
Kabale, Uganda
+256 752 558222
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We were impressed with the dedication and organization of Edirisa. This local agency offers an interesting range of activities and is extremely flexible. Rather than watching the time, our guide Owen adapted entirely to our speed (including that of my 80+ year old mother) and...More

Thank Mirka63
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Edrisa is doing a very interesting job at community level. this is not questionable and kudos to them. the manager and the guide were very kind, knowledgeable and approachable. I did the Mama Bena package with my daughter. good team, overall, nicely planned canoe and...More

Thank Davide N
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We did the 3 day 'Mother of all treks' and it was fabulous. Stayed lake-side Edirisa in comfortable huts then canoed and hiked including a home-stay at Mama Bena's. We had to change plans last minute due to rain so missed Tom's homestay on the...More

Thank Libbl
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The staff are wonderful. The treks and canoeing in depth and if you stay you are allowed to take a canoe out on your own. Beautiful place Don't miss the talk by Miha the founder! Lisa and Daniel Stern

Thank uconnectdaniel
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Edirisia was one of the quietest places I visited in Uganda. The organization is doing very friendly, nice with helpfully manager. View from the terraces on Lake Bunyonyi, a cold beer, you can not miss.

Thank Lukas K
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We did the 2-day Mama Bena's canoe/trekking trip. We booked 2 days before the trip, and the company was very responsive. We had special circumstances where we needed to have a shortened second day, and the company was very accommodating, tailoring the itinerary to the...More

Thank akashmgupta
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Really, what could be better: gliding in hand made canoes, carved by artisans out of a single tree past little lake side villages with cheerful children and terraced farms reaching into the sky. The Gorilla Highlands region deserves to be in the same conversation as...More

Thank Barrett_Nash
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I spent a week on the lake in a double room perched up above the shore, a wonderful place of peace and contemplation. The natural setting is gorgeous, with views of the terraced farms on the hills opposite and the tranquil waters of the lake....More

Thank dorothea57
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Me and my friends hiked the "Three Upland Lakes" trek in December, and it has been for sure one of the highlights of our trip through Uganda. Paddling on Lake Bunyionyi was great fun, the people we met the first days were amazing (traditional healer,...More

Thank supersky-abc
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We did Mama Bena's Bonus Tour and loved it! Our guide Owen was excellent. We couldn't have been happier with our experience canoeing, hiking as well as learning about the area and people. Edirisa is a wonderful organization, you will be glad you picked them!

Thank Kaley P
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