kazinga channel

Kazinga Channel

The Kazinga channel is  a wide, 32-kilometre (20 mi) long natural channelconnecting the two Lakes; Lake Gorge (which is to the east) and Lake Edward (which is to the west). This channel is among the most important features in Queen Elizabeth National Park (which is the most well-liked game reserve in Uganda covering an entire land area of 1,978 sq km). The channel has the wonderful view of the most important wildlife ventures within Queen Elizabeth National Park. On the Eastern side of the Kazinga Channel is Lake George a tiny lake with an overall depth of 2.4 meters and 250 sq km. this lake is fed by streams flowing…

lake katwe

Lake Katwe, Explosion crater

Several extinct volcanoes of a specifically violent type called the ‘explosion craters’ are found within western Uganda. these Explosion craters are called so because during the long ago days these eruptions were extremely violent and instead of piling debris just about their vents similar to a number of other volcanoes, they discharged ash in addition to rock over a far as well as wide area. in the present day, they are majorly extinct craters although a few still release sulphurous smells. Basically There are 3 major concentrations; Katwe Explosion Craters found in Queen Elizabeth National Park, the close by Bunyaraguru Crater Field on the impressive Kichwamba escarpment as…

mweya peninsular

Mweya Peninsular

The Mweya Peninsula is located on the northern bank of the impressive Kazinga Channel at the convergence of the channel with Lake Edward. The area of the Mweya peninsular includes the Channel Track all the way down to Katunguru gate, then across to Kabatoro gate which has a chunky ground cover with dense vegetation dominated by Candelabra Thorn. This dense vegetation cover actually makes Game viewing quite challenging in this area. There are a number of tracks for game drive which are followed and these are all well maintained. Following the signposting may be challenging from time to time and chances are that at one point you may…

maramagambo forest

Maramagambo Forest Safari in Uganda

The word “Maramagambo” was derived  from a traditional tale in which a team of young people got lost within the forest, and it actually took them a number of days to trace their path back to the local village from which these had come from. A kind of African-Hansel as well as Gretel Story; however on returning back to the village these young people couldn’t speak for long since they were extremely worn out – hence the word “Maramagambo” for ‘the end of words’.region of Queen Elizabeth Park from the escarpment of Kichwamba all through to Lake Edward.   The forest is the ideal destination for hiking as…

lake george

Lake George

Lake George is located in the western part of the East Africa’s Rift Valley. The lake is a small and shallow of approximately 250 sq km and a middling depth of just 2.4 meters. The lake is supplied by several inflows from the extensive mountain Rwenzori ranges as well as from the northeastern agricultural area. however, the major inflows are Dura plus Mpanga from northeast,, in addition to Nsonge, Rumi, plus Mubuku from Rwenzori.   Its outflow is into the Kazinga Channel that drains toward the adjacent Lake Edward. The lake’s northern shore is majorly lined with a dense papyrus swamp. its water levels keep on fluctuating but…

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