Salt lake-katwe Tourism

Lake Katwe

Crater_Lake-uganda gorilla www jehovahtours co ug uganda safaris source of river nile bwindi gorilla trekking_tracking murchision falls kidepo national park golf tours cultural tours tree climbing lions rwenzori mountain chimpazeeLake Katwe is found in south western Uganda in Kasese district and is surrounded by Queen Elizabeth National Park and is mainly dominated by geographical features which consist of ancient hard volcanic rocks and gentle slopes with explosive crater lakes and a rift valley. Lake Katwe is a traditional salt mining lake formed through volcanic eruption about 10,000 years ago. the local community  extract rock salt from the main lake to the landing area where it is dried for sales.

 

katwe uganda gorilla www jehovahtours co ug uganda safaris source of river nile bwindi gorilla trekking_tracking murchision falls kidepo national park golf tours cultural tours tree climbing lions rwenzori mountain chimpazee12345With the trip at lake Katwe, there is studying about the science of the salt water, talking and interacting with the salt miners about their experience of salt mining, the mine has been existing since the 16-century and miners are still using the traditional methods of harvesting salt.

The miners use the ambutch trees to float on the lake and transport the salt from the edge of the lake to the landing site for sale.

For Bird lovers, on lake Munyanyange 2 kms away from lake Katwe,you get a chance to see flamingos, pied avocet, black winged stilt, the lesser flamingos, black terns, sea gulls among others.

 

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