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Katwe Tourism Information Centre

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Kasese | Katwe, Queen Elizabeth National Park., Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
+256 750 579937
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Very educational

Had a very informative tour by a local village guide to the salt lake. Well worth the money. It... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
playuppompey22
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south of england
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Very eye-opening and educational

A very talented guide showed us the tedious process of salt production, the history of the lake and... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Samantha256
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Kampala, Uganda
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Katwe Tourism Information Centre (KATIC, offers visitors amazing experiences. it is engulfed by Queen Elizabeth National Park and some 500KM away from Kampala in the western part of uganda. it is at a stone throw distance from Lake Edward, Lake munyanyange the bird's sanctuary and Katwe Salt Lake for the Natural Salt. we believe that, the world is a Novel and those who do not travel, read one page
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Kasese | Katwe, Queen Elizabeth National Park., Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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+256 750 579937
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Had a very informative tour by a local village guide to the salt lake. Well worth the money. It was interesting and was particularly helpful for my school age child. Also visited the local fishing village where again the guide gave us a true insight...More

Thank playuppompey22
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A very talented guide showed us the tedious process of salt production, the history of the lake and how salt was discovered in the region and the difficulties salt miners currently face. Very educational!

Thank Samantha256
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

While visiting Queen Elizabeth np my guide from Walterstours suggested the visit to this salt lake.25min drive gets you to the place where local people get the salt from the lake in a very very traditional way.The place looks like the time has stopped and...More

Thank Simeunovic A
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lake Katwe in Queen Elizabeth national park is a traditional salt mining lake formed through volcanic eruption about 10,000 years ago. Visit to this salt lake gives opportunity to interacting with the local salt miners and their experience of salt mining using traditional

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We was there to have a cheap trip in the national park elizabeth, it was very nice to sleep in a village inside the park. In the night the hippos are outside the water and disturbe the village life. I was scared but it was...More

Thank Jessica S
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

First of all, the man working in the Tourism office had to chase us down because we did not know that we had to stop there (very little info and signage), but when he did chase us down he was very friendly and helpful. We...More

Thank Corinne V
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stopped in here and had a wonderful guide who took us to the salt flats and explained the history and current process of getting salt. He also showed us a great place to see a huge flock of flamingos. Near the Information Centre there...More

Thank Claire Y
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

While the village of Katwe is not the most welcoming location in Uganda, the Tourist Information Centre is a real gem. Ouma (our guide) gives a detailed account of all the salt extraction and you get a close up view of the processes. The tour...More

Thank AdzyKinkladze
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