Mine in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Salt Mine

The interesting village of Katwe on the north shore of Lake Edward, 4km west of Main gate (Kabatoro gate), is famous for its salt industry. Salt mining on the crater lake behind the village dates back to at least...

Village in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Leopard Village

Leopard Village is one of the communities within Queen Elizabeth National Park. It's possible to visit it on a tour run by Uganda Carnivore Program, which gives an insight in to how locals coexisit with wildlife,...

Landmark in Queen Elizabeth National Park


The equator crosses the northern sector of the park near Kasenyi and is marked with a circular monument on either side of the road, predictably popular with passers-by stopping for that quintessential holiday snap.