Katwe Explosion Crater Scenic Drive

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Scenic drive:Katwe Explosion Crater Scenic Drive
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The Scenic Drive

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Environment type:craters, lakes, savannah, scrub
Location type:wilderness

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Attractions:animals, craters, lakes,
 
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How long should it take us?

Average time taken:2 hours, 30 minutes

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Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:256

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Geographical feature(s):Katwe Explosion Craters, Queen Elizabeth National Park
 
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The Directions

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The Directions

Head north from the to the Kabatoro Gate. Shortly after this gate you will find a track in front of you clearly signposted for the Katwe Explosion Crater Track. The only deviation from this path is a 5km detour to the baboon cliffs about a third of the way in to the journey. The path is clear and so you should have no problem following it to the .
 
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Number of locations visited:2
Number of attractions visited:2
 
Distance:32km
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Top Descriptions

This is a scenic and off-the-beaten-track drive, so don’t consider coming here unprepared or without a 4×4. You’ll cross over and up and down the craters, which on a clear day offer excellent views of . With a bit of luck, you’ll pass by families of baboons, mongoose and guinea fowl, and end up at the .
 
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Top Tips

Definitely bring a 4×4 for this trip as there are some steep sections climbing up to the viewpoints. Also watch out for tse-tse flies.
The viewpoints marked on the maps are not marked in situ.
The deviation to the baboon cliffs (regardless of whether baboons are actually there) is worth it for the view over the craters. It is probably the best view of the drive.
 
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