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Discover Kazinga Channel
Kazinga Channel is one of the Must visit places in Uganda although rarely talked and raved about, it’s a 32 kilometer long channel connecting Lakes George and Edward situated in the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This rewards tourists with amazing experiences in nature and wildlife especially animal and bird species. Lake George is a small lake with an average depth of only 2.4 metes and which is fed by streams from the Rwenzori Mountains. Its outflow is through the Kazinga Channel which drains into Lake Edward, water levels fluctuating are very little. Discover Kazinga Channel channel endowed with a variety of wildlife and bird species both migratory and indigenous birds, also it’s famously known for its high concentration of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles in the world. Taking a boat ride on this channel is a real experience to avail beautiful sights of elephant herds, buffaloes, antelopes, and a variety of birds. Tourists enjoy the most popular boat cruise from Mweya into Lake Edward that gives the most fascinating experience. This has been in existence since 1952, and is familiar with visitors to Queen Elizabeth national park and Mweya area. In addition, this same boat gives you an opportunity to see the Hippo population of QENP, large herds of elephants- some herds are as big as a hundred elephants. Watching these huge mammals frolic and bathe in the water is interesting. Wildlife at this prominent channel don’t require you to travel for miles in search for them since they are all intermingled in the same space. Animals at Kazinga channel include; Hippos, antelopes, buffaloes, crocodiles, monitor lizards and numerous bird species all enjoying the environment in and around the channel. Kazinga channel is one of these places not to miss out on a safari to Uganda since it’s all about sights and sounds of nature and wildlife which are never disappointing where most of the them are widely known and always expected. However there are other activities you can enjoy while on a trip to Queen Elizabeth national park besides boat cruises on this channel. Some of these activities include; chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge, game drives in Kasenyi plains and Ishasha areas, community walks, crater tours among others. A trip to Kazinga Channel can be included among our Uganda Safaris or en route our gorilla tracking safaris in Bwindi to give you the best travel experience that the Pearl of Africa has to offer. Book your Safari now!
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