Location: at the border of Queen Elizabeth National Park
What is the experience like to stay in this village adjacent to a salt lake? This safari offers visitors an opportunity to meet the local residents, and be part of their exceptional daily lives.
You will be received into a local homestead, to experience what these villagers do at home following a tough day of harvesting salt on this lake. The traditional methods of cooking as well as preparing food will be well demonstrations in this homestead and even get a chance to taste the local food
You will also visit the local primary school.
Interact with the local community members and learn about the way of life around Lake Katwe
Keep in mind that by taking this tour you are giving back to this community. Proceeds from this tour assist in health plus environmental awareness campaigns, and also provide income to the elderly that can no longer mine salt. Your tour will develop very many people’s lives!
Return to the very basics by learn how to prepare local Ugandan food on open fires
All tour guides used are all from the local community, and are well trained
Proceeds are used to purchase desks for the local schools, as well as support the elderly residents that can no longer mine salt.
Local crafts, tie- and -dye fabrics plus hand-made batik are available for sale at the head office, and the profits are given to the craftswomen within the Katwe Women Group. traditional performs of music and dramas are done by the local women from the surrounding communities as well as schools to increase awareness of community issues on HIV, against poaching and the conservation of the environment.
Guided village tour and all demonstrations
2 hours, but very flexible
What carry along with you!
Strong walking shoes / boots as it may get muddy!
A Waterproof jacket or wrap, as well as a warm sweater the weather up in the mountains is very unpredictable
Bottled water plus snacks
Binoculars to use when bird watching
A Light, long sleeved shirt and sunglasses
Tips for your guide plus the community members