Lake Katwe, Explosion crater
Western Uganda has Several extinct volcanoes called the ‘explosion craters’ that where created thousands of years ago . These Volcanic eruptions were extremely violent discharging ash in a very wide area. These explosion craters are found in Queen Elizabeth National Park by Bunyaraguru Crater at the Kichwamba escarpment and at Ndali-Kasenda Crater near Kibale National Park.
The explosion craters offer beautiful views and give hiking opportunities around Queen Elizabeth National Park. Quite a number of these extinct volcanoes dot western Uganda and these are formed by violent eruptions that spewed ash and rocks over a wide area these features are extinct though they still emit sulfur.
This lake is located north of Mweya giving you a spectacular Crater Drive that runs on 27 km .
This area has lots of wildlife like Buffaloes, Elephants.