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TripAdvisor Reviews Katara Lodge Queen Elizabeth National Park
Travel Blogs from Queen Elizabeth National Park
... until an unnamed group member (starts with M and rhymes with stylo) started crying, at which point Domenic our driver put the pedal to the metal and saved the day.
Darcy – The safari blew me out of the water. I wasn’t expecting much but the lions we saw and sitting on the back roof of the van made it a phenomenal day!
Connor – There sure was a lot of nature out today! I had high expectations for viewing wildlife but it was even more than I ...
... watching Mike as he dug away, all giving him advice
but not the best advice. After two or three attempts we managed to
get out of the ditch and back onto the track. We then had lunch as we
wanted to wait an hour or so for the track to dry a bit more.
Eventually we tried again to get up the steep hill we had slid on and
this time were successful. Unfortunately there was one more hill to
get over and again we had a ...
... rude awakening the first day out.
Day 2 - Trek to Mutinda Camp via Kamusoni Valley (8 kilometres)
For the second day, we opted to hike in rubber boots as the path quickly becomes very muddy before entering the Bamboo-Mimulopsis zone that includes a hard climb with many high steps. After a quick 551 metre height gain, we passed by Kalalama Camp (3,147m) and entered the Heather-Rapanea Zone. From here, the path meanders up and over several ...
... to visit us at the lodge. They were so unbelievably cute and friendly! They walked freely around our feet.
At dusk, we enjoyed a relaxing boat ride along Lake Edward. We spotted more buffalo, hippos, birds, and crocodiles. All in all, today was very relaxing - which is something we all greatly needed as we prepare for another highlight of the trip...trekking the mountain gorillas of ...
... and linen goods they sell.
The Kazinga Channel flows out into Lake Edward and there is a local fishing village at the entrance to the lake. These villagers get about 25% of the fares from tourists taking the channel cruise and this encourages them to not hunt the animals such as the elephants. We saw their fishing boats at the end of the cruise where the boat turns around and heads back ...