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The 72 huge round basins scattered across the equator are evidence of the Albertine Rift’s bubbling volcanic past.

The 27km drive between the Kabatoro gate and Queen’s Pavillion takes visitors past this peculiar landscape, taking in sights such as the attractive Lake Kitagata, the huge Kyemengo crater, sweeping views of the Rift Valley escarpment and the Kazinga channel, all in front of the mighty backdrop of the Rwenzori Mountains.

Katwe Explosion CraterThe drive is a must-see for those with a 4×4 vehicle who wish to explore a less-traveled section of the park, and for those with a particular interest in the fascinating geological history of Africa’s Rift Valley.