Kabale is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the chief town of Kabale District, and the district headquarters are located there. Sometimes nicknamed “Kastone” as in the local language Rukiga, a “kabale” is a small stone. Kabale has a lot of tourist attractions that truly would make you want to visit and see.
The lava dammed lake is just too amazing when it comes to touring. It has breath taking views where you totally inhale oxygen not polluted by fumes and gases from motorists and industries like the capital city. Bunyonyi harbors up to 200 bird species including Herons, egrets, African Harrier Hawk, grey crowned cranes among others.
Make a trek up the hills of kabale that’s when you will realize that not all that glitters is gold because the beautiful orange sunset that reflects in the lava dammed lake could actually make u suppose there is lava in it profusely.
The way the lake rounds up a number of hills and the islands make you have breath taking moments you wouldn’t want to leave without your camera capturing.
Get to know and see how ancient times people made sharp cutlasses, knives, pangas among others by iron smithing. The skill is so great which these people use along with their nice shaped habitat huts which would make you have a true view of the traditional ancient society all in the Bakiga community situated in kabale district. Their art of iron working is definitely so great and thus it requires one to pass by for this eye-glance for a one time in your lifetime.
Kabale is profoundly densely populated with the gigantic primates. Covering an area of 321 square kilometers is the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and habitat to these herbivores. These mountain gorillas amount to a total of 60 in this conservation and it’s regulated by the Uganda wildlife authority.
Take a tour of Katuna a place of business and though there is no bank, money changers deal in the exchange of currencies and money which will maybe include Uganda shillings, the US dollar and Rwandan francs.
At least of all places to go when in Kabale this one can’t go unnoticed and thus a great place to go and spent an hour or two.
Ihimba hot springs are part of the attractions located along kabale-katuna road in kabale district which in total is approximately 8 kilometers from Kabale town Centre. The hot springs are surrounded with myths that they possess divine powers to heal daily pains like backache and other pain around the body.