Top things to do in Mabira forest – Thing to do in Jinja
Top thing to do in Mabira forest – with over 68 km of well-developed trail length,mabira’s dense rain forest with developed foot trails and abundant primate population has make the forest a beautiful walking area for adventures, some primates include red tailed monkey, black and white Colobus monkey, grey cheeked Mangabeys.
With mountain bikes available for hire one can ride through the forest edge trails with the beautiful views of the forest, this is a highly recommended activity in Mabira forest. Bird Watching.
Bird Watching. Mabira forest boasts of 315 species of birds including the rare ones like the Nahan’s francolin, Tit Hylia, Yellow and grey long bills, Purple-throated cuckoo shrikes, Illadopsises, Jameson’s wattle eyes. 46% of Uganda’s forest birds can easily be seen in Mabira than any other forest in Uganda. Mabira forest boasts of 315 species of birds including the rare ones like the Nahan’s francolin, Tit Hylia, Yellow and grey long bills, Purple-throated cuckoo shrikes, Illadopsises, Jameson’s wattle eyes. 46% of Uganda’s forest birds can easily be seen in Mabira than any other forest in Uganda. Environmental Education and Research.
Environmental education is a major component of MAFICOs mission. Griffin Falls Camp is appropriate for any level of education. We have programs designed for primary and secondary schools as well as guides capable of assisting with university or professional level scientific research. We can accommodate and educate large groups.
Camping and Picnics.
Travelers who love camping can bring their tents and camp at the campsite available at Mabira forest reserve.
Mabira has 3 resident monkey species, those include Uganda Mangabeys, black and white Colobus monkey and red tailed monkey. Butterfly Identification and general Forest Exploration.
Activities near Mabira forest
White water refining adventure in Jinja
White water rafting on the White Nile at its best in Jinja because of the splashes you might get wet but you can never forget the experience. You can decide to take a half day or full day trip or we can also arrange it for you before or after a gorilla or wildlife safari.
Sunset cruise on the Nile, with snacks and drinks simply a most enjoyable experience while in Jinja, we may arrange a private sunset cruise for you or a group and we can include snack or drinks depending on your interests. The cruise normally offers you two hours of nice experience on some serene spots on the Nile that are very perfect for the evenings.
Horseback riding, this gives you an opportunity to explore the Nile river, scenic countryside from the back of the horse, this activity can be done on hourly and two days basis depending on how much time you have in Jinja, this means that horseback riding can be combined with any other activates that you would like to enjoy in Jinja,
Quad bike adventure along the Nile, it has become one the most popular adventure activities in Jinja after white water rafting. And it can be fun for the whole family or a couple to explore the country side on bikes; it is quite a cultural experience since you visit villages on the quad-bikes along the Nile.
Bungee jumping in to the historical river Nile, an activity not definitely for the faint of heart, you can do bungee jump anywhere in the world but bungee jump into the longest river in the world is the best. You can get a combined combo with bungee-Jump and white water rafting; you do have day rafting on the Nile and half day bungee jumping.
Source of the Nile Visit, as discovered by John Henning Speke in 1858, those who lived there used to know about it but Speke was the first white explorer to find it. Today it is a park where many come to see the source of the Nile and you can take a boat-ride here that will show you the exact source of the Nile and still you can take a boat to the source of the Nile.
Great Adventure safaris remains your number one organizer when it comes to adventure tours in Jinja, contact us for more information about things to do in Jinja and top things to do in Mabaria forest,