2-Day Mabira Rainforest Safari- The only Rainforest near Kampala: Escape the hustle and bustle of Kampala and take a break in Mabira Forest on this 2-Day Mabira Rainforest Safari.
Experience Mabira Rainforest Safari, the closest rainforest to Kampala, on this 2-Day Luxury Safari.
You’ll stay at the luxurious Rainforest Lodge, where you’ll be amazed by the comfortable rooms, delicious meals, and a fantastic swimming pool.
After a Delightful Lunch:
You can do one or more activities here in Mabira Rainforest: Hit trails with a mountain bike, Nature walk, or birdwatching guided walk in the forest.
Those who want a more adventurous activity such as the forest-canopy ziplining activity. Ziplining is a short activity and can be combined with one of the other activities offered here.
You might even choose to relax and chill out at the Swimming pool, where you can take a refreshing dip, read a book, and later have a traditional sundowner.
You will have a most enjoyable time here no matter what activity you choose.
Meal Plan: Lunch – Dinner
Day-2-Mabira Forest – Ssezinwa Falls – Return to Kampala or Entebbe
Breakfast and Uganda Mangabey Monkey Trekking in Mabira Forest:
Uganda Mangabey Monkey touring: The Uganda Mangabey Monkey is a rare and precious gem of the Mabira Rainforest. This scarce monkey species is predominantly found within the boundaries of the rainforest and a few select locations in Uganda, particularly in a small region neighboring Tanzania.
Within Mabira Forest, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter three habituated groups of Uganda Mangabeys. With the assistance of knowledgeable Forest Rangers, you can arrange and schedule tracking experiences to observe these remarkable creatures up close. The guides and rangers have played a crucial role in habituating the monkeys, making them comfortable in the presence of humans.
While exploring the Mabira Rainforest, you’ll also be treated to sightings of other captivating wildlife. Look out for the playful red-tailed monkeys swinging through the branches, various species of colorful birds decorating the canopy, graceful butterflies dancing in the air, vibrant flowering plants dotting the forest floor, and ancient trees that have stood tall for centuries, providing shelter and sustenance to the diverse ecosystem.
The Uganda Mangabey Monkey has recently been recognized as a distinct and unique species, adding to its significance within the forest. For those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure, Mabira Forest is the perfect destination to track and observe these remarkable monkeys. It offers an extraordinary opportunity to witness their natural behavior in a pristine and enchanting environment, immersing yourself in the magic of this rare and treasured species within the heart of the Mabira Rainforest.
Lunch at the Rainforest Lodge and Ssezibwa Falls. Visit:
Ssezibwa Falls is a peaceful and enchanting place just a short drive from Kampala. It offers a harmonious blend of nature, culture, legends, scenic beauty, nature walks, and birding opportunities. It is remarkably serene during weekdays when it’s less crowded.
The falls hold great religious significance for many Ugandans, including the esteemed Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament. While most Ugandans identify themselves as Christians or Muslims, Ssezibwa Falls reflects the traditional beliefs that are still practiced by some. It is where traditional rituals and blessings, such as fertility blessings, are performed. Interestingly, even in the presence of the Anglican Church, which owns the site, people continue to bring offerings and pay respect to their ancestral beliefs.
Ssezibwa Falls serves as a bridge between traditional Ugandan customs and the influence of Christianity and Islam. It is a place where legends, myths, and traditional practices have found a place within these newer religions. You can find more information here to delve deeper into the cultural significance and stories associated with Ssezibwa Falls.
We continue onward to Entebbe or Kampala, arriving late in the afternoon.
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