Uganda Mangabey Monkey Trekking in Mabira Forest

Posted by on October 31, 2016

 The Best Place for Uganda  Mangabey Monkey Trekking

Track the Unique Uganda  Mangabey Monkey (Lophocebus Ugandae) in Mabira Forest


Visitors to Uganda are able to do   Uganda Mangabey Monkey Trekking in Mabira Forest near Kampala and make it a great day or overnight Safari Trip to Mabira Rainforest, add hiking, zip-lining- birding and you are having a great day just 45 minute from Kampala.


 Visitors to Uganda are now able to track the unique to Uganda Mangabey Monkeys (Lophocebus Ugandae)  near to Kampala in the Mabira Forest which is only 45 minutes from Kampala.

The Uganda  Mangabey Monkeys is primarily found in Uganda and sin places such as  Lwamunda, Sango Bay and Bugoma forests and in the closest rainforest to Kampala – Mabira Forest. (some are found on the Tanzanian side of the Ugandan – Tanzanian border.

These rare Mangabey Monkeys enjoy living in forest and often found in he forest canopy, they enjoy feeding on fruits such feeds primarily on fruit, particularly figs, taking other fruits seasonally, as well as shoots, flowers and insects.

The Uganda Mangabey live in groups of 5 or more – up to 30 in number.  They are territorial  but often such territories overlap each other and in Mabira Forest there are two groups open for tracking

 Some of the Uganda  Mangabeys have been habituated.  This means that they will be used to Human Beings who come to visit them.  Visitors are now able to track the Uganda Mangabeys much like the track Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees and Golden Monkeys in Uganda. (it has been reported that the Uganda Mangabey Monkeys are more habituated than previously thought.)

The Mabira Rainforest Lodge, an upmarket lodge its the perfect up-market place to stay while at Mabira Forest making your time here even more enjoyable.

For Budget travelers there is Griffin Enjoy  Uganda  Mangabey Monkey Trekking in Mabira Rainforest – the only rainforest located in Central Uganda.


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If you would like to include Uganda  Mangabey Monkey Trekking in your safari with us in Uganda – please let us know.