1 Day Mabira Forest Zip Lining and Bird Watching Adventure
Discover what Mabira Forest canopy has to offer the world when it comes to thrilling adventures only on the 1 day Mabira Forest zip lining tour. This short zip lining tour is best crafted to suit every enthusiastic adventurer’s needs on Uganda safari. It allows you explore the lush Mabira Forest Reserve lying about 50kms from Kampala capital city and 20kms from Jinja on the Kampala-Jinja highway.
At Mabira Forest, expect more than a thrilling zip-lining experience because you stand a chance to also enjoy interesting bird sights and different primates. Over 300 species of birds are confined in this 300sq.kms forest reserve alone making it an ideal birding spot. It also inhabits an estimate of 200 tree species, monkeys including the mangabeys, insects and a lot more.
The zip lining in Mabira Forest is safe, secure and after, there is possibility to also pay a visit to the Griffin Fall or head to at the Source of the Nile for a boat cruise, bungee jumping or white-water rafting. The more days you spend on Uganda safari mean more opportunities to explore.
Highlights of the 1 day Mabira Forest zip lining tour
- Zip-lining experience
- Bird sighting
- Monkey sighting
- Viewing the scenic Griffin falls
Detailed Itinerary of your 1 day Mabira Forest Zip-lining Tour Uganda
Wake up early to enjoy your breakfast and after, leave your hotel in Kampala or Jinja ready to drive about 50kms starting from Kampala city or 20kms from Jinja city to Mabira Forest the only rain-forest in Central Uganda. Zip-lining in Mabira is one of a kind experience you can partake on Uganda safari and it is done in 2 shifts; in the morning and in the afternoon.
Arrive at Griffin Falls Camp then take a walk through the forest to start your 3-4 hours’ zip lining adventure with experienced zip-lining guide. Zip lining adventure also a nature walk to a point it is carried out on top of the tree and the existing 5 zip lines cover 250m across the scenic River Musamya.
Since the zip-lines pass through a forest canopy, you stand a chance to enjoy incredible sight of varied mammal species including the red tailed monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys, birds like the great blue Turacos, African fish eagles, sooty flycatchers, blue breasted kingfishers, dwarf kingfishers, olive bellied sunbirds, red bellied paradise flycatchers, palm nut vultures as well as view the scenic and roaring griffin falls.
After your 3-4 zip-lining experience, get back to meet your Uganda safari guide to relax and enjoy your lunch. You may also incorporate your zip-lining tour with mangabey monkey tracking, bird watching, guided nature walk, biking, camping and others. Return to Kampala/Jinja and this marks the end of your 1 day Mabira Forest zip lining tour.
The tour includes
- zip-lining fees
- Bird sighting
- Fulltime English-speaking Uganda safari guide
- Zip lining guide fees
- All trip activities except the optional ones
- Travel in a 4×4 Safari Vehicle
- Bottled drinking water
The tour excludes
- Personal insurance
- Optional activities
- Telephone bills
- Other drinks eg. Liquor
What to pack for 1 day Mabira Forest Zip lining tour
- Closed toed shoes
- Long pants
- Comfortable shirts
- Sun screen