In which district is Mabira forest found?

In which district is Mabira forest found?

In which district is Mabira forest found?

Mukono District
Mabira Central Forest Reserve is located on the main Kampala – Jinja Highway in Mukono District. It is 54 km from the City Centre of Kampala and 26 km from Jinja Town.

How much is ziplining in Mabira?


Arhery USD 35 pp
Zip-line with coffee, nature walk , lunch & shuttle to and fro Jinja (minimum 3pax) USD 80 pp
Zip-line with coffee, nature-walk , lunch and shuttle to and fro Kampala (minimum 3pax) USD 100pp

Which animals are in Mabira forest?

Mabira forest has also got a good number of trails that tourists can use and come across wild animals like duikers, bush pigs, grey cheeked Mangebay, baboon, colobus monkeys, fruit tailed bat and red tailed monkey to mention a few, there are also over 90 moth species.

What is the biggest planted forest in Uganda?

Kampala — A British forest company has established the largest commercial tree plantation in Uganda. The New Forests Company (NFC) leased Namwasa Central Forest Reserve, an area of 9,000 hectares from National Forest Authority (NFA) 18 months ago.

Is there a rainforest in Uganda?

The Mabira Forest is a rainforest area covering about 300 square kilometres (120 sq mi) (30,000 hectares (74,000 acres)) in Uganda, located in Buikwe District, between Lugazi and Jinja. It has been protected as Mabira Forest Reserve since 1932. It is home for many endangered species like the primate Lophocebus ugandae.

What is the largest natural forest?

The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world. It covers approximately 2.2 million square miles. The Taiga is the largest forest in the world and stretches through the far northern reaches of Europe, Asia, and North America.

What is the meaning of zip lining?

zĭplīn. A transportation system or piece of recreation equipment consisting of a cable stretched between points of different elevations, a pulley, and a harness or bar for attaching a rider, who moves by gravity.

How many forests are in Uganda?

The NFA is mandated to manage all 506 Central Forest Reserves in Uganda. These reserves are part of the protected areas of Uganda. The total area of land covered is 12,657.47 km² or 6.3% of the total land area of Uganda.

What kind of forest can we find in Uganda?

Today, forest and woodland cover in Uganda stands at 49,000 km² or 24% of the total land area. Of these 9,242.08 km² is tropical rainforest, 350.60 km² are forest plantations and 39,741.02 km² is woodland.

Where is Budongo Forest found?

The Budongo Forest is a moist, semi-deciduous tropical rain forest located at the top of the Albertine Rift, situated between 1° 37 N – 2° 03 N and 31° 22 – 31° 46 E. It is classified as a Central Forest Reserve and comprises 435 km² of continuous forest cover, which is large by Ugandan standards.

Which is the third largest forest in the world?

At just over a meager 110,000 square miles, the forests of New Guinea are the third-largest tropical forest in the world (after the Amazon and Congo basin). These beautiful forests are home to many mammals that are completely unique to the island.