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Mpanga Central Forest Reserve

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Hidden gem close to Kampala - Hiking/Biking/Camping

The Mpanga Central Forest is an ideal day trip from Kampala. Put on your hiking boots or grab your... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Pieter G
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Herzele, Belgium
Excellent birding location for a day trip

I visited Mpanga Forest in the afternoon, after a morning visit to Mabamba looking for... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
chesebrgr
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UK
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May 3, 2018
“Hidden gem close to Kampala - Hiking/Biking/Camping”
Aug 4, 2017
“Excellent birding location for a day trip”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The Mpanga Central Forest is an ideal day trip from Kampala. Put on your hiking boots or grab your bike and go into the forest. Quiet and lovely place. You can extend your visit and walk or ride up to the surrounding villages and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I visited Mpanga Forest in the afternoon, after a morning visit to Mabamba looking for Shoebills. Really lovely place, peaceful, well maintained trails. Birding is easier than the really dense forests like Budongo. Make sure to have a guide who knows (and can imitate) the...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

True Embodiment of Nature, quite a number of tree species and excellent birding hot spot be sure to have your birding checklist

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my short trip to this forest reserve. The trails are well-maintained and uncrowded, and it is easy to reach from Kampala or Entebbe. It's a great half day trip from the city.

Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had a wonderful weekend at Mpanga forest. we were group of five. We cycled from Lulongo, Entebbe to the forest. It was about 24 KM and took us about 2 and half hours. When we reached in the forest, there were hardly any visitors...More

Thank Mingma S
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