Mabira Forest is 54km from Kampala and 20km from Jinja and trails the main from Jinja to Kampala road. The forest center is on the boundary of Najjembe village approx 500m north of the main road. The Mabira Forest Tourism Project was set up in 1995 to facilitate sustainable revenue from the forest by creating an educational resource and recreational resource for Ugandan citizens and Non Ugandans. Mabira Forest can be discovered via an extensive trails. For the vigorous people, there is a around 25km bike trail that links the forest to the nearby sugar and tea plantations. Several activities are carried out in the forest and these include; Forest/nature walks, birding, cycle trails, mountain biking, or even relaxing and have a picnic lunch at the forest centre.