This 1 Day Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary trip is for those who love the Rhinoceros. The sanctuary is Situated in the central part of Uganda, it is a home to the species of White Rhinoceros. It is located a few kilometers from Kampala. Therefore it is no surprise when it’s listed amongst top day tours in Uganda.
Ziwa rhino sanctuary was founded with the long term goal of re-introducing white Rhinos back into the Uganda’s national parks as it was in the early 20th century when the population of Rhinos in both Murchison falls and Kidepo valley national parks was big before they faced a massive killing because of their horns in the late 70’s and early 80’s that cause their extinction in the wild. So, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary was set up as safe breeding ground for rhinos and then then reintroduce them back to the wild. The Ziwa Rhino sanctuary started with 6 Rhinos (4 from Kenya the Uganda’s neighboring country and 2 from Disneyland America) established on 70sqKm land that is well protected from human activities with 2m high electric fences which has given them a favorable environment for reproduction and they are currently about 32 white Rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary with 2 at Entebbe wildlife education center.
Detailed Itinerary of 1 Day Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Early in the morning after breakfast,our company representative will pick you at your hotel drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a protected area in Nakitoma – Nakasongola.
On your arrival at Ziwa rhino sanctuary, you will have a short break to relax and later go to the ground to meet your local site guide for briefing about the guidelines to follow during walk to meet the giant peaceful rhinos and then setoff for rhino experience where you will have a chance to encounter rhinos close to their feet so you will be able to see all their body features and have the best position to take memorial photos from a closer range, your guide will give you more information about everything that you will meet during your rhino experience walk such as bird species. You will have a maximum of one hour to be with rhinos while watching them, taking photos and asking as many questions as you would want about rhinos and the entire place. After you’re an unforgettable experience with rhinos, return and have lunch before you start the journey back to Kampala for a night or return flight.
The Package includes
- Airport Pick Up & Drop
- Ground transportation
- Driver guide fees
- Rhino tracking
- Visa fees & Flight ticket
- Tipping fees
- Luxury drinks
- Extra activities not mentioned in the Itinerary.
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