1 Day Rhino Tracking Safari in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Uganda

If you are yearning for the once in the lifetime opportunity of tracking the southern white Rhinoceros in the wild and yet limited by time, 1 Day Rhino Tracking Safari itinerary is for you.

Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on this 1 Day Rhino Tracking Safari excursion and explore its spectacular landscapes. This Protected Area is the only place where travelers can get personal and up-close to the endangered gentle giants in their natural habitats.

1 Day Rhino Tracking Safari

Collaboratively managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority as well as Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch, there are currently over 32 individuals at the Sanctuary.

Interestingly, there are also over 300 bird species as well as about 40 mammal species living in its savannah, woodlands and wetland ecosystems.

Highlights of the 1 day Rhino Tracking Safari

  • Go Rhino tracking through the woodlands and savannah grasslands.
  • Discover the different bird species in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
  • Scenic road drive from Kampala to Nakasongola.

Detailed Itinerary of the 1 Day Rhino Tracking Safari

Day 1: Rhino Tracking safari and departure

Following a hearty breakfast, be prepared to visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This private transfer starts at 7:00am and lasts about 3 hours, leading you to Nakasongola District where the Protected Area is found and definitely where the adventure also takes place.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary represents one of the biologically diverse areas in Uganda, thanks to its 40 mammal species that include southern white Rhinos, Ground squirrels, Uganda Kobs, Defassa waterbucks, warthogs, bushbucks, Grey duikers, Reedbucks, Leopards, Monitor lizards, Oribis, Hartebeests, Banded mongoose, Hippos, vervet monkeys, to mention but a few.

You will reach the Protected Area just a few minutes from Nakasongola Town and on getting there, be received by the team of Rangers who will take you through the 2-3 hours’ tracking adventure.

From here, get the chance to savor on delicious lunch at Kabalega Diners before returning back to the Capital.


What’s included on our 1 day Rhino Tracking Safari?

  • Rhino tracking permit.
  • Bottled water.
  • A fulltime English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Relevant Government taxes.
  • Entrance into Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
  • Ground transport by a 4X4 safari vehicle.

What’s excluded on our 1 day Rhino Tracking Safari?

  • Ugandan Visa.
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Personal expenses like telephone calls, souvenir shopping, gratuities and laundry fees.

What to wear or carry for this 1 day Rhino Tracking Safari

  • Strong hiking boots.
  • Comfortable safari pants.
  • Insect repellant.
  • Energy giving snacks.
  • Enough drinking water.
  • Safari hat.

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