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A 1 Day Trip to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary from Kampala or Entebbe in Uganda can be an exciting and educational adventure. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in Uganda where you can see wild rhinos, making it a unique destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Here’s Eco Adventure Safaris’ suggested itinerary for a 1 Day Trip to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary from Kampala or Entebbe:
- Depart Early: Start your day early to make the most of your time at the sanctuary. It’s recommended to leave from Kampala or your starting point no later than 6:00 AM.
- Travel to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary: The sanctuary is located in Nakasongola District, about a 3-4 hour drive from Kampala. You can hire a private car or join a guided tour for transportation.
- Breakfast on the Way: Stop at a local café or restaurant along the route for breakfast.
- Arrive at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary: Arrive at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, and be sure to check in at the visitor center. Here, you can pay the entrance fees and get information about the sanctuary’s rules and regulations.
- Guided Rhino Trek: Join a guided rhino trek to see these magnificent creatures up close. The trek usually takes about 1-2 hours, and you’ll have the chance to observe both white and black rhinos in their natural habitat. Remember to follow your guide’s instructions for safety.
- Lunch Break: After the trek, enjoy a packed lunch at a designated picnic spot within the sanctuary. Be sure to bring your own food and water as there may not be restaurants within the sanctuary.
- Nature Walk: Take a nature walk around the sanctuary to explore the diverse flora and fauna. Ziwa is also home to various bird species and other wildlife, so keep an eye out for other animals and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.
- Visit the Rhino Information Center: Before leaving, visit the Rhino Information Center to learn more about the conservation efforts and the history of rhinos in Uganda. You can also pick up some souvenirs at the gift shop.
- Depart for Kampala: Leave Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in the late afternoon and head back to Kampala or your starting point. Be prepared for a few hours of driving.
- Dinner: Depending on your arrival time in Kampala or Entebbe, you can have dinner at a local restaurant to end your day trip.
Additionally, ensure you have appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a camera to capture the incredible moments of your day trip to see the rhinos.
Why book this 1 Day Trip to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary from Kampala or Entebbe Through Eco Adventure Safaris?
Eco Adventure Safaris organizes safari trips to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Combined with many choices of activities as well customized Uganda Safari packages. Our magic in organizing authentic experience stems from the fact that we have over time assembled a team mixed with young and energetic staff guided by well-experienced mature managers and directors who are Ugandans and passionate about what they do. Eco Adventure Safaris is highly rated and reviewed on Trip Advisor to help you learn on the experiences of the other travelers who have traveled with us. Contact us here about booking the 1 Day Trip to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary from Kampala or Entebbe.