1 Day Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary with canoe ride & Nature walk
1 day Ziwa Rhino sanctuary safari to the sanctuary, which is located in Nakasongola district, a home to 22 southern white rhinos and has become very popular to tourists who are interested in Rhino tracking. The sanctuary also offers other activities which includes; Night and day nature walks. shoebill stork spotting and the canoe ride, birding for the bird lovers.
Famous birds at Ziwa sanctuary include, Blue spotted dove, Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, Booted eagle, African Black Crake, Broad billed Roller, African Black-headed Oriole, Bronze Mankini, African Blue Flycatcher, Brown-backed Scrub Robin, African Broadbill.
Itinerary for 1 day Ziwa Rhino trekking, canoe ride to spot shoebill and Nature walk
On this day. We will leave Kampala at 7 : 00 am. After an early breakfast, we will head north of Kampala on the Gulu highway towards Murchison falls National Park. For three hours drive, the plan is to get to Ziwa to find the rhinos still active in the search for feeds compared when it’s already hot and they decide to hide and rest. This trip will give us chance to see homesteads along the journey, village life styles and various roadside vegetables and local markets.
On arrival, you will be given some briefing from your ranger guide about the sanctuary. Depending on the location of the Rhinos, we may drive closer before the trek commences to cut on the distance. You will enjoy the trekking while your ranger will gives you each and every detail about the Rhinos. Once you encounter with them, you will stay in their presence for about an hour.
Optional activities at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary other than Rhino trekking tour
After the trekking, you can go on a canoe ride to encounter the shoebill in the Swamp which is its natural habitat. The shoe bill is greatly guaranteed to be viewed approximately totaling to 8 birds on an average of one canoe ride. You will have lunch and then embark on a nature walk for another feel of nature.
Nature walk: this is another great activity to wind-up your day at this sanctuary. You will be guided through the paths of the sights and sounds of the nature at the sanctuary. There are high chances of spotting a number of birds that will intrigue your day which includes; African Black Crake,Broad billed Roller, African Black-headed Oriole, Bronze Mankini, African Blue Flycatcher, Brown-backed Scrub Robin, African Broadbill and many more.
1 day Ziwa Rhino tracking Safari includes :
- Have Lunch at Kabalega Diners plus a soft drink
- Pure bottled drinking water
- Travel in Private safari Vehicle
- Pickup and drop off from at your desired destination
- Ziwa Rhino tracking permit
- An English speaking driver / guide
1 day Ziwa Rhino tracking Safari excludes :
- Uganda Visas
- Luxury drinks
- Tips to local guide
- Telephone fees
- Porter fees when tracking
- Any other item not mentioned above