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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Day trip

This Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary day trip lets you escape to nature and an exciting meeting with the impressive rhinos. Leave Kampala in the early morning, go with a specialised guide to trek the rhinos on foot and then enjoy a lunch before driving back to the city.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Day trip

This Ziwa rhino sanctuary day trip includes:

  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

 

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Day by day itinerary for our Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary day trip:

DAY 1: Trekking rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary

We meet our guide at the location of your choice in Kampala in the early morning to start the journey of around three hours to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary they are working to reintroduce rhinos in Uganda. Uganda’s rhinos were sadly hunted to extinction in the 80’s so it is a very important conservation work they are doing at the sanctuary. When reaching the sanctuary you go with a specialised guide in a small group to trek to the point where the rhinos are. It is an impressive site to see these peculiar looking close-up as you are standing on foot (this is safe since the rhinos have bad sight). After the trek you have lunch and then start the journey back to the city after a memorable Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary day trip.

 

If you wish to make it an overnight adventure it is possible to add a night at Amuka Lodge or Ziwa rhino guesthouse at the sanctuary. 

 

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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary day trip
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary day trip
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary day trip

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Tailor-made safaris: We work with private safaris that can be tailor-made to fit your wishes. Contact us and we adjust the itinerary to your preferences.

Price: The price depends on number of people and accommodation level. Contact us with your inquiry to get the best price for your safari.

Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.

Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.

Accommodation: In general accommodation mentioned in the itinerary is good places on budget to mid-range level (with the exception of luxury safaris). The accommodation can be adapted to your price range of budget, mid-range or luxury. Of-course a mix is also possible. Take a look here for links to the website’s of the lodges we regularly work with.

Payment options: We accept international bank transfer, card payment through PesaPal (adds 3,5% charge) and cash payment if you are in Uganda.

 

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day trip to Ziwa rhino sanctuary

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day trip Ziwa rhino sanctuary

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day trip to Ziwa rhino sanctuary

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