How Much Is White Rhinos Tracking In Uganda In 2024/2025

How much does it cost to track white rhinos in uganda in 2024/2025


Adult non Residents $50

Adults ( East African Residents) $45

Adults (Ugandan citizen) 40,000 ugx


Child (Non resident) $30

Child (East African resident) $25

Child (Ugandan citizen) 10,000 ugx


Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch is the only home to Uganda’s white rhinos. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is situated in Nakasongola District, the only place in Uganda that protects white rhinos, but has a wide variety of bird species and many wildlife species. The Ziwa Rhino Ranch has become a popular destination for many tourists searching for adventure. Ziwa offers rhino trekking, nature walks, bird-watching tours, night-time nature walks, and a shoebill tour and canoe ride. Click here to see mountain gorilla trekking safaris 


Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary harbors Uganda’s adventurous endangered rhinos and is located in Nakasongola District, just near Nakitoma Village, along the Kampala-Gulu highway in Northern Uganda, approximately 180 km by road on your way to Uganda’s largest national park at Murchison Falls National Park. Click here to view our recommended mountain gorilla trekking tour 


 The Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary was reintroduced into Uganda in 2005 by a government organization called Rhino Fund Uganda. Ziwa is Uganda’s only place where travelers can track rhinos on foot; rhino tracking is really an exciting tourism activity as you watch both the white and black rhinos.


 Ziwa Rhino sanctuary has approximately 78 well-trained, skilled rangers working hand in hand with the Uganda Wildlife Authority to ensure that the rhinos and visitors are protected and safe. Ziwa Rhino started with approximately six rhinos, and currently the number has increased to about 19 animals. Apart from African black and white rhinos, the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary harbors many bird species, reptiles, hippos, antelopes, Nile crocodiles, and monkeys.


 Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is an awesomely unique tourism activity that grants visitors a chance to see both black and white rhinos on foot at the same place. Rhino tracking involves watching rhinos at a safer distance under the guidance of a skilled ranger guide. You can also take closer pictures with them as you observe these endangered rhinos feeding in their natural habitat. Ziwa rhino tracking can be combined with the Big 5 safari when you visit Murchison falls national park.

 Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary accommodates over 350 bird species. Bird watching at Ziwa can take a full or half day, either on a boat or on a guided nature walk. Ziwa bird species include the blue-spotted dove, African black crake, shoebill stork, and Abdim’s stork.

What can I do at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in 2024/2025?

The Only Place to See White Rhinos in Uganda

White Rhino trekking at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, allows tourists to enter the territory of the southern white rhinos on foot with well-trained rangers who guides travelers through the bush to where the rhinos are at the time of your trekking.


Rhino trekking adventure gives tourists an opportunity to see these endangered, magnificent creatures in their natural environment. All the Rhinos at Ziwa are free to move within the 27 square miles around the ranch. Therefore, it is often advisable to drive to where the rhinos are, before you continue to trek on foot.


Bird watching at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

 Ziwa Rhino sanctuary has become a popular birding destination for enthusiasts in Uganda. Ziwa Rhino sanctuary protects over 300 bird species to be seen here. Within the wildlife ranch, there is woodlands, swamps and savannah grassland that attract a wide range of bird species.


Ziwa rangers are well trained and know exactly where to find the most interesting bird species. The birding tours, showcases interesting birds that gives tourists enough time to take as many photographs as you wish. Ziwa Rhino offer 4 different bird watching trails within the ranch.


Shoebill Trek & Canoe Ride

The rare shoebill stork is one of the most sought-after birds to be spotted in some specific places in Uganda. And Ziwa Rhino sanctuary is one of the few places that you are guaranteed to view them. the record number of sighted the rare shoebills were 11 in one trip! Ziwa Rhino sanctuary is very fortunate to have the fantastic prehistoric-looking birds nesting within their swamps at Ziwa. And of course, the birding rangers know exactly where these shoebills stork reside.


The shoebill adventure is one of the early birds. Get ready to set off on the shoebill trek as early as 6am. Where you will board the canoe ride through the swamp at this time that gives tourists the best opportunity to spot the shoebill. But not only that, there are other fantastic bird species to see along the beautiful Ugandan sunrise over the Lugogo Swamp. There are plenty of water birds to be seen


Immerse Yourself in Nature

Nature walks in Ziwa is good for tourists who love to be closer to nature, then Ziwa guided nature walks are perfect for you. Ziwa Rhino sanctuary offers over 27 square miles of woodland, swamps and savannah grassland where tourists can immerse themselves in natural wilderness. The Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch protects many wild mammals, primate species, and bird species.


 Experienced Ziwa rangers are well trained and can easily identify all the animal species that you’ll love to see. And they know the best spots to go to find them. Tourists always breathe in the pristine fresh air and soak in beautiful scenery whilst you embark on an exciting wildlife adventure in Ziwa.


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