Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Located in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, within the park boundaries, Ishasha Wilderness Camp is in high demand for a safari experience in an area known for tree-climbing lions.

USD 300 - 600 per person per night sharing
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Ishasha Wilderness Camp Highlights

Enjoying sublime river views and wildlife in close proximity, Ishasha Wilderness Camp is ideally located for a classic safari experience in Uganda’s leading big game wildlife area. This remote southern region of Queen Elizabeth National Park is teeming with wildlife, and this lodge’s position on the Ntungwe River invites elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, and all sorts of wildlife right into view without having to venture out on game drive. Tall, leafy, riverine trees provide shade for the canvas tented rooms and bring primates and birdlife into the vicinity of the camp. The perfect choice for luxury seekers who want to be close to wildlife.

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Useful Information
  • Ishasha Wilderness Camp is located within the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • There are 10 canvas tented suites with wooden frames and a small, private veranda in front looking right onto the Ntungwe River, which flows in front of camp.
  • Each tent has double or twin beds encased with mosquito nets, and en suite bathrooms with complimentary bath products and open-plan shower and vanity area.
  • A large central guest area houses a spacious dining room and under local grass thatch, while an open campfire is the place to be for guests in the evening.
  • This camp has WiFi, recharging facilities, and a curio shop available to guests, while bush breakfasts and sundowners complete the safari experience.

Ishasha Wilderness Camp Activities

Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to a variety of birdlife including wildlife such as elephant, lion, hippo, leopard, buffalo and Uganda Kob. Bird enthusiasts can often spot birdlife at riverines and savannah areas. The Ishasha Sector of the national park is renowned for its tree-climbing lions, often spotted at Ishasha Wilderness Camp. Guests are taken on early morning and late afternoon game drives in an open 4x4 vehicle where wildlife can be sighted. Enjoy a sundowner, after a late afternoon game drive, at the Ntungwe River or along the ridge area and watch the sun set. Go on an adventurous trip and explore the camp area on foot and enjoy bird watching where the Nerina trojon and black bee eaters can be spotted. Guests are taken on guided walks along the Ishasha River, a habitat area for hippos. Visit the local community where guests can learn more about the cultures and beliefs.

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