The facility is situated in southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park the park, second largest conservation area in Uganda, it is home to a variety of flora and fauna a paradise for birds most sought of for birding safaris. The Ishasha sector is known for tree climbing lions that are a rare and exceptional attraction with in the park they are commonly spotted lying up the big fig trees hanging on the branches in the southern sector and an animal buffer zone connecting between Bwindi impenetrable and Kibale Forest National Park.
The camp is beautifully designed in luxury tents crafted in an African way well self-contained with ensuite bathrooms and echo friendly toilets, the 10 tented rooms have brought out the best feeling of being in the wilderness located in the heart of queen Elizabeth national park each of them suited with beautiful furnishings, private bathrooms, and a dressing area. The main lodge is composed of a thatched central dining room and lounge area providing a comfortable setting for meals and relaxation an outdoor fire place for cold evenings and for visitors to enjoy, relax and discus their day’s activities and experiences.
The lodges restaurant serves both international and local foods prepared from local ingredients, the bar has a variety of drinks local and imported drinks with a wide choice of wines, whisky and spirits, hot drinks are served all day through out on a self-service basis or can be delivered to your tent attendance is from a warm welcoming service team that go an extra mile to ensure guest satisfaction.
Ishasha wilderness camp is well situated as in being in the park animals pass by the safari camp, for better experiences, while at the lodge, one can do lion tracking in queen Elizabeth national park, in hunt of the tree climbing lions in the southern sector the Ishasha, game drives to the Kasenyi plains for game like elephants, buffalos, elands, topi, oribi, warthog’s primates like the baboons, vervet monkeys and chimpanzee in the Kyambura gorge. Boat cruise along the Kazinga channel with the largest population density of the hippos, and a variety of birds, animals like grazing around this area and water. Nature walks, chimpanzee tracking and hot air balloons to take around the park, bush breakfasts and sundowners complete the whole experience of the bush wilderness. Visiting the Crater Lake region and the Katwe salt lake is ideal for the destination vibe, the back drop of the Ruwenzori Mountain will give you the best of the back drops of the conservation area.
The Ishasha sector is located in queen Elizabeth national park to the south in western Uganda approximately5 hours’ drive from Kampala or Entebbe, chatter flights can be organised to land at the Kasese airstrip organised by local charter flights like Aero link of Bar air. The park is accessible all year round but best during the dry months of December to February, late June to September, it advisable to carry boots, sunscreen, long sleeved shirts and trousers for safety purposes.