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Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Queen Elizabeth national park is one of the country’s most visited destinations boasting with very bio diverse eco system not to be compared with any national park in the world. The park is also a birders paradise hosting over 600 species recorded.

Ishasha wilderness camp

The exclusive Ishasha wilderness camp is situated at the river banks of Ntungwe River found in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park famous for its tree climbing lions.

Sundowners can be arranged at a suitable viewing point in the late afternoon besides the river or along the ridge area, bush breakfasts can also be arranged if weather is favourable.

Accommodation at Ishasha wilderness camp is provided in 10 spacious wooden framed canvas tented rooms with private verandas over looking Ntungwe River. The rooms are well furnished with mosquito nets, en suite bath rooms with bush shower and a flushing eco friendly toilet.

The dining is in the central lounge serving both local and international cuisine meals while the well stocked bar serves various drinks ranging from hard and soft drinks. There is an outdoor fireplace with fire set every evening; this is the best place for relaxation while hearing whispers of the wilderness after along safari day. Meals can also be served by the river side.

There is a gift shop at the lodge where you can buy local handmade crafts to take home for remembrance or as gifts to loved ones, free internet and recharging facilities available and the staff at the lodge is very welcoming giving you an experience of home away from home.

Accommodation rates at Ishasha wilderness camp depends on high season, low season, peak season and shoulder season. Children under the age of 5 years stay for free of charge and those of 5-12 years are offered discounted rates.


Community tours

You can organize with the lodge to introduce you to Agatha a local village woman who will take you through a small village tour to learn how people in this part of the world live, you will learn how to they grow food, harvest, swift, grind and how its cooked.


Queen Elizabeth national park is home to over 600 species of birds recorded some of these birds can be seen at the camp such as black bee eaters and narina trogon. The rest of the species found within the park include; yellow blacked weavers, wattled plovers, water thick knee, African Jacana, black crake, knob billed ducks and African fish eagle to mention a few.

Game drives

The lodge is situated in one of the famous sector of the park known for its tree climbing lions, you can take a game drive to look out for lions and spot other wildlife such as elephants, Ugandan kobs, warthogs, bush bucks and many others.

How to get there

Ishasha wilderness camp can be reached within a full day’s drive from Entebbe or Kampala, 2 hours from the other sector of Queen Elizabeth, 6 hours from Lake Mburo, 2 hours from Ruhijja and Buhoma sectors of Bwindi and 4 hours drive from Fort portal.

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