Activities - Ishasha

The Queen Elizabeth national Park spreads over an area of 1978 square km in the western arm of the Great East African Rift Valley. The park is home to a variety of wildlife including elephant, lion, hippo, leopard, buffalo and Uganda kob. Birds present are all typical of riverine and savannah habitats.

The Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park is the place to search for the tree climbing lions often to be seen in the vicinity of the camp which is situated just off the Northern circuit game viewing track. The lions also favour the large fig trees on the Southern circuit game viewing track and this offers alternative game viewing routes.

On early morning and late afternoon game drives, either in your safari vehicle, or for fly-in guests, in our open vehicle, you may explore the areas game routes in search of the different species. The area is still pristine and untouched with only a handful of game vehicles found around the area at any time.

Sundowners can be arranged for the late afternoon at a suitable viewing point either along the ridge area or besides the Ntungwe River to allow guests to savour the vast vistas and atmosphere of this beautiful area of the park.

Bush breakfasts are also available to camp guests when pre-arranged and weather allows.

You may also explore the camp area on foot and do some bird-watching with “Nerina Trojon” and “Black Bee Eaters” being two of the rarer bird species sighted at the camp. Guided walks with National Park staff can be arranged along the Ishasha river area for close up viewing of hippos and offer a unique bush experience.

Ishasha Community Uplift Group provides an interesting and fulfilling visit to the community from which visitors can be engaged to have a broader understanding of the local communities of the area and their challenges with visits to homesteads, schools and the traditional medicinal herbalists. For more details…..