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Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Silver price level

Mango Opinion

Ishasha Wilderness Camp's Ntungwe River setting and authentic safari style are a bit rare for Uganda. Guests can take advantage of the setting and birdwatch from their verandahs.  This is also the only good camp in this southern section of Queen Elizabeth National Park for those seeking to spend time viewing the famed tree climbing lions, among the general wildlife like kob, elephants and topi.  

Ishasha Wilderness Camp is situated within the Southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the Ntungwe river, an idyllic retreat for people who truly enjoy the wild. This exclusive camp blends the magic of a wilderness tented camp with superb service in this unspoilt and remote region of the National Park. The Ishasha savannahs are famous for its population of tree climbing lions that can sometimes be spotted resting in the branches of the large fig trees. Being within the park the wildlife is free to also pass through the camp and elephants can be seen bathing in the river, buffalo enjoy grazing and resident troops of Black-and-White Colobus and vervet monkeys are frequently viewed. Ishasha offers excellent game viewing including large herds of buffalo, elephant, kob, topi and other species of antelope. 

Each of the ten spacious East African style Meru tents, situated in the wooded area besides the river, is comfortably furnished and with its own private en suite bathroom and dressing area providing solar powered showers and an eco friendly toilet. A central dining area, also under canvas, provides a comfortable environment for delicious meals. The outdoor lounge area beside the river is great for bird watching during the day, and in the evening guests can relax around a cozy fire and discuss the days events. All this combined offers a truly African bush experience in total comfort.


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