Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Queen Elizabeth Safari) 2021 – Star Wilderness Safaris
Ishasha Wilderness Camp is perched suitably in the Southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park just on the Ntungwe River, approximately 5-6 hours’ drive from Kampala capital city and approximately 3 hours’ drive from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
It is a perfect intimate camp that tourists on Uganda safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park should consider for a night stay. Interestingly, it was awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellent given its excellent accommodation and exceptional service.
Each of Ishasha Wilderness Camp’s 10 luxurious canvas tented rooms comprises a private verandah overviewing the Ntungwe River. The rooms are well-furnished with comfortable mosquito netted beds. It consists of en-suite rooms with hot bush showers, running water for hand basins, and a flushing eco-friendly toilet.
The Ishasha Wilderness Camp is set suitably in the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park where the tree climbing lions can be sighted while they are relaxed on the huge fig trees.
With its strategic location within the park, visitors also stand a chance to sight a variety of other wildlife species including elephants as they bath in the River, buffaloes as they graze, and primates such as vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys.
The camp’s thatched central lounge and dining place offer the best setting for meals and a chilling atmosphere. In the evening, guests can relax around the fireplace as they share their entire day’s wilderness experiences.
Ishasha Wilderness Camp features the best restaurant offering mouth-watery food both local and international cuisines; a fully stocked bar with local and imported beverages. At Ishasha Wilderness Camp, guests have the opportunity to enjoy the best of al fresco near the river, hot air balloon safari experience which is only offered in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park, visit Kazinga village and a local ‘medicine man’, bush breakfast, as well as sundowners, thus offering you the best of the wilderness experience.
Safari activities to expect to do while staying in Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp is an appealing spot within Queen Elizabeth National Park where visitors can engage in a number of safari activities including the game drive for you to sight at diverse wildlife species such as warthogs, mongoose, buffaloes, tree-climbing lions, elephants which can be spotted while bathing in River Ntungwe.
Visitors on Uganda safari can also take part in bird watching, chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, sundowners and bush breakfast, boat cruise on Kazinga channel, guided nature walks, and community walk.
- How to get to Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp is set in the Southern Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park and it is accessible at any time of the year. By road, Ishasha Wilderness Camp is starting from Kampala through Masaka-Mbarara-Bushenyi to Queen Elizabeth National Park and this is about 6 hours’ drive. From Kampala via Mubende to Fort Portal through Kasese to Queen Elizabeth National Park and this is 5 hours’ drive.
By air, guests can fly from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airfield to Mweya airstrip, Kasese airstrip.