Ishasha Wilderness Camp is situated inside the Southern Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the Ntungwe river, and is an idyllic retreat for people who truly enjoy the wilderness. This exclusive camp offers quality accommodation and services in this unspoilt remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for its tree climbing lions that can sometimes be spotted resting in the branches of the large fig trees in the area.
As the camp is within the National Park, it has been designed it to be as low impact as possible with low usage of water, power and other resources. Solar power is used for lighting with power points limited to a central area allocated for recharging cameras and videos.
Meals are freshly prepared with many local ingredients, offering a balance of international and locally flavoured cuisine with all meals being of several delicious courses. The bar has a selection of local and imported beverages and the friendly local staff will attend to your needs.
Hot beverages are available throughout the day on a self-service basis, and are delivered to your tent with early morning wake up calls as required, allowing you to savour the early morning sounds of the ‘bush’ awakening.
Each of the 10 spacious framed canvas rooms, situated in the wooded area besides the river, are comfortably furnished and with large mosquito netted beds, their own private en-suite bathroom and dressing area providing running water, hot water ‘bush’ showers and a flushing eco-friendly toilet.
A central lounge and dining area, under a cool thatched roof, provides a comfortable environment for meals and relaxing during the day. A shaded area beside the river offers al fresco dining and an evening ‘fireplace’ for guests to relax with sundowners and share their days experience
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All meals and shared safari activities are included.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.
General Information For Guests
All rooms have running water servicing hot 'bush' showers and eco-friendly flushing toilets.
There is a central lounge and dining area under thatch.
Solar power is used for lighting with power points limited to the central area allocated for recharging cameras and videos.
Meals are freshly prepared with many local ingredients, and the bar has a selection of local and imported beverages. Early morning wake up calls to your tent with tea/coffee allows you to savour the early morning sounds of the bush awakening.
The Ishasha Community Project has been set up by Wild Frontiers and is committed to conserving the bio-diversity of the area by reducing threats to the eco-system through increased economic opportunities. Locally made handi-crafts are available for purchase, and village walks are offered to guests to interact with the communities of the area and view the UCF 'elephant trench' designed to reduce crop raiding in the agricultural areas on the fringes of the National Park.