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Situated in the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, on the banks of the Ntungwe River, this intimate tented camp will allow you to truly experience the African wild. Ishasha Wilderness Camp is ideal for romantics looking for a peaceful stay, and is ideally situated as a base from which to explore the park.

Set out on game drives to search for the rare and famous tree-climbing lions, as well as the many other species found here. You can also enjoy excursions to Lake George's floodplains or to Kazinga village to meet a traditional medicine man and learn a little more about the local customs and culture. Bird watching will introduce you to some of the 610 species of birds, and the park is also believed to host one of the largest populations of hippo, so keep your eyes peeled for these river-loving creatures.

highlights

  • In Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • On the banks of the Ntungwe River
  • Intimate, private & peaceful camp
  • Attentive, helpful staff offer personalised service
  • Game drives & bush walks
  • See rare tree-climbing lions
  • Visit Kazinga village & a local medicine man 

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Facilities

The bar overlooks the river and serves a wide range of local and international beverages.

Hot beverages are available throughout the day on a self-serve basis.

General Facilities

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    Bar

Dining

Enjoy your meals either in the central dining room, under a canvas roof or alfresco in the shaded outdoor area. All meals are made from fresh and locally-sourced ingredients to provide delicious and hearty meals.

En-Suite Tent

With only 10 canvas tents, you'll enjoy a private and intimate stay at Ishasha. The spacious tents are designed in the East African Meru style and create a comfortable, relaxed home.

Tents can be fitted with either a double or two twin beds and overlook the beautiful Ntungwe River. The en suite bathrooms feature outdoor showers and eco-friendly toilets. All tents are powered by solar energy to minimise the camp's impact on the environment.

En-Suite Tent AMENITIES

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    En-suite shower only
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    Twin bed available
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    Mosquito net

Activities

  • Birding
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Cultural tour
  • Local village visits
 

Traveller Reviews

  • This camp was great and very similar to those we have visited in other parts of Africa. The location by the river was very nice and the tent was just perfect

    Stefania Pelloni, August 2012
  • I would say that Ishasha was my favorite camp with the Nile Safari Lodge a close second.

    Marilyn Matthews, June 2012

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Emma Harrop

Emma Harrop

Africa Safari Expert

""Ishasha Wilderness Camp offers travellers a comfortable yet authentic tented camp experience located right at the the Ntungwe River in the South Eastern corner of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Listen out for the sounds of hippos during the early mornings before you are woken up with hot coffee or tea before embarking on an exciting game drive in the Ishasha sector in search of the elusive tree climbing lions.""

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This camp was great and very similar to those we have visited in other parts of Africa. The location by the river was very nice and the tent was just perfect

Stefania Pelloni, August 2012 >View more reviews