Ishasha jungle lodge, is an accommodation unit located in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park in kihihi sub county of Kanungu district in the western Uganda just two 2 kilometers from katokye gate of the park providing unique comfortable accommodation rooms, with panoramic views of the Ishasha plains swarmed with savannah vegetation with acacia and sycamore trees harboring the famous tree climbing lions.
The lodge is also situated along river Ntungwe boarded by rainy forest. The four spacious rooms contain bathrooms made up of local African materials raised on wooden platforms with 24 hour hot water supply in all the cottages and very friendly warm welcoming staff makIing one to feel there in a second home away from home.
After a spontaneous night at Ishasha jungle lodge you can take a game drive to the park and see the famous tree climbing lions of the Ishasha sector, leopards, hyenas, giant forest hogs, buffaloes, elephants and antelopes among others. With guided nature walks from the lodge to the local homesteads passing the magnificent riparian forests besides the Ntungwe river through the local farms of coffee, rice, maize and many more you can also visit the Kameme parents school in Kameme village whose pupils parents partner with the Ishasha jungle lodge.
The Kameme traditional dancers from the Kameme village also perform cultural dances that take place at the campfire in Ntungwe River
The restaurant provides a good number of local and international foods at the dining area with cooking provided by well experienced chefs. The bar provides cold and hot drinks.
The lodge is located in an arena of photographic views also one of the best stop over destinations for visitors going for gorilla trekking at Bwindi impenetrable forest national forest.
Wild game drives at Queen Elizabeth national park
Cultural visits to the locals
4 Self-contained cottages
Bathrooms with towels and toiletries
FACILITIES AND AMMENITIES
Ample parking space available
24 hour power supply
HOW TO GET THERE
Few kilometers from the Kihihi airstrip at Kihihi town
2kilometers off Katokye gate of queen Elizabeth national park
6 to 7 hours’ drive from Kampala