If anything is on your bucket list, it should be a safari to Ishasha sector! This sector is set suitably in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park and if your dream has always been to get the best of experiential African safari experiences then consider a visit to this sector a must and you won’t be left in regrets. This region alone sets Uganda apart from the rest of the world due to its unique natural wonders. Besides the rare mountain gorillas, Uganda is known for its unique tree climbing lions that thrive within Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
To get the best of African wilderness experiences, a visit to this sector is worth it. Ishasha sector is strategically located in an area with riverine and vast savanna vegetation as well as acacia and fig trees. It is one most explored part of Queen Elizabeth National Park due to its unique natural wonders. Its breathtaking landscape comes with excellent views over diverse wildlife species and picturesque part of this wilderness area. Besides, it is very accessible and it takes you about 2 hours away from Mweya peninsular.
What to see while on Uganda safari in Ishasha sector
A trip in Ishasha sector gets you the best views over wildlife species like the tree climbing lions and they are a major reason why this sector is popular. They can be sighted on tree branches relaxing and chilling. Remarkably, Ishasha is one of a few areas where the tree climbing lions thrive and the other is Lake Manyara in Tanzania. Besides, you can also catch a glimpse at other wildlife species including leopards, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, water bucks, warthogs, elands, elephants and many more.
What to do in Ishasha sector
A visit to Ishasha sector means a great opportunity for you to take part in a number of most exciting safari activities. The notable safari activities for you to take part include bird watching which rewards you with incredible sights at bird species like black coucal, herons, storks, weaver birds and many more. Both Lake Edward and Ishasha River inhabit varied wildlife and bird species. As well, this area is ideal for game viewing which gets you a chance to spot out the tree climbing lions and many savanna grassland dwellers.
Best time to visit Ishasha Sector
For any need to explore this sector, the dry season is preferably the best time for you to embark on game drive as the routes remain dry thus making it ideal for you to drive. The dry season in this particular sector occurs from June to September and December to February. However, this area can be explored at any time of the year.
Accommodation options for your overnight stay at Ishasha sector
The available accommodation options for visitor overnight stay in this area include Ishasha Wilderness Camp, Kasenyi safari camp, Park view lodge, Queen Elizabeth bush lodge, Ihamba lodge, Mweya safari lodge and many others.