Getting To Ishasha Sector Of Queen Elizabeth National Park

Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National park can be accessed through road and air transport.

Getting To The Ishasha Sector In Queen Elizabeth National Park

Getting to the Ishasha sector by road and air transport: Ishasha is one of the prominent sectors of Queen Elizabeth national park well located in the southwestern part. Remember that queen Elizabeth national park is the second visited and biggest national park in Uganda after Murchison falls national park. The park is visited due to its unique tourist attractions with a variety of distinguished animals, birds, and vegetation species.

The open savannah grassland in Ishasha plains comprises acacia and tree species including fig trees. Still, there is the presence of riverine forests and a combination of all these species provides a nice looking landscape which makes Ishasha unique and attractive to very many tourists. Ishasha plains in Queen Elizabeth national park is well known for tree-climbing lions.

Ishasha Sector is the only destination in Uganda where you can find the tree-climbing lions however on East African lever Tanzania also possesses the tree climbing lions in its park of Manyara National Park.  When you hear of the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park then what comes to the minds of every person are the tree-climbing lions and thus tree-climbing lions are the star attractions in the Ishasha plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The tree climbing lions in Ishasha sectors adapted to climbing fig trees to escape from biting ground insects and much heat during the dry season.

Tree climbing lions in the Ishasha plains are somehow different from other lions in that usually the male lions have got black manes which can be seen during the game drives that are being done in the afternoon hours and this is a really interesting activity for you to engage in.

How to access the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park? Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National park can be accessed through road and air transport.

Getting to the Ishasha sector by road transport:

You can drive from Kampala city to Fort portal and then to Queen Elizabeth national park and then link to Ishasha sector in  Queen Elizabeth National Park which will take about nine hours from Kampala to Ishasha sector. From Mweya in Queen Elizabeth National Park to connect Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth National Park takes you 2 hours. While from Lake Mburo National Park it is six hours on road to access Ishasha’s sector in Queen Elizabeth National park via Mbarara Kasese road. Visitors going for gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park can as well link to the Ishasha sector on a 2-hour drive.

Getting to the Ishasha sector by air transport:

Visitors can as well access air transport means because there are scheduled or chartered flights which are available at transport Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airfield and then you will be airlifted to Kihihi airstrip or Mweya Airstrip in Queen Elizabeth national park and then connect to Ishasha plains using the road for the journey that can take 2hours drive.

Ishasha Sector is a must-visit sector for the visitors offering unique experiences presented by tree-climbing lions which can be spotted lying on tree branches of Acadia.

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