ISHASHA SECTOR OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Ishasha tree-climbing lions are the largest cats in two African destinations that is to say at Queen Elizabeth national park of Uganda and Manyara national park of Tanzania where you can enjoy these unique and famous experiences, where lions climb big trees branches as they relax. Ishasha sector is located in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park the second largest national park situated in southwestern Uganda. Queen Elizabeth harbors other animals such as elephants, Uganda kobs, buffaloes, warthogs, waterbucks, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs, hippos, Nile crocodiles, hyenas, chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge, black and white colobus monkeys, olive baboons red-tailed monkeys, and many bird species.
Queen Elizabeth national park offers prim tourism activities where many travelers can engage during their tour including both morning & afternoon game drives, tree-climbing lion tracking, boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, nature walks, bird watching, and chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge the valley of apes.
Ishasha tree-climbing lions can be seen lazily lying up in acacia or on a fig tree branch during the game drives in your comfortable safari vehicle with a knowledgeable driver guide from Devine African Safaris. Queen Elizabeth accommodates other animals like buffaloes, Elephants, Topi, Uganda kobs, a variety of bird species such as martial eagle, Bateleur, brown snake eagle, palm nut vulture, Ross’s turaco, grey woodpecker, grey-backed fiscal, white-headed barbet, African wattled plover, broad-billed roller, white-browed robin chat, yellow-billed woodpecker, greater honeyguide, striped kingfisher, African green pigeon among others.
Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, best-visited destination due to the famous tree-climbing lions. Ishasha sector is visited throughout the year but the best time to view these tree climbing lions is in the dry season in the months of June, July, August, September, December, January, and February in Uganda. In the dry season, Queen Elizabeth national park receives less rainfall therefore accessing roads and tracks in Ishasha are passable.