Ishasha Jungle Lodge – Home of the Tree-Climbing Lions

Posted by on April 18, 2016

Ishasha Jungle Lodge – Home of the Tree-Climbing Lions dedicated to their Conservation

Ishasha Jungle Lodge – located just outside of Queen Elizabeth Park along Ntungwe River


Ishasha Jungle Lodge - Home of the Tree-Climbing LionsIshasha Jungle Lodge – Home of the Tree-Climbing Lions opened in January of 2014 in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth Park.  It is located just outside of the Ishasha area entrance on a sprawling 20 acres of land along the Ntungwe River that flows through the park.

When you arrive at the Jungle Lodge the first impression you just might have is how much at one with nature the lodge is on this quite peaceful setting along the River Ntungwe.

The lodge is surrounded by forest and savannah studded with acacia trees – a serene setting for most who come here.

The Ishasha area has not had many quality choices, however with the opening of the Jungle Lodge at Ishasha visitors have another quality option in the area.

Ishasha Jungle Lodge – Home of the Tree-Climbing Lions is not only surrounded by nature, it is focused on being in harmony with the nature that surrounds it by being and eco-friendly, affordable, up-market lodge.

Presently there are four cottages made with natural material which includes wooden floors and decks made from commercial timber that was legally harvested, tenting material, even the cement is local, and of course the stones used in the construction of the lodge.

Ishasha Jungle Lodge - Home of the Tree-Climbing LionsThe furnishing and art that you find here is made by local artisans and of course most of the staff at the Jungle Lodge in Ishasha is from the surrounding area providing employment in a meaningful position.

Cooking is done withe propane gas and charcoal alternatives.  The lodge uses solar electricity and that includes the refrigerator of the lodge.  There is an emergency backup generator on the premise.

.The restaurant  provides a cool setting to take in Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.  Food is carefully and lovingly prepared international dishes with an African touch.  There is also

The motto of the Ishasha Jungle Lodge – Home of the Tree-Climbing Lions “Home of the Lions” and owners and staff want to see the Ishasha area to remain that way for this and future generations.  All over Africa – “The King of the Beasts” is under attack  and here it is hoped through education and local involvement the trend can be reversed and that the wildlife of the area including the lions would thrive and grow in numbers.

Ishasha Jungle Lodge – another up-market option in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth Park – we can always include it in your itinerary..


If you like to include Ishasha Jungle Lodge – Home of the Tree-Climbing Lions – in your safari with us – please contact us