Tree Climbing Lions Of Ishasha

tree climbing lions of ishasha

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Tree climbing lions of Ishasha  are the big cats of Queen Elizabeth national park offering unique experiences in the Ishasha sector located in the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park the second largest national park in Uganda situated in southwestern Uganda. Queen Elizabeth national park harbors other animals such as elephants, bushbucks, buffaloes, warthogs, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, giant forest hogs, hippos, antelopes, Nile crocodiles, leopards, hyenas, primates like chimpanzees at Kyambura gorge, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys and many bird species.


Queen Elizabeth national park offers a number of tourism activities where tourism can engage during their safari such as both morning and evening game drives, lion tracking at the ishasha sector, launch cruise at Kazinga channel, bird watching, nature walks, and chimpanzee trekking at Kyambura Gorge mostly common as the valley of apes.


Tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector can be spotted lazily lying up in acacia or the fig tree branches during either morning and evening game drive in your comfortable 4WD safari vehicle with a knowledgeable driver guide from Devine African Safaris. Besides these unique tree-climbing lions, you can also spot other animals including African cape buffaloes, Topi, warthogs, Uganda kobs, elephants, bird species like the martial eagle, brown snake eagle, Bateleur, palm nut vulture, Ross’s turaco, grey woodpecker, white-headed barbet, African wattled plover, African fish eagle, grey-backed fiscal, white-browed robin chat, broad-billed roller, yellow-billed oxpecker, greater honeyguide, striped kingfisher, African green pigeon and many more. 


Ishasha Sector is the tourism destination for big cats & big five lovers due to the unique tree-climbing lions. Ishasha sector is visited through although it is best visited during the dry seasons of June, July, August, September, and December, January, February, and early march yearly. During the dry seasons less, rainfall is received making the roads to the national parks accessible.