Broadbill forest camp Ruhija sector – The Ruhija sector is situated in the Eastern side of Bwindi Impenetrable national park and it harbors four gorilla families namely; the Bitukura Gorilla family, Oruzogo family, Mukiza family and Kyaguriro family. Though the Kyaguriro family was habituated, the main reason for which it was created was for research purposes and only 8 visitors are allowed to visit this group per a day. This family can only be trekked if the visitor has prior permission from the Uganda Wildlife Authority.
Ruhija is situated between Buhoma sector to the north and Kibale to the east making it easily accessed from parts of north and south and connects 218km to Queen Elizabeth national park.
By road Ruhija can be accessed from Entebbe/ Kampala via Kabale or from Kampala via Rukungiri, Kihihi, and Butogota then to Ruhija. A 4×4 vehicle is required for this journey due to its bumpy and muddy nature.
By air, there is no direct flight to Ruhija but one can fly to kihihi air strip and then drive two hours to Ruhija.
Broadbill Forest Camp is situated in Ruhija sector to the east of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where gorilla trekking in Uganda takes place.
Ruhija sector has four habituated gorilla families namely; Oruzogo, Bitukura, Mukiza and Kyaguriro which formerly was a research group but later opened for tracking.
Broadbill Forest Camp provides a budget type accommodation arrangement without compromising quality and comfort.
The accommodation is offered in tents that are placed on raised wooden floors, with a grass thatched roof which makes it eco-friendly.
Broadbill Forest Camp features 4 tents with self-contained wash rooms with a provision for twin, double and single room arrangements.
The Camp has a main building which houses the restaurant and the bar.
The fire place is available where fire is lit in the evening to present a typical African night in the wilderness.