Broadbill Forest Camp, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Luxury Tent Accommodation, Parks, Uganda

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Broadbill Forest Camp

Broadbill Forest Camp offers Luxury Tent Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Parks, Uganda

Highlights Facilities & what to expect at Broadbill Forest Camp

  • A mid range lodge located in Ruhija, on the Eastern edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • The camp is calm and peaceful with fantastic views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Encouraging birding on your balcony for the rare Albertine Rift Valley endemics in the east of the forest
  • 4 x En suite tents which are beautifully and comfortably furnished
  • A dining room, a bar and a fire place
  • The food is professionally prepared by our chefs
  • Vegetarian diets are available on request
  • 3 km from the park headquarters, making it very convenient for gorilla tracking
  • Wheel chair access
  • Gorilla Tracking
  • Nature Walking Safaris
  • Cultural Community Tours
  • Bird Watching Tours
  • Story Telling From Local Elders
  • Bicycle Tours
  • Volunteering
  • Pickups and transfers to all airstrips, to Kabale, Kampala, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kigali airport and Entebbe airport at a fee
  • The camp has a standby 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • We also do emergency rescues in case of vehicle breakdowns and stuck clients

Welcome to Broadbill Forest Camp, a mid range lodge located in Ruhija, on the Eastern edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas and famous for gorilla tracking.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a key destination for birders visiting Uganda and includes globally threatened species such as African Green Broadbill from whom the lodge derives its name.

The camp is calm and peaceful with fantastic views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest making it a perfect place to totally unwind and relax, away from the pressures and stresses of everyday life.

Broadbill Forest camp is located at the very edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, encouraging birding on your balcony for the rare Albertine Rift Valley endemics in the east of the forest. Even after a long day's safari, you will not be tempted to put your binoculars at rest.

Accommodation

There are four en suite tents which are beautifully and comfortably furnished. There is also a dining room, a bar and a fire place. Please take a look at the GALLERY to see more photos of Broadbill Forest Camp and the available facilities.

Staff

Our Staff are friendly and trained to meet international standards and will do everything possible to make you feel at home. The food is professionally prepared by our chefs.

Vegetarian diets are available on request.

Accessibility

Broadbill Forest Camp, Ruhija in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is very near to the briefing point, just 3 km from the park headquarters, making it very convenient for gorilla tracking.

The camp also has wheel chair access

Activities

We are located in Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which offers a great variety of activities.

Gorilla Tracking

This is one of the most famous activities. Gorilla permits must be booked in advance since they are a requirement for gorilla tracking. The lodge can arrange these permits from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on behalf of our clients if asked in advance or at the time of booking the lodge.

Nature Walking Safaris

For walking safaris through Bwindi impenetrable forest, book in advance and our local guides will take you through. This also includes guided walk s to Mubwindi swamp and to a water fall.

Cultural Community Tours

This involves cultural dances from the local people of the community, visiting the Iron smelters, basket weavers and honey collectors.

Bird Watching Tours

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has been voted best birding destination and with our birding experts, you can have the best birding moments especially for those Albertine Rift Endemics like the African Green Broadbill which is highly sought after.

Story Telling From Local Elders

Stories will be told by the knowledgeable elderly people about the rich history and culture of Bakiga over a camp fire, enjoying your beer, tea or coffee. This is arranged on request.

Bicycle Tours

For your guided bicycle tours, book in advance through Broadbill Forest Camp.

Volunteering

Volunteer with us at our Charity Omushana, Sunshine for children www.omushana.org If you would love to volunteer with this project contact us

Other services

Broadbill Forest Camp will also offer pickups and transfers to all airstrips, to Kabale, Kampala, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kigali airport and Entebbe airport at a fee. The camp has a standby 4x4 Land Cruiser.

We also do emergency rescues in case of vehicle breakdowns and stuck clients

Broadbill Forest Camp also offers mini safaris/expeditions

Birding

A reason that gave birth to Broadbill Forest Camp, named after the African Green Broadbill, an Albertine Rift endemic found in Ruhija, the Eastern Part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

This site offers the best birding experience for the passionate Birder whose aim is the conservation of wildlife.

At Broadbill Forest camp you will get in touch with the local Albertine Rift Valley expert to get the best out of your ornithological trip to the region. This is none other than Emmy Gongo who lets our guests have a chance to search for the Albertine Rift Endemics.

The checklist of birds seen around Broadbill Forest Camp, Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest:
  • African Green Broadbill
  • Short-tailed Warbler
  • Red-throated Alethe
  • Kivu Ground-Thrush
  • Red-faced Woodland Warbler
  • Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher
  • Strange Weaver
  • Rwenzori Batis
  • Grauer's Warbler
  • Grauer's Rush Warbler
  • Handsome Francolin
  • Rwenzori Turaco
  • Rwenzori Double-collard Sunbird
  • Blue-headed Sunbird
  • Regal Sunbird
  • Purple-breasted Sunbird
  • Mountain Musked Apalis
  • Rwenzori Apalis
  • Stripe-breasted Tit
  • Archer's Robin-Chat
  • Rwenzori Nightjar
  • Dwarf Honeyguide
  • Dusky Crimsonwing
  • Shelly's Crimsonwing

When you stay at Broadbill Forest Camp, you have decided to conserve with the right people and at the right time for the right purpose.

Broadbill Forest Camp 2020 Rates:*Rates are subject to change without prior notice

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-1.051684, 29.785500

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