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Crater Valley Kibale


Travelers can catch a bus, or take a car from Kampala to Fort Portal. From Fort Portal, turn on to the Kamwenge road at the Mpanga bridge (near the markets). Follow the road for approximately 20 minutes until the Kasisi junction (where there are many sign posts). Keep left and continue for approximately another 10 mins. You will find CVK just passed a local village trading centre and tea estate and opposite the tea plantation.

CVK is located approximately 21 kilometers from Fort Portal town, 9 kilometers from the Chimpanzee trekking and 10 kilometers to the Kanyanchu visitors centre in the Kibale Forest National Park.

Crater valley kibale is budget style accommodation beautifully located on the tranquil crater Lake Nyabikere (meaning lake of frogs), facing the Mountains of the moon (Rwenzori) where snow is visible on a clear day. It is purposely built eco-tourism for travelers. CKV is unique by its location on the lake edge surrounded by forest, monkeys, baboons and birdlife unequalled by any other accommodation in the area.

The beach offers visitors genuine local family hospitality, delicious local and international meals, mineral water, sodas, beers, Uganda gin, honey wine, coffee and local tea.  CVKs garden was purposely planted by the owners to provide the fruits and flowers necessary to attract the monkeys and birdlife which travelers can now watch and experience while relaxing with a cold drink and hot meal.


Crater Valley beach has 10 room terraced tent sites covered by a soft carpet of evergreen grass, overlooks the blue and tranquil lake. 10 attractive grass-thatched, ecological (eco) bandas. The bandas (cottages) are set out singly and well spaced out among broad-leaved evergreen trees. These bandas provide the wanted coolness and real privacy for rest but not self contained

More so, 8 self-contained double/single rooms; 2 bedroom self-contained secluded house (located with in the National Park over looking Lake Nyabikere.

Facilities at Crater Valley beach Kibale

Reception building and Rwenzori Conference Hall, Running tap water, Food & chilled drinks (beers, sodas, mineral water, Electricity, Modern flush toilets in the forest, Modern standing showers in forest, Visitors only kitchen, Fire places, Secure parking, All weather accessibility to lodge, Swimming in bilharzia-free lake water.