Our hotel is a beautiful family friendly accommodation near the world’s renowned Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Located a short drive away from the Buhoma section of the National Park, the hotel is also close to the Queen Elizabeth National Park surrounded by picturesque of African landscape.
By road: From Kampala, a self drive takes 6 hours while by public transport is 9 hours. Note that the public bus destinations may be in Kihiihi or Kanyantorogo or Butogota and from any of the destinations there are special cars /motorcycles ("boda bodas") for hire.
By air: 1 hour 10 minutes from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi - Garuga Airstrip and 32 kms by road to the Crested Crane Bwindi Hotel.
Or 1 hour 15 minutes from Kajjansi airstrip to Kayonza Airstrip, 10 km from Kayonza Airstrip to The Crested Crane Bwindi Hotel along the Impenetrable Forest Park road.
Our 5-star facilities enable us offer extra ordinary customer care and extra services such as banqueting (seminars, retreats, workshops, parties, business meetings etc). The superb restaurant and the 10 rooms have panoramic views of beautiful hills, valleys, forests and a dairy farm.
Whether you are coming for gorilla trekking, honey moon, weekend getaway or just to experience the spectacular view of the surroundings, you will enjoy our tranquil and excellent services.
The Crested Crane Bwindi Hotel is a registered member of Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA).
Safaris to Queen Elizabeth
Bar and Restaurant
Our panoramic hilly location with a river down in the valley adds to your adventure and passion when it comes to sun bathing, river swimming and bird watching.
Our compound is a sanctuary to over 400 Uganda’s national and most elegant birds – The Grey Crowned Crested Cranes.
Our location is in the proximity of Garuga Golf course. We also arrange daily safaris and excursions to the nearest tourist attractions such as waterfalls, national parks, farm activities, Interactions with the Batwa community “meet and greet” all can be arranged at the hotel.
"We are back home after a wonderful holiday that we will never forget. Thank you for all the details that made us feel so special. Everything was organised so well – so thank you so much. It was a trip of a lifetime!. Worth every penny!! Awesome customer service, high standards and generally home away from home. Thanks alot and we will definitely be back."
We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights for our first safari experience. The hotel is beautiful. Everything we needed was taken care of by the very helpful and friendly staff, including all meals and safari drives. What more can I say? If you are seeking an amazing place to stay, this is it!"
Thank you guys for the great work. We had a wonderful time thanks to dedicated and proffessional team. We enjoyed the Gorilla trekking in Bwindi and saw plenty of Gorillas, Chimps, the Cranes, Beautiful birds and the tree climbing lions. Thanks again! We will never forget this amazing experience. "