Golden Monkey Tracking in 2024 on Uganda Safaris, Uganda golden monkeys is one of the most endangered and endemic primates in the world only found in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which is part of the Virunga mountain range in the southwestern Uganda Kisoro District also bordering Rwanda and DR-Congo.
Golden monkeys live in a big group called a troop and in one family there are about 100 individual golden monkeys with only one dominant male who is the head of the troop/group, normal golden monkeys feed on bamboo shoots, but being that bamboo shoots are seasonal so they feed also on bamboo leaves and another variety of fruits in the forest and also golden monkey communicates to each other using its vocal sounds.
Where to go for Golden Monkey Tracking in 2024 on Uganda Safaris
For anyone interested in golden monkey tracking you only have 3 choices because golden monkeys are only found in three Countries namely Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo, in Rwanda you can track golden monkeys together with mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, in the Democratic Republic of Congo golden monkeys can be seen together with lowland gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega National Park and in Uganda golden monkeys share home with mountain gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
How to Book 2024 Golden Monkey Tracking Permit in Uganda or Rwanda?
Golden Monkey tracking requires booking the tracking permit in advance through Kisoro Tours Uganda or through any of the above 3 countries’ park headquarters. If you book golden monkey tracking permits through us we will also handle your ground transport, and accommodation, and also enjoy the services of our professional English-speaking guide/driver.
Combine 2024 Golden Monkeys with Mountain Gorilla Tracking Safari in Uganda or Rwanda?
It is also very easy to combine golden monkeys and mountain gorilla tracking in both Uganda and Rwanda on the same safari because in Uganda gorillas share a home with golden monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and it’s the same in Rwanda gorillas share a home with golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park, making it easy to combine both activities. Kisoro Tours Uganda also offers a full-day golden monkey habituation experience in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park of Uganda, this activity gives a chance to spend the whole day with professional researchers, park rangers and other trackers enjoy a full day with golden monkeys learning its habitat, behaviors, see how they feed and its diet, Uganda golden monkey habituation experience is highly recommended for those who want to spend more time this most beautiful monkeys and get to know more about them.
Permit Price for Tracking Golden Monkeys in Uganda?
Uganda golden monkey tracking permit costs $80 per person which includes all the park entrance fees, and park ranger guide fees.
Golden monkey habituation experience permit in Uganda costs $140 per person, the research troop is called Kachima and there are more than 100 golden monkeys in the troop, only 6 persons are allowed to take part in the habituation experience per day, Visitors will spend at least 6 hours in the forest with the researcher and the trackers. The experience is about the whole forest, learning how to track golden monkeys and the habituation experience.
Golden Monkey Tracking in 2024 on Uganda Safaris, golden monkey tracking, and habituation experience starts at 7:30 am briefing from the park rangers, Golden monkey tracking is not like mountain gorilla tracking because in most cases golden monkeys are found in the lower areas so it can take between 2 hours to 5 hours depending on the fitness level of all group members.
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