2 Days Golden Monkey Tracking

2 Days Golden monkey tracking

Golden monkey tracking is an interesting phenomenon. These monkeys are found in 3 countries, i.e. Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. In Rwanda they are inhabited in Volcanoes national.

Golden Monkey Tracking: a mature old monkey spotted

Golden Monkey Tracking: a mature old monkey spotted

Golden Monkey Tracking: Young monkeys spotted

Golden Monkey Tracking: Young monkeys spotted

This is located northwest of Rwanda at the border of Uganda, and Congo.

The park sits at the edge border of Virunga national park. It’s a habitat of eight volcanoes of Virunga Mountain, muhabura, Gahinga, and sebyinyo.

Volcanoes national park also known as Pac Des volcanos measures 160 squre kilometre, covered in a thick bamboo rain forest.

Its known in history as the first national park to be created in Africa, Although its best known for Gorilla trekking.

Well, this park also provides shelter to the Golden Monkeys, a species of old world monkeys.

Golden monkeys have bright golden orange fur coats which contrast with in the lush green, a beautifully scenery to make a good photography.

They live in habituated groups of 80 memebrs. The habituation has helped the monkeys to overcome their shyness to accept their delay visits by allowing trekkers to visit them.

Itinerary of our 2 Days Golden Monkey Tracking

Day 1 – Golden Monkey Tracking

wake up early morning and have a heavy breakfast. Then our driver/guide will pick you up and brief you about the whole itinerary of golden monkey trekking.

You will drive to Musanze district as you pass by the beautifully sceneries of hills in this greenly lush country.

Arrive at the lodge and check in, have a cup of coffee as you enjoy various sceneries of mountain.

Accommodation (optional), Meal plan: dinner

[Muhabura hotel, Le Bambou Gorilla lodge, Mountain Gorilla view lodge]

Day 2 of our 2 days Golden Monkey Tracking

Wake up early morning at 6am, Have your breakfast. Prepare and pack your lunch with a bottle of water.

Our guide will drive you to Kinigi park headquarters for a golden monkey briefing at 7am and as well as meeting a game ranger.

Proceed in the forest as you view the mountains, trek to find the primates as you spot out different bird species. The trekking takes about 2-4hours to locate the golden monkeys.

These monkeys live near the edge of the park in bamboo forest, when you locate them you will only be allowed to spend one hour with them.

Experience their day to day life as they jump from tree to tree which is interesting although a bit difficult to take a picture.

After an encounter with the golden monkeys you will be allowed to have your lunch in the middle of the forest as you enjoy the beautiful scenery of bamboo and rain forest. Later, return to the lodge, relax and check out.

Our guide will drive you back to Kigali or airport for your departure.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan: dinner

[Muhabura hotel, Le Bambou Gorilla lodge, Mountain Gorilla view lodge]

Tour inclusive [Transport and safari vehicle, Accommodation and meals, Guides fee, Park entry fee, Fuel, Game drives, Guide, Accommodation fees and all meals, Bottled water]

Exclusive [Phone bills, Beers or sodas, Person upkeep]