2 days Golden Monkey tracking safari is a confined 2 days Uganda Safari in the heart of Pleistocene jungle full of undiscovered sweet treasures to see. Penetrate Uganda’s thick verdant forest dappled with sun on your 2 Days Golden Monkey Tracking safari in Uganda or Rwanda or Congo, trekking the endangered Golden Monkey in the voluminous thick and squeezed forests of Virunga volcanic mountains Central Africa, Mgahinga National Park south-west Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in north-west Rwanda, the stiring Virunga and Kahuzi-Biega in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Can be Tailored/customised
Golden monkey tracking is an interesting phenomenon as you trek through a gallery of forests that lined the channels over the pointing east African Mountains with sharp ridges. These monkeys are found in 3 countries, i.e. Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The Golden Monkey trek takes you through the trails in the thick forest that carpeted the uplands dominated with the giant Mahogany trees and the numerous tree species.
The Golden Monkey trek is common in the Volcanoes national park is 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 adventures .
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 members. The habituation has helped the monkeys to overcome their shyness to accept their delay visits by allowing trekkers to visit them.
Day 1: Transfer to the Volcanoes National Park Ranges
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, the echoing birds, a stunning gentle undulating landscape with a magnificent picturesque on 2 days safari tracking Golden monkeys. Accommodation (optional), Meal plan: dinner [Muhabura hotel, Le Bambou Gorilla lodge, Mountain Gorilla view lodge]
Day 2: Golden Monkey Tracking Safari
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 2-4 hours 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]
Well, visiting Uganda for your holiday tour with a reputable Uganda tour agencyis worthy it as you have a chance to customize your safari for either 3 days, 4 days and more tracking the endangered golden monkey in the riveting jungles of Africa. Other activities like Gorilla trekking, wildlife game drives and many more can be customized in your itinerary.
Golden Monkey Tracking is one of the notable hiking experiences feeling the pulse of the jungles thus a demanding activity down the mothers nature store with a magnificent geographic show piece. The more prepared you are, the more enjoyable tracking Safari will be. The safari can be tailored to include Mountain Gorilla tracking Safari as well as other wildlife Safari notforgetting visiting the communities that live near the park(Batwa forest pygimies). Physical fitness is one aspect of preparation that takes time and commitment.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water (on all days)
- Guided fees
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Beers or other personal drinks