2 Day Golden Monkey Habituation
Explore the Mgahinga National Park on golden monkey habituation experience with an overnight stay in Ichumbi lodge or Ikoro lodge located in the closest city of Kisoro town. Maghinga National park is the only destination for golden monkey habituation in East Africa and it offers the greatest chance to see the primates of Uganda after the mountains Gorillas with the experts of Rwanda Safaris.
Mgahinga National Park can perhaps be most easily accessed via Kisoro via a very poorly-maintained dirt road, don't miss the chance to visit the golden monkey with experts in Primate Safaris in Uganda.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Kisoro Town
Day 2: Golden Monkey Habituation & Transfer back to Kigali.
Things to do in Mgahinga National Park.
- Virunga Mountain Volcano hiking: Mount Sabinyo, Mount Gahinga, and Mount Muhavura (Muhabura) can all be climbed in the park. Guide and guard are mandatory but included in the price, though tipping appears to be customary.The start point for Muhavura is at a different park entrance than that of Sabinyo and Gahinga.
- Gorilla Tracking: Mountain gorillas can be tracked in the park. Prices are steep for foreign non-residents but cheaper than in neighboring Rwanda.
- Golden Monkey Tracking: Golden monkeys are a species of monkey essentially unique to the Virunga mountains. Substantially cheaper than mountain gorilla tracking