How much is a Golden Monkey trekking permit? This is one of the most asked questions by travelers who would love to have a memorable moment to spend time with the unique colored monkey species with a golden-orange patch on the upper flanks and back. Mgahinga National Park, situated in the Virunga ranges of southwestern Uganda, is home to many primates, including gorillas and golden monkeys. These primates coexist in the forest and have become accustomed to the presence of humans. You can also find them in Volcanoes National Park in northwestern Rwanda, as well as in Virunga and Kahuzi-Biéga National Parks in eastern DR Congo.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority issues golden monkey permits for trekking habituated golden monkey families in Mgahinga National Park. The permits cost $100 per person per trek and include park entrance fees, the services of a ranger guide, and spending more than one hour with habituated golden monkeys. Permits for spending one hour with habituated golden monkeys cost $50. Permits can be booked in advance or on the ground, as there is no limit on the number of people who can trek.
Mgahinga accommodations range from budget to luxury accommodation with several accommodations suitable for all tourists’ budget and taste upon your destination to track the Nyakagezi gorilla family, for bird watching, golden monkey tracking, and game viewing,
You can trek the golden monkeys in the morning and evening hours throughout the year. Rest assured that you will encounter these endangered primates during your trek. Moreover, Safari Vacations & Travel Services organizes tours to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park where Silver meets Gold and to other National Parks in Uganda and Rwanda for wildlife, Nature, and primate safari. Book with us and our standby travel consultants will be ready to provide you with relevant and accurate feedback upon your request.