How Much Is Golden Monkey Trekking In Uganda.

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Golden monkey trekking is an adventurous and one of the major activities that shouldn’t be missed during your tour in Uganda, golden monkey trekking in Uganda is done in Mgahinga national park which is the smallest park located in the south western region in Kisoro district. Golden monkey trekking refers to a unique and active activity that involves moving into deep in the tropical rainforests in search of the golden monkeys and once found, an hour is spent with them in their natural habitats.

How much is golden monkey trekking in Uganda?

A golden monkey trekking permit is a document issued to a visitor above the age of 15 years in Uganda allowing him or her to visit the habituated golden monkeys in their natural habit which is mgahinga national park. A Ugandan golden monkey trekking permit costs $60 for foreign non-residents, $60 for foreign residents and 40,000 Ugandan shillings for East African Citizen per person per trek.

How to book a golden monkey trekking permit in Uganda.

There are two options of booking golden monkey trekking permits in Uganda for example booking directly from “UWA” Uganda Wildlife Authority, Uganda wildlife authority refers to the government body that governs the tourism body and environment conservation and can be reached via emails or phone calls. Another option of booking a golden monkey trekking permit is booking through a trusted tour operator or company.

What is the best time for golden monkey trekking in Uganda?

Golden monkey trekking in Uganda can be done all year bound though the recommended and best time is during the dry season also referred to as the high season in the mons of June to September and December to February. Its during the dry season that the park receives less rainfall making the golden monkey trekking trails dry and passable and during this time, the vegetation cover is always thin hence offering you an advantage to view the golden monkeys and other wildlife.

Where to stay while on golden monkey trekking in Uganda.

There are a number of accommodation facilities in Mgahinga gorilla national park where one can stay during a golden monkey trekking in Uganda, such facilities range from luxury-range and budget including, Mountain gorilla safari hotel, Kisoro tourist hotel, mount gahinga lodge Amajambere iwacu camp, Mubano hotel among others.

How to get to mgahinga for Golden monkey trekking?

Mgahinga national park is located in south western part of Uganda, it can be accessed both by road and air transport means.

By road;

When using road transport means from Entebbe international airport, you will drive through Entebbe-masaka Road to Mbarara- Kabale road then connect to kabale -Kisoro Road which takes around 9 to 10 hours’ drive.

By Air;

Here you will book a scheduled or charter flight from Entebbe international airport or kajansi airfield to Kisoro or garuga airstrip in kihiihi then connect to the park by road transport means. These domestic flights can be booked by your tour operator.

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