Overview about the golden Monkey experience in Rwanda
Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park is popularly known for gorilla trekking trips in Rwanda. Important to know is that the park also offers a great experience for the golden monkey trekking to tourists who are interested in a rewarding nature golden monkey trekking experience. This Golden Monkey Adventure trek is similar to that of Uganda’s Mgahinga National park.
In case one is planning to trek gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes park, it is highly recommended not to miss out on the Golden Monkey trekking and you only need an extra day on your package and you have 1 hour with the lovely unique Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National park has two groups of habituated Golden Monkey with over 90 individuals for the biggest group.
Duration: 1 day
Safari type: Primate Safari
Location: Volcanoes National park
Cost: Tailored made
Safari date: Open
Number of people: Determined by the traveler
Detailed Golden Monkey Safari Package
You set off from your Kigali accommodation /hotel at 06:00am after breakfast and start your tour to Volcanoes National Park, get briefed about your Golden Monkey trek. The starting point of the trek is approximately 2,600m above sea level and the monkeys usually trekked from the lower ground of the park within the thick bamboo shoots as another great experience. You are only allowed to spend one hour with them upon encounter. Just like the gorilla trekking experience. You will have lunch at any restaurant near the park and if time allows you can opt for any activity before transferring back to Kigali and this marks the end of your 1 day Golden Monkey trekking safari in Volcanoes National park.
What is covered in the price?
- Return transport from Kigali
- Golden Monkey trekking permit
- Lunch and drinking water