Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the few parks in the Virunga massif that offers golden monkey trekking tours. Other parks with golden monkeys are Virunga National Park in the DRC, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, Gishwati and Nyungwe forests in Rwanda. Golden Monkey tracking is almost getting traction as the mountains gorillas as more and more tourists are coming to Mgahinga to see the primates. Interested in golden monkey trekking, contact Amajambere Camp for details.
“Golden Monkey Experiential Tourism”
Tourists visiting Mgahinga also have a choice to track the golden monkeys that are undergoing a research study. The research is being conducted by Mrs Sandra Gray in close collaboration with Uganda Wildlife Authority and Mgahinga Community Development Organization. The tour knowns as “Golden Monkey Experiential Tourism” will take you to the lush forests of Mgahinga where you learn about the behavioral traits of the monkeys such as feeding habits.