Spending more time with golden monkeys in Mgahinga National Park Uganda is a rewarding experience to tourists on primate safaris and tours. We understand that most of the visitors would like to spend more time with golden monkeys that are found in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park that is found in western Uganda. There are different ways of how you can spend more time with rare golden monkeys in Mgahinga National Park.
At Africa Adventure Vacations, we come with several options that will help you to spend more time with Golden monkeys. Uganda, in general, is referred to as the country with most of the primate species and thus you will visit the only park in Uganda where Golden monkeys live naturally with mountain gorillas and this is Mgahinga National Park.
Therefore, visitors interested in spending more time with golden monkeys then should be planning to visit Mgahinga National Park that is found in Kisoro district at the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. Yes, Mgahinga National park is among the smallest national park in Uganda but rich in Golden monkey and it is the only place where these rare monkeys are found.
Uganda is the only country that provides the best options for spending more time with the golden monkey. One of the options includes having multiple golden monkey trekking treks or prominently you can opt to book for the golden monkey habituation experience still in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
The normal golden monkey trekking permit in Mgahinga national park costs United States dollars 60 per person per trek and this will allow you only one hour of seeing the rare golden monkeys while the golden monkey habituation experience permit costs USD100 per person per trek for the whole day experience.
The normal golden monkey trekking might not be enough for some tourists and thus they decide to book for the golden monkey habituation experience where they will get more time to spend with Golden Monkeys. While engaging in the golden monkey experience, it does not stop at only seeing the golden monkeys but it continues up to photography and taking part practically in other activities that the experts and researchers engage in during the golden monkey habituation process and these activities include collecting samples, listening to experts as well as making calls. All these activities are aimed at you spending more time with rare golden monkeys.
At Africa adventure vacations, we conduct safaris to all national parks in Uganda and Rwanda, and therefore in case you’re interested in spending more time with golden monkeys in Uganda Mgahinga National Park, don’t feel shy just contact us at for the best travel consultancy and we shall help you as soon as possible.
Our team is full of expertise in the tour and travel field and therefore you will be advised on the best route to take and how best to enjoy and spend more time with primates as well as proving information about handling your accommodation and transport options.
Mgahinga gorilla national park is found in the southwestern Uganda and this means it can be reached by both road and air transport means.
When travelling to Mgahinga you will drive for 9-10 hours on Kampala, Masaka, Mbarara, Kabale, Kisoro road to the park headquarters.
You can also reach the national park using public means of transport like the bus but you are not advised to use them because they may overcharge you. When you want to use public means, you can book the bus from Kampala bus station and they will take you direct to Kisoro town and on reaching Kisoro Town, you will hire a private taxi that will drive you to the park headquarters since public means are not accepted in the park.
Mgahinga gorilla national park is reached by visitors on self-drive and you will begin your journey from Kampala or Entebbe through Masaka, Mbarara, Kabale, Kisoro and then to Ntebeko park headquarters. The trip may take you a whole day because there are stopovers starting from the equator, Igongo culture center and among others.
The trip is tiresome and it will take you almost a full day travelling by road to Mgahinga, however it is such an exciting trip with wonderful views of homesteads, local people, Kigezi hills, local markets, and banana plantations, farmlands and among others.
There are domestic airline companies suited in Uganda and will arrange you proper flights to Mgahinga and they include the likes of Aerolink Uganda limited. These organize chartered flights every day from Kajansi Airfield or Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro airstrip. Flights from Entebbe International airport begin at 7:00am and you will reach Kisoro airstrip at 8:10 am and returning from Kisoro airstrip sets off at 8:25am and you will reach Entebbe airport by 11:25am.
Aerolink Uganda limited also arranges flights to other destinations like Queen Elizabeth national park, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Semiliki national park and among others. You can decide to combine gorilla trekking with other activities like boat cruise rides, chimpanzee trekking, and hot air balloon game drives, among others.
You can also access Mgahinga gorilla national park from Kigali Rwanda and this is the shortest and easiest way to reach the park. You fly from Kigali international airport and then link by road through Cyanika border to Mgahinga park headquarters and it is just 3- 4 hours’ drive. Flying from Kigali is an amazing option since it will take you such a short period of time by saving your transport and accommodation fee.
Africa Adventure Vacations
Kasubi Opposite New Market Hoima Road
Phone: +256 752 974500 +256785025022
15 Days Gorilla Safari Tour
12 Days Gorilla safari tour
10 Days Gorilla Safari Tour
8 Days Best Of Uganda Gorillas, Chimpanzee And Tree Climbing Lions
8 days Uganda safari tour – rhinos, wildlife, primates and gorillas
8 Days gorilla safari trip
6 days gorilla safari tour – gorillas, wildlife and chimps safari
7 Days gorilla adventure Tour safari
7 days gorilla tour primates, wildlife safari and gorilla trek
6 Days gorillas and chimpanzee trekking
6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda
5 Days gorilla safari and Water rafting
5 Days gorillas and wildlife tour
4 Days Gorilla Trekking and Lake Mburo Safari
4 Days gorilla safari and Kampala city tour
17 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari and Cultural tour
1 day Short Gorilla trip – Rwanda
2 Days Gorilla Tracking
3 Days gorilla tracking in Rwanda
3 Days Magical Gorilla Tour And Culture
3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Hike
3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Tour
3 Days Primate Safari
4 Days gorillas and Lake Kivu tour
5 Days Gorilla Trekking Experience
5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari
6 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda
6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Tour
6 Days Special Package
7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Tour
8 Days Best Of Rwanda
8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Holiday Tour
9 Days Expeditions To Rwanda
14 Days Best of Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi Tour
15 Days Best Of Uganda Safari Tour
16 Days Remarkable African Safari
19 Days Big Five Safari In Uganda
2 Days Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes Rwanda
3 Days Affordable Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trek In Nyungwe
3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari In Akagera National Park
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari, Dian Fossey & Golden Monkey Tracking
4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda
5 Days Best Rwanda Primates Safari
7 Day Uganda Wildlife Safari & Gorilla Habituation Experience
7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Wildlife Safari
6 Days Mountain Gorilla trekking in DR Congo and Rwanda
9 Days Uganda, Rwanda DR Congo Gorilla Safari
10 Days Gorilla trekking Safari in Congo and Uganda
14 Days Uganda and Rwanda safari
15 Days Uganda gorilla safari tour
16 Days Uganda and Rwanda safari tour
16 Days Uganda and Rwanda safari
16 Days Uganda and Rwanda gorilla safari
20 Days Uganda and Rwanda safari
3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda
3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking In Kibale National Park
3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari
3 Days Uganda Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking safari
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari from Kigali Rwanda
4 Days Double gorilla trekking safari Uganda
4 Days Gorilla Fly In Safari Uganda
4 Days Luxury Safari to Kidepo Valley National Park
5 Days Mountain Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Tour In Uganda
9 Days Primate Safari and Genocide Trail
10 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Tour
10 Days Fly In Uganda Gorillas – Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari
11 Days Magical Hike To Rwenzori Mountain Ranges
11-Day Hiking Sipi Falls, Abseiling, White Water Rafting and Gorilla Tracking Experience
13 Days Luxury Classic Wildlife Safari in Uganda
1 Day Kampala City Tour
2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Tour
3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee tour
3 Days Primate Safaris Rwanda
3 Days Nyiragongo Hike
3 Days Sipi Falls Hiking And River Nile Exploration
3 Days Group Tour To Queen Elizabeth Tour
3 Days Magical Experience In Queen Elizabeth National Park
3 Days Murchison Falls National Park – (2 Nights)
3 Days Experience Murchison Falls
4 Days Tree Climbing Lions And Chimpanzees
4 Days Queen Elizabeth And Lake Mburo Safari
5 Days Kampala And Source Of The Nile Tour
5 Days Green Rwanda Experience
5 Days Kidepo Valley National park tour
5 Days Zebra And Lions’ Tour
6 Days Special Package
7 Days Gorilla Trekking And Tree Climbing Lions Of Ishasha
7 Days and 6 nights wildlife safari to Uganda with Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking
8 Days Rwanda Wildlife And Cultural Tour
8 Days Best Of Rwanda
9 Days wildlife Safari to Uganda
9 Days Visit Rwanda
10 Days Rwenzori Mountains Climbing
10 Days Mountain Rwenzori Climbing expeditions
12 Days Best Karamoja Trip Uganda
13 days wildlife safaris and jinja city tour
14 DAYS Big Five & RAFTING – 14 DAYS (13NIGHTS)
15 days Bird watching Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking safari
15 Days Uganda Hardcore Forest Birding Safari