Golden Monkey Habituation in Uganda , Mgahinga National Park .
Golden Monkey Habituation is a very exciting Safari Activity carried out in Mgahinga National Park and the Habituation Permit costs US $140 per person interested.
The Golden Monkeys live in big families of about 30-40 and above making it very interesting to go on the habituation experience which involves following the monkeys for a period of 4 hours watching them jump, communicate, play excitedly as they watch you walking beneath them in the forest.
Golden Monkeys live hierarchically with a dominant Male/ Alpha leading the groups followed by the Adult Females then the juveniles/ babies.
Unlike Golden Monkey Tracking which costs US $90 per person spending only an hour with the monkeys, Golden Monkey Habituation takes 4 hours in the presence of the Monkeys.
What to Carry for Golden Monkey Habituation Experience
- Leather Rainy Jacket
- Hiking/ Trekking Boots
- Sun Glasses
- Camera with no flash
- Woolen Gardening Gloves
- Bottled water and Snacks
How to Get to Mgahinga National Park for the Habituation Experience
Transferring to Mgahinga National Park can be done by public road transport, private road transport where you can hire a driver guide to transfer you to the park to experience remarkable Golden Monkey Habituation Adventure Experiences.
Travelers on a fixed schedule can fly to Mgahinga National Park by boarding a flight from Entebbe international Airport or the Kigali International Airport which takes them to Kisoro Airstrip where they are picked up and transferred to Mgahinga National Park to enjoy Golden Monkey Habituation.
Travelers can hire a Car with a driver to transfer them to Mgahinga National Park and can as well as opt to board a bus (public means) to transfer them from Kampala to Kisoro South West of Uganda.