Golden Monkey tracking
Golden monkey trekking recommended to Self drive travelers in Rwanda, Most travellers visit Rwanda’s volcanoes national park to spend time the famous mountain gorilla but there are other primates to see.
Trekking the golden monkey through the bamboo forest they live in, is another unique experience. The Golden monkey is endangered species. There are two habituated groups of Golden Monkey, one group comprises around 80 – 100 members and has its home at the foot of Mt Sabyinyo.
As with treks to see the Mountain Gorillas, treks to see the Golden Monkeys take place in the mornings and visitors are permitted to stay for 1 hour with the monkeys. Departure for the Golden Monkey trek is from the Park’s Kinigi Headquarters at 07:00am.
The number of visitors is not limited and the fee for a Golden Monkey permit is currently USD$100 per person per trek. Permits can either be arranged in advance or booked at the park headquarters on the morning of the trek. Porters can be hired at the entry point of the park.