Uganda is one of African countries that offer an opportunity to see golden monkeys and the best place to track golden monkeys on a Uganda tour is Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Mgahinga national park is one of the 5 mountain gorilla parks in the world. Due to the park’s setting amidst the thick bamboos forest of Mgahinga National Park well as the forest being in the shadows of the 3 Virunga volcanoes in Uganda. This kind of atmosphere provides a simply amazing backdrop to the tracking of the Golden Monkeys and therefore the best setting for Golden Monkey tracking and this activity is done at the lowest price.
In the Mgahinga Gorilla Forest, Tracking Golden Monkeys like Gorilla Tracking and Chimpanzee Tracking in Uganda starts at 8 am with an orientation and then setting off in a small group with guides up into the Bamboo Forests in search of the Golden Monkeys and of course the other mammals you will see along with birds and the scenic setting of the park.
Golden Monkey are simply attractive looking monkeys with color, their playful ways, and since they have been habituated – they are used to seeing humans and do not scamper off as you approach a bit of advice is in taking pictures of the monkeys, they move rather quickly and you will need to set your camera on fast shutter speed and due to the bamboo forest on low light setting.