Two golden monkey groups in Mgahinga are habituated. A visit to the research group (USD100 for all visitor categories) is longer and gives you an insight into how researchers are monitoring them. The second group costs USD50 for foreigners/foreign residents and USh 20,000 for East Africans.
Permits can be purchased in Kampala or in Kisoro and visits begin from the park gate at 8am. For what to wear please follow the gorilla tracking advice at What to Pack.
Golden monkey permits do not include park entry fees.
Photo: Marcus Westberg, Blasio Byekwaso
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