Golden Monkey Tracking in Uganda

Golden Monkey Tracking in Uganda

The Golden Monkey – are close relatives to the mountain gorillas and the chimpanzees found in 3 countries of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Golden Monkey weigh between 10 to 25 pounds on average with a golden body, tails, cheeks, body with black limbs known as sub specie of the blue monkeys commonly found in bamboo forests in Virunga Volcanoes of the democratic republic of Congo.

This specie of monkeys is greatly declining due to habitat loss, poaching, diseases, war just like the Mountain Gorillas. These monkeys can be found in Kibale National park and Bwindi impenetrable national park and can be seen during your gorilla trekking in Uganda.

Golden monkeys have been habituated to offers a wonderful tour and viewing experience to Tourists like the mountain gorillas and the chimpanzees.

Male golden monkeys have  are reddish in color with dark patches on the back  while the females are lighter in color  with  less brown patches living in groups of 30 to 80 individuals  led by an adult male.

 The female golden monkeys are territorial feeding on to about 20 to 30 plant species typically of leaves, fruits, invertebrates and bamboo.

The golden monkey has a gestation period of 5 months and giving birth to one off spring.

These primates can also be trekked in Mgahinga national park where guided tracking is provided to small groups in the bamboo forests where these primates live.

Uganda safaris Tours

Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safaris

3 Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable

2 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day Uganda Safaris

1 Day Rhino Tracking Tour at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

1 Day Jinja City Tour

1 day white water rafting adventure safari in Jinja on the Nile River

1 Day Kampala city tour

1 Day Lake Mburo national park tour – Wildlife safari.

Short Uganda Safari Tours

2 Days Jinja tour with White water rafting safari on the Nile River

2 Days Tree Climbing Lions Tour Queen Elizabeth National Park

2 Days Murchison Falls safari Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Chimpanzee tracking Budongo Forest tour Murchison Falls national park

2 Days Chimpanzee tracking- Birding in Kibale national park Tour Bigodi swamp

3 days queen Elizabeth safari Uganda – Tree climbing lions, Boat Cruise

3 Days Big Five safari Rhino, Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes.

2 Days Murchison Falls safari Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days Murchison Falls Big5 Safari & CHIMPANZEE TOUR

3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari trip

3 Days Flying Gorilla Trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park.

3 Days Murchison Falls national park safari & Rhino tracking tour, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour – Kabale, Uganda

Long Uganda Safari Tours

5 Days Kidepo Safari Tour

5 Days Gorilla tracking Safari, Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth Trekking Tree climbing lions

5 days Lake Mburo& Queen Elizabeth National Park Tree climbing lions, Chimpanzee Tracking

11 Days Birding Uganda safari and Wildlife Safaris Uganda

6 Days wildlife and chimpanzee tour – Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth

16 Days Uganda safari tour wildlife and primates tour

5 Days Uganda Queen Elizabeth tour and Gorilla tracking Rwanda.

14 days wildlife culture safari in Uganda

8 Days Uganda wildlife and Rwanda Safari tour.

6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls tour safari in Uganda

7 Days Kidepo & Murchison Falls Safari

6 Days Gorilla tracking, Lake Mburo National park, Lake Bunyonyi and Volcanoes

8 Days Uganda safaris for chimpanzees and wildlife tour

11 days Uganda safari Best of Uganda wildlife tour

Uganda Mountaineering & Hiking Safaris

3 days sabyinyo hiking safari

3 days Mgahinga hike