Know about Golden Monkey Trekking in Virunga Volcanoes

July 9, 2019

Golden monkeys trekking takes place in Volcanoes national park and at 7:00 same time just like gorillas, where trekking golden monkeys and gorillas is a similar experience. These rare species are also listed as endangered.

The Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Mitis Kandti) is a local subspecies of the widespread Sykes Monkey, also known as the “Blue Monkey” and is endemic to the high altitude forests of the Volcanoes National Park area.

Golden monkeys in Rwanda live in the bamboo vegetation towards the base of the volcanoes and habituation has helped them to overcome their initial shyness to accept their daily visit by researchers and tourists.

If you would like further information or would like help booking your golden monkey permit then please either contact us.

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