Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park is of the things to do in Rwanda. Like Mountain Gorillas, Golden Monkeys also live in the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The trekking of these monkeys usually starts in the morning with briefing at the park head offices followed by hiking into the forest in search of the amusing primates that are fond of jumping from tree branches to the other. To trek golden monkeys, you much have a trekking permit to allow you access into the national park. A golden monkey trekking permit in Rwanda is at USD 100, a price that includes hiking, ranger and guiding fees plus one hour with the monkeys upon seeing them. The trips to visit and see golden monkeys in the Parc National Des Volcans (PNV) in Rwanda begin from Kigali to the park. The tour vary from 1 to 4 days depending on the activities in the trip itinerary. One may choose to do golden monkey trekking as a sole activity or with other things to do around the Volcanoes Park. Besides the monkey tracking, you can do gorilla trekking, Dian Fossey hiking, Bisoke hiking and visiting the Musanze caves among others in and near the park.
Other Things to do in Rwanda
Rwanda has other tourist sites that one can visit. A tour to Nyungwe Forest National Park, a home to chimpanzees plus a variety other primates has a lot to offer you while on your Rwanda holiday tour. On top of chimpanzee trekking, you can do colobus monkey tracking, Canopy Walk, Water Hiking as well as bird watching in the thick tropical forest. Upon arrival in the country, Kigali has a lot for you see and enjoy if you choose to undertake a city tour. Kigali City and its tourist attractions is just amazing. Expect to visit the genocide memorial centers to get a sad recount of the 1994 Genocide. Other tourist attractions in Rwanda include the Ethnographic Museum, Lake Kivu, Nyanza King’s Palace, Gishwati Mukura National Park, Akagera National Park and many more.