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In our last article about 2018-19 Uganda safari holiday options, we majorly concentrated in options available for gorilla and chimpanzee trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park/Mgahinga National Park and Kibale Forest National Park. That notwithstanding, there other places where one can see or trek habituated chimpanzees and these include and are not limited to Chambura Gorge, Budongo Forest as well as Karinzu Ecotourism site. Uganda as a tourist destination is beyond gorillas and chimps and in our 2018-19 Uganda safari holiday options part two, we will look at other safari activities that can be done independently or combined with chimpanzee and gorillas for an everlasting experience

2018 Uganda safari holiday options: Golden Monkey trekking and experience

Its only in Mgahinga National Park where gold meets with silver. In other words, it’s only in Mgahinga National Park (In Uganda) where golden monkeys co-exist with mountain gorillas. While on your Uganda safari, you can include a visit to Mgahinga National Park to trek these endangered and rare golden monkey. A golden monkey permit costs USD50.00 per person per half day trek and USD100.00 for golden monkey experience that give you enough time with golden monkeys. Encounter Africa safaris organizes golden monkey trekking permits for clients that book all inclusive tours and holiday with us. If you consider golden monkey experience as part of your 2018 Uganda safari holiday options, please do let us know and we will provide you with information that you can rely on.

2018 Uganda safari holiday options: Volcano and Rwenzori trekking

For adventurous and energetic tourists, Uganda provides the best options when it comes to mountain climbing or Hiking. While in Uganda, you can trek Mgahinga, Muhavura, Sabinyo, Mt Elgon or Rwenzori. Those interested in our 2018 Uganda safari holiday options of hiking mountains, one will have to pay USD80.00 for hiking Mgahinga and USD75.00 per person for Mountain Elgon. Encounter Africa safaris organizes hiking trips to Mgahinga and should you require more information, kindly contact us via email.

In our next article we will look at other Uganda safari holiday options that makes Uganda the destination to be in 2018. For more details on tailor made and group set departures, contact Encounter Africa Safaris.

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