Golden Monkey Guest House

PO Box 280, Kisoro, Uganda | Hostel
Prices starting from $5.00

Travel Blogs from Kisoro

Waiting to see Mountain Gorillas!

A travel blog entry by denisegerry


We got up early and got a taxi to the Post Office where we got on the bus for Kisoro. What would an African adventure be without spotting a rat walking along a ledge of the Post Office building. More wildlife! We left Kampala at 7am on the Postal Bus. It was maybe half-full but as we went through towns and villages we picked up more people and …

Gahingas in the Mist

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe


I get the sad feeling that Mgahinga Gorilla National Park does not get the flow of visitors that it quite deserves. The guide books are all years out of date and (now wrongly) suggest that Gorilla viewing here is hit and miss and better done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (very difficult, tiring and expensive to get to) or Rwanda (again expensive …

Messi Decisions

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe

Much has happened and I am not sure where to start, well actually I know exactly where to start as he has just asked for my blog email address. We have been joined by a new companion in our Kisoro quest, he is a fellow Englishman and a fine one at that. Mike (who looks a little bit like Chris Martin of Cold Play fame - though will probably hate me …

Don't call it an update!?

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe

A little update for updates sake

I am still in Kisoro at the Golden Monkey and still enjoying everything thoroughly.

I have carried on playing for Chaahi FC Kisoro and have added two games and one goal to my tally which I am happy with and the other players are even beginning to know my name and now when I get the ball a …

Healing Wounds

A travel blog entry by ricduncombe


My previous attempt to climb one of the Virungas went badly (see Fire and Ice), actually that might be the wrong way to phrase it as it wasn't an attempt, I made it after all it just probably shortened my life considerably and made me very fearful of volcanos.

I suppose that isn't a bad thing to be afraid of, with the caledra …


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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGolden Monkey Guest House Kisoro

    Reviewed by ricduncombe

    Best place ever

    Reviewed Dec 31, 2010
    by (6 reviews) Chelmsford , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Stayed here for a couple of weeks in december 2010, went to Rwanda for two weeks, missed Uganda so I came back. Still here in mid February 2011. Amazing staff, the best town in Uganda and even the friendliest dog.

    Don't even consider anywhere else in Kisoro

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Golden Monkey Guest House Kisoro

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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    Golden Monkey Guest House
    Kisoro, Uganda
    Golden Monkey Guest House
    Kisoro, Uganda