Went on a hot humid day in the cool hills to see and feed monkeys. I so badly wanted to pick them up, but was content just to be near them as they walk freely past you. Was a great experience.
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Admittedly, we are fit late-middle-aged people. All the fuss about the steep hike up was lost on us. We'd already walked 20 km that day. So yes, you must walk up about 20 minutes. Don't go in your flip-flops or pumps, runners/sneakers will do and...More
Took a wander through the bamboo groves before heading towards the Monkey park. (its across the Katsura rive bridge, then to the right.) Its a brisk 15-20 minute trek for young and fit people. however, with a 3 year old that was already tired out...More
My wife and I attended in October 2017. The walk up the mountain didn't take long as we both have a reasonable level of fitness. The experience once we arrived was excellent. The staff on the mountain were friendly. We bought food to feed the...More
What a day! Rained the entire day, but my wife, 3 young kids and I were determined to make it! No strollers allowed and for a good reason. It’s quite a hike, but worth it! You can actually feed the monkeys when you get to...More
We arrived early and there was no queue. You walk up the mountain which took about 20 minutes. We got to the top and spotted a monkey then within 5 minutes loads more joined him. I was apprehensive about feeding the monkeys from within the...More
We went initially for the bamboo forest and as we crossed the river we came across with the monkey park and decided to give it a try as we were told that monkeys were free (we aren’t fun of enclosed animal parks) , even though...More
You work hard to get there, but the view and the monkeys are worth it. We have about a 3 minute footage of three young monkeys full on wrestling. A couple of them got in fights which was loud and exciting. The babies are totally...More