African Mountain Gorilla Filming Uganda Rwanda DR-Congo, The endangered Mountain gorilla filming, and photography can be only found in Africa Rwanda, Uganda and the DR-Congo in the Virunga National Park, Volcanoes National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and Mghinga Gorilla National Park, there is only 880 individual’s mountain gorilla left in the whole world. Gorilla filming and Photography was introduced as another way of promoting Uganda tourism and strengthening conservation in Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo
Why Uganda is the best place to film mountain gorillas?
Uganda owns 60% of the world’s mountain gorillas living in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks in the Western part of Uganda, Uganda having such big numbers of gorillas in the whole world makes Uganda the number one gorilla filming destination, Uganda also has the biggest number of habituated gorilla families currently Uganda has 16 habituated gorilla families in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Why Getting Filming and Photography Permit from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)?
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a government body which is responsible for conserving and protecting all Uganda National Parks and other tourism-related activities, so anyone interested in filming gorillas of Uganda has to first buy your trekking permit or filming permit from Uganda Wildlife Authority so that can be allowed to film in Ugandan National Parks.
Gorilla filming permit is different from gorilla trekking permit when going for gorilla filming and trekking permit is separately purchased all gorilla destination countries namely Uganda, Rwanda and DR-Congo, please flow the guidelines of commercial filming and photography in Uganda
All filmmakers and photography will need media cards in Uganda media cards are issued by Uganda media center, also filming equipment has to be cleared by Uganda clearing forwarding agent at Entebbe airport in Uganda Kisoro Tours will help you to provide for you an Uganda agent.