Mountain gorilla filming safari is a lifetime adventure for the film producers and filmmakers, Kisoro tours Uganda offer an opportunity for those who wish to film, make documentaries or photographers about mountain gorillas in Uganda. Gorilla filming safaris in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, both parks are located in southwestern Uganda in the districts of Kisoro, Kabala, Kanugu, and Rubanda.
A normal gorilla tracking allows tourists and other visitors to enjoy only one hour with mountain gorillas while on gorilla filming safari offers the most extraordinary gorilla filming experiences in Uganda, gorilla filming safari gives you a chance to film gorillas during your trekking, and television production crews, professional photographer, individual film crews and other film production companies who would wish to film Uganda gorillas in Bwindi forest or in Mgahinga national park, this gives you enough time with gorillas which is the reason why you need to go for the gorilla film shooting and get the perfect lifetime gorilla filming experience in Uganda’s Impenetrable forests.
2018 mountain gorilla Census Results show that there are only 1004 mountain gorillas left in the wild and in the whole world and more than half the gorilla population are found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, this makes Uganda the best mountain gorilla destination in the whole world. Gorilla filming safari in Uganda is one way to promote and create more awareness about gorilla conservation in the world.
Kisoro tours Uganda will organize all your gorilla filming safaris and gorilla tracking in Uganda, it is advised to book 6 months to a year in advance in order to secure your gorilla filming permits or tracking permit, the only thing you have to do is to send us your preferred dates you wish to go for filming or gorilla tracking and once we have received all the then we can do all the bookings on your behalf.
Individual film crews or filming companies who wish to go Uganda gorilla filming safaris and gorilla trekking Uganda, you are all required to have gorilla filming permits for all crew members who will participate in gorilla filming or gorilla tracking, take note that mountain gorillas can only be found in three countries in the world which include Uganda, Rwanda, and DR-Congo so those interested gorilla safaris you only have few options.
Kisoro tours Uganda recommends gorilla filming in two countries Uganda and Rwanda, currently, we don’t recommend gorilla filming in DR-Congo because of insecurity, in Uganda gorilla filming permits are issued by Uganda Wildlife Authority while in Rwanda gorilla filming permutes are issued by Rwanda Development Board, in Uganda, both gorilla filming and tracking can be done in 2 parks Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and in Mgahinga Gorilla National while in Rwanda gorilla filming and tracking can be done in Volcanoes National Park. Kisoro tours Uganda will arrange all your gorilla filming permits just contact us for more details.
For all commercial film, crew/makers will require to have gorilla filming permits which must be booked and paid in advance to avoid disappointment, media cards is also a must, and Kisoro tours Uganda will help you secure Uganda media cards, clearing off your gorilla filming equipment to enter through Uganda customs at Entebbe airport, Kisoro tours Uganda will as well do all your accommodation bookings and all transport for your filming equipment, we are proud to organize your gorilla filming safari or gorilla tracking safari on your behalf call us +256 785 790 925 (on whats-app) or email us for free information.
Uganda commercial gorilla filming permits cost $4200 per hour while normal gorilla tracking permits cost $600 per person in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, you can as well contact us for photography safaris in Uganda national parks, at the end of your gorilla filming tour you will get a refund of $100 if you give a copy of CD to Uganda Wildlife Authority, the copy of gorilla film you leave behind is used to market Uganda gorillas and also creating more awareness about mountain gorillas in the world.
Rwanda gorilla filming permit price is $5000 per person and $2000 per person for security but this $2000 will be refunded at end of your safari in order to get this refund, you have to leave some of the copies of your gorilla film with Rwanda Development Board.
On top of gorillas, and filming remember that you still have to pay for the clearing of gorilla filming equipment and for the media cards for all crew members or individuals, professional photographers, and all journalists coming from outside Uganda. All filming equipment has to be cleared on the arrival at Entebbe airport by a clearing agent which Kisoro tours Uganda will do for you.
Gorilla filming in Uganda can take between two to eight hours or more depending on the gorilla movement and walking speed of the filming crew members, on gorilla tracking or filming you will be walking on the nature of the terrain in the Bwindi impenetrable forest, we recommend that you hire a porter to help relieve you with heavy luggage when you use a porter you will be supporting directly the communities living around Bwindi forest because most of the porters were once poachers but now they are very useful and understands the value of conserving mountain gorillas.
Kisoro tours Uganda also offers a gorilla habituation experience in Uganda’s Bwindi forest, cost of a gorilla habituation permit is $1500 per person and this allows you to spend up four hours with a mountain gorilla, on this activity you go with a trekker, rangers, and professional researchers who are habituating a gorilla group undergoing habituation process before it is open for tourism, going for gorilla habituation experience safari gives a chance to know how a gorilla group is trained to get used to humans before visitors can start visiting them.
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