Where To Film Chimpanzees In Uganda

We bring you the popular places where chimpanzees can be filmed in Uganda.

Where To Film Chimpanzees In Uganda

Where to film Chimpanzees in Uganda? Popular places to go filming chimpanzees in Uganda: There different places place in Uganda that are perfect for chimpanzee filming. Uganda is the home of primates with different species of primates that are found in various destinations in Uganda. The major primates of Uganda include the endangered mountain gorillas that are found in both Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla parks found in the southwestern part of Uganda.

Other primates include the golden monkey Mgahinga National Park and a variety of chimpanzees, here in this article, we shall take about the best places in Uganda where you can film chimpanzees. In case your there wherever in the world and you’re looking for the best destination for the best chimpanzee filming then you don’t need to wait just come to Uganda for your quality chimpanzee filming.

 Film the chimpanzees feeding mating and jumping from one place to another. We offer a lot of services to the film crew individuals including booking for the filming permits, providing you with film production assistants, loges, transport vehicles, aid you in clearing with customs, and all information you need when filming Chimpanzees in Uganda. We bring you the popular places where chimpanzees can be filmed in Uganda.

Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee filming: Yes, Kibale Forest National Park is found in southwestern Uganda and it is among the best places in Uganda where you can go and film chimpanzees. Kibale Forest National Park has been regarded as the world’s primate capital because it protects a lot of primate species more than any other destination or place in Uganda. Kibale Forest National Park has recorded over 12 species of primates and has got more habituated communities of chimpanzees which can easily be filmed and incorporated into shooting documentaries. It is very hard for some to go to Kibale Forest National Park and fail to see chimpanzees and other primate species such as baboons, blue monkeys, and L-Hoest monkeys among others. Because of different attractions, there are a lot of activities that you can engage in while visiting Kibale Forest National park for the filming of chimpanzees.

Any film production company interested in filming chimpanzees in Kibale Forest national park will need to get permission from the Uganda wildlife authority by signing a memorandum of understanding or contract with it. contact Africa adventure vacations for the briefing of how chimpanzee filming can be done in Kibale Forest National Park and you will be requested to draft an official letter to the Uganda Wildlife Authority letting the authority know of who you are, and clearly why you intend to do chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park and then for us we shall help you deliver this letter to Uganda wildlife Authority office for your filming contracts and MOU with UWA to be worked on and once everything is done we shall proceed with the next step.

It is also important for you to note that you will need to pay 40% of the activity fee which is the United Stated Dollars 200 that is paid for each visitor to see chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National park. Additionally, you will need to pay 15% of the which is monitoring feed to the researcher, it all about Africa Adventure Vacations to work with you to ensure that all the requirements are met in time and you go and film chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park. You need to contact us for filming permits early to do away with paperwork in time.

Budongo forest in Murchison Falls National Park for Chimpanzee filming: Budongo forest as part of the great Murchison falls conservation areas offers the best place where you can film chimpanzees in Uganda. It presents the Eco forest with the highest number of chimpanzees in the whole of East Africa. Centrally to Kibale Forest National Park, the forest activities of the Budongo ecosystem are monitored and controlled by the National Forestry Authority and if you’re interested in chimpanzee filming and shooting in the Budongo eco-forest, then you will have to get permission from the National Forest Authority.

All people interested in filming chimpanzees in Budongo Forest Reserve in Murchison falls conservation area, will have to pay USD400 per day per person and this fee is paid to the National Forestry Authority and. You will as well be required to write a letter to the National Forestry authority detailing your purpose of filming chimpanzees in Budongo forest and who you are and where you originate from. You will be requested even to attach your password and those of the people that you intent to travel with I mean all the film crew members. The moment you give all these details to us at Africa Adventure Vacation, we shall send them to National Forestry Authority as they are processing your permission and this will take about 2 to 3 days of work, and then you will be able to get the necessary permission and documents within this stipulated time.

On the other hand, in case you want to do chimpanzee filming in Kaniyo Pabidi, you will have to be charged USD400 per person on top of the chimpanzee tracking permit in case your filming the habituated chimpanzee communities. Habituated chimpanzees are food for filming because they are used to people and therefore they can be filmed so well.

The moment you contact Africa adventure vacations and you tell your desire to film chimpanzees we shall check for you the availability of the chimpanzee permits in Kaniyo Pabidi and then we book for you. What you need to do send us the dates when you intend to film chimpanzees in Kaniyo Pabidi and then we shall advise you according to and all that you need.

Kalinzu Eco-tourism site for Chimpanzee filming: This tourism site also features the best place for filming the chimpanzees in the wildness and it is found in south-western Uganda. The tourism site protects habituated chimpanzees that can well be filmed, photographed and offers the best shooting documentary ground for chimpanzees. Like the Budongo Eco-forest is also managed and under the watch of the National Forestry Authority and this means that the same procures must be followed.

All people interested in filming chimpanzees in the Kalinzu Eco-tourism site reserve in western Uganda will have to pay USD400 per day per person on top of the chimpanzee tracking fee and this fee is paid to the National Forestry Authority and. You will as well be required to write a letter to the National Forestry authority detailing your purpose of filming chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest and who you are and where you originate from and also will be requested even to attach your password and those of the people that you intent to travel with I mean all the film crew members.

The moment you give all these details to us at Africa Adventure Vacation, we shall send them to National Forestry Authority as they are processing your permission and this will take about 2 to 3 days of work, and then you will be able to get the necessary permission and documents within this stipulated time. For more details, contact African Adventure Vacations for more details of how best you can do chimpanzee filming.

Other than chimpanzees, what can I film in Uganda?

Yes, Uganda is blessed with a variety of tourism attractions and wonderful places of interest. Other than chimpanzees, there are other wildlife and primates that you can still go ahead and film, and these include;

Engendered mountain gorilla filming in Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Shoebill filming in Uganda

Lions and Leopard filming in Uganda

African caped buffalo and elephant filming in Uganda

Hippos and crocodiles filming in Uganda among others.

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