Safari vacations and travel services brings you the 3 well known places to film the chimpanzees in Uganda the pearl of Africa. And if you are interested in chimpanzee film making in their natural homes, worry no more as Uganda has the perfect chimpanzee filming locations on the African continent. Safari vacations and travel services is here in charge of your pre-production and the production logical requirements from our filming permits, accommodation, transport, production fixers, kit clearing with the customs office and more others depending on the shoot you want to make.
Budongo forest is a perfect place to film the chimpanzees in Uganda. Situated in the northern Uganda and is part of the mighty Murchison falls conservation area and according to the available statistics, the area has the biggest number of chimpanzees in the entire east Africa. Budongo forest filming activities are authorized and controlled by the national forest authority and any traveler intending to film the Budongo habituated chimpanzees has to first seek permission through the national forestry authority.
All film crews intending to shoot a documentary in Budongo forest will be required to pay a fee of USD400 per person per day to the national forest authority to be allowed to shoot a documentary in Budongo forest. Get in touch with safari vacations and travel services for details on the possible ways to work this out.
The national authority again requires you to write an official letter requesting for the permission to film the chimpanzees in Budongo eco-forest and this letter will be indicating who you are, when and why you are filming the chimpanzees. It should still bare the passport details and the designation of all the film crew members.
The moment all these are in our hands, we will be able assist you in forwarding them to the national forest authority head offices. As the process of getting the Budongo permits can also take about 2-3 days just as long as the paperwork is forwarded to us.
For travelers intending to film the habituated chimpanzees in kaniyo pabidi will have to for the same chimpanzee tracking permits on top of the USD400 per person fee. Safari vacations and travel services we assist you in checking the availability of the chimpanzee tracking permits and we proceed to book them on your behalf. Kindly send us the dates you intend to film the chimpanzees in Kaniyo padibi and well will help you accordingly.
Kalinzu eco-tourism site
Kalinzu eco-tourism site is another tremendous place to film the chimpanzees in Uganda and its located in southern part of Uganda. Kalinzu eco-tourism site is well equipped with various habituated chimpanzee communities that can be filmed, photographed and it really favorable for shooting a documentary. Kalinzu eco-system site is under the national forest authority, and just like Budongo eco-system forest’s procedure of securing the filming permits is the same.
The filming crew is required to pay for the chimpanzee tracking permits in addition to the USD400 filming fee. And for a detailed about filming the chimpanzees in Kalinzu eco-forest, get in touch with us, we connect you to our professional film fixers.
Kibale forest national park is among the three best popular spots to film the chimpanzees in Uganda, situated in the western part of Uganda.
Kibale forest national park mothers different habituated chimpanzee communities that can be fully used a documentary shooting and filming uses.
Kibale forest national park has over 12 primate species that can pass your way while on your filming exercise.
For any production house to film chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park will have to get the authority from the Uganda wildlife authority (UWA). Get in touch with Safari Vacations and Travel Services for summarized information. All the filming crews will be required to write an official letter to the executive director at the Uganda wildlife authority informing him about who you are, why and when you want to film the Kibale forest chimpanzees, and the details of all the crew members with the passport details. And for us once we get this letter we will help you deliver it physically for you to the Uganda wildlife authority head offices and then your filming contract will be worked on with 2-3 working days.
Every film crew is asked to pay USD200 which is 40% of the activity fee for a chimpanzee permit per person per day of the activity. You will also be required to pay the 5% of the total as a monitoring fee to the Uganda wildlife authority. Safari Vacations and Travel Services will ably handle all this on your behalf until your filming permit and other related permissions are ready for you.
Get in touch with safari vacations and travel services for detailed information, guidance to plan the best filming experience and we can be so helpful in delivering the letter, and securing you tracking permits and other requirements like accommodations, get you a filming crew and transport.