Chimpanzee Filming in Uganda Parks
Filming chimpanzee in Uganda is the next popular thing after mountain gorillas. At Encounter Africa Safaris, we do offer guidance, logistical support and advise on how to go about it. Chimpanzees (Habituated) are found in Kibale National Park in western Uganda, Budongo Forest in Northern Uganda, Karinzu Eco tourism site, Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park plus Ngamba Island which is located 23km inside Lake Victoria and can be reached by boat excursion. Ngamba island Chimpanzee sanctuary is home to orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued fro animal traffickers and cannot return back to their natural habitats. Chimpanzee research projects are in Kibale National Park at Kanyawara Station under Makerere University and the other is in Budongo forest.
Filming Chimpanzees in Kibale National Park requires USD1000 per day for a film crew of not more than five people plus chimpanzee permit per person of USD150 per day. This excludes monitoring fees and USD1000 refundable fees which will be returned to you after presenting a copy of DVD to Uganda Wildlife Authority.
For chimpanzee filming at Budongo forest you will need a filming permit from Uganda National Forestry Authority allowing you to film chimpanzees in Budongo.We do organize filming permits and contracts for Budongo, Kibale and Kyambura Gorge plus any other place in Uganda and we do contact research centers if you need any help.