Mountain Gorilla Filming in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo

Filming mountain gorillas is possible as long as you have the required paper work. You can film mountain gorillas in Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. We process gorilla filming permissions for three gorilla National Parks including Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National Park (Uganda) , Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo. We can assist you in processing filming permits and contract from Uganda Wildlife Authority a body in charge of all National Park in Uganda and OTRPN or Rwanda Development Board for Rwanda gorilla filming plus Virunga National Park in Congo.

There logistical requirements involved if you want to film mountain gorillas in Uganda. You will be required to pay USD4200.00 to film gorillas for one hour per day. On top of this, you are required to pay for gorilla permits per person for a specific date. This means that if you have a crew composed of about five people, you will be required to pay for five gorilla permits on top of the USD4200.00. Please note that gorilla filming is for one hour if you book a gorilla permit of USD600.00. If you want to film gorillas for more hours in Uganda, you may opt to book gorilla habituation experience permits at USD1500.00 for you to film up to four hours. Contact Film Fixers Uganda for details on this. Filming mountain gorillas in Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo need a slightly different paper work. Feel free to contact us if you want to film mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park or Virunga National Park

This money is paid to Uganda Wildlife Authority who will in turn process a memorandum of understanding between UWA and the filming company in order to authorize mountain gorilla filming. Once all the costs have been compiled, they will add a 5% to cater for environmental impacts on the forest.

We have been processing gorilla filming permits and contracts for Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda on behalf of our clients and all we require from you is to tell us how many days, the exact dates of filming, and the number of people on the crew and we will go ahead and process a contract to allow you film gorillas. This contract can take from five to two weeks so there is need to plan in advance to give this process ample time.

Mountain gorillas are located in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. In Uganda gorillas are in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park while in Rwanda, they are found in Volcanoes National Park. Mountain gorilla are also located in Virunga National Park of Congo

We handle all logistical and locational support ranging from scouting, processing filming permits, press accreditation, transport and accommodation.

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