Top places to film primates in Uganda – Best places to film Gorillas, Chimpanzees and Golden monkey’s in Uganda
Top places to film primates in Uganda – Uganda the Pearl of Africa has many places where you can film primates in their natural habitats. Any Media or Production house intending to shoot documentaries about primates in Uganda should start with acquiring all required permissions to allow you to film primates in Uganda. Great Adventure Safaris will assist you in processing all filming permissions, Press Accreditation, location scouting, allocating the right local fixers, temporary kit customs clearing, transport, and accommodation plus security while in Uganda.
Popular locations to film primates in Uganda
Uganda is popularly, well known for primates hence the name “Primate Capital of Africa”. Uganda boasts of over 13 primate species located in different National Parks and forest reserves. When it comes to primates in Uganda the Mountain Gorillas are the top, located in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks. We have the Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Eco-Forest in Murchison Falls National Park, Karinzu Eco-tourism site, and Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park. You can also film Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga National Park. Depending on the type of primates you are interested in filming, Great Adventure safaris will assist in making all arrangements to make sure that your pre-production and production are achieved without hassle.
Primate Filming Locations
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for Mountain Gorillas
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has almost half of the wild Mountain Gorillas in the whole world. Great Adventure Safaris is in a position to help in booking Gorilla permits, processing filming permissions, advising on which region you should choose since Bwindi forest has four Gorilla tracking regions of Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo, and Rushaga. We are also in the position to advise you on which Gorilla family to film depending on your interests. We will arrange your transport to and from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest plus accommodation as well.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is another best place to film primates in Uganda where you can film the Mountain Gorillas and it is located in Southwestern Uganda. Unlike Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has one habituated Mountain Gorilla family which can be used for filming. Once in a while Gorilla families from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo migrate to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park due to the abundance of food in this area. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is also home to the only families of Golden Monkeys in Uganda. Great Adventure Safaris is here to help you book all the required permissions as per your shoot if contacted.