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Mgahinga National Park is one of the smallest parks located in southwestern part of Uganda in a district called Kisoro. Today, Encounter Africa Safaris looks at filming in Mgahinga National Park taking into consideration, what can be filmed, obtaining filming permits, best time for filming, where to stay while filming at Mgahinga National Park and so much more.

About filming in Mgahinga National Park

Mgahinga National Park is populary known as a park for gorilla trekking. This park lies in the virunga ranges shared between Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Mgahinga boosts of so many filming attractions which at Encounter Africa safaris are proud to highlight.

Gorilla filming in Mgahinga National Park.

As earlier pointed out, Mgahinga National Park is popular for gorilla tracking due to the presence of one habituated mountain gorilla family called Nyakagezi. This gorilla family has over ten members which used to cross over to Rwanda hence halting gorilla trekking activities on the Uganda side but in the last three years, Nyakagezi has been permanently resident in Uganda. Those interested in Filming in Mgahinga should look at filming gorillas of the Nyakagezi family.

Golden Monkey filming in Mgahinga

It’s only in Mgahinga that one can film golden monkeys. This is because of the fact that currently, its Mgahinga National Park that has habituated golden monkeys that can be filmed by any filming company. Other things that can be filming include mountains such as Mountain Mgahinga, Mountain Muhavura as well as sabinyo that have a very reach ecosystem. There is the cultural part of filming the Garama Cave which used to be the home of the King of the Batwa.

Requirements for filming in Mgahinga National Park

Just like any filming project where one has to film in a National Park, one will need a filming permit from Uganda wildlife Authority, Media cards from Uganda Media Council as well as clearing in filming equipment into Uganda. Encounter Africa Safaris is the number one film fixer company and can assist you in arrange all permits, location scouting, accommodation and transport. For more details about filming in Mgahinga National Park, do contact our local fixers who will provide you with all details

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