Gorilla filming is one of the best experiences in Uganda due to the fact that Uganda owns the largest number of Mountain Gorillas in the world. Uganda hosts mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Uganda protects over 15 habituated gorilla families namely Mubare Gorilla Family – Buhoma (Bwindi), Habinyanja Gorilla Family – Buhoma (Bwindi), Rushegura Gorilla Family – Buhoma (Bwindi), Bitukura Gorilla Family- Ruhija (Bwindi), Oruzogo Gorilla Family – Ruhija (Bwindi), Nkuringo Gorilla Family – Nkuringo (Bwindi), Nshongi Gorilla Family – Rushaga (Bwindi), Mishaya Gorilla Family – Rushaga (Bwindi), Kahungye Gorilla Family – Rushaga (Bwindi), Bweza Gorilla Family- Rushaga (Bwindi), Busingye Gorilla Family – Rushaga (Bwindi), Kyaguriro Gorilla Family – (Ruhija), Nyakagezi Gorilla Family – (Mgahinga) among others.
Day 1: Entebbe International Airport – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
You will meet our professional safari guide/ driver at Entebbe Airport, he will assist in clearing your filming equipment and after briefing, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Home of Mountain Gorillas in Uganda. Dinner and overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge, Buhoma Lodge or Ruhija safari Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Filming in Bwindi impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, you will move with your filming equipment to the park headquarters. Get briefing and thereafter move into the jungle to meet mountain Gorillas. Ensure that you move with porters to carry your filming equipment. You will meet gorillas and carry out gorilla filming together with other forest attractions. Thereafter, you will return to your respective accommodation for dinner and overnight at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge, Buhoma Lodge or Ruhija safari Lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla national Park (another home of mountain Gorillas in Uganda). Reach in time for Batwa cultural tour. Dinner and overnight at Mount Gahinga Lodge.
Day 4: Filming Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
After breakfast, move to the park headquarters for briefing – this time you will film in mountainous than in Bwindi Forest. You are required to be physically fit to be able to maneuver. You will do a comprehensive Gorilla filming in Mgahinga and thereafter, return to your respective accommodation lunch and wait for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Return to Entebbe Airport – Departure
After breakfast, drive back to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight back home.
End of Gorilla Filming Tour