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Filming Tree Climbing lions in Ishasha sector The Ishasha is one of the best locations to film wildlife including the famous Tree Climbing lions. Ishasha forms part of the border with Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park and Virunga National Part National Park. Among the wildlife species to film on Ishasha River in DR Congo include Hippos, Elephants, and Buffaloes and depending on the time of filming you will have an opportunity to film the tree-climbing lions and various bird species.
Filming Tree Climbing lions in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park is one for the places to see tree-climbing lions in East Africa. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Uganda. It is very safe and there are lots of animals to see in the Park, it is very serene as you create magical experiences together. It’s an ultimate experience to see animals in their natural environment in the wilderness in Ishasha of Queen Elizabeth National Park such as the buffaloes, Elephants, Lions (by Luck), Antelopes, Warthogs and many others can all be viewed during the game drives. Our professional guides who are very knowledgeable about the fauna and flora of Queen Elizabeth National Park will help in spotting the animals and giving relative information.
Queen Elizabeth national park is located in the western region of Uganda in Kasese district. It is one of the Uganda’s most popular visited tourist destinations, annually receiving one of the highest numbers of visitors. It is well known for the tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector southern part of the park, Mweya plains the northern part inhabits a variety of wildlife inclusive of the big 4 animals, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Elephants which can be spotted while on a game drive, Queen Elizabeth also inhabits a number of primate species one of popular being chimpanzees in Chambura Gorge activities that can be filmed include chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, boat cruises at Kazinga channel that connects Lake George to Lake Edward, guided game drives including viewing the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector, night game drives, nature walks and bird watching
Necessary requirements to film in Uganda
Filming in Uganda will require you to get a filming permit when filming in locations and these permits are issued by the respective authorities and management. For one to film in the national parks, you will need to get permission from the Uganda wildlife authority. In order to get a Filming Permit, one must write a letter requesting the permit and fill out an application form which is accompanied by a copy of the screenplay, a story synopsis, and a shooting schedule. These are then sent to the respective authorities Contact us at Eco film fixers we will help you process the filming permissions with the Local Authorities for you to successfully film in Uganda.
All members of the crew are supposed to be accredited by the Uganda media council to be able to film In the country. Media accreditation is a must for all applications to make feature films or documentaries. . Each crew member is required to fill Form G with all details, scan and send it back to us with a copy of his/her passport as well as one photograph to be put on his/her media card and work IDs. On top of this, we will need a letter from the filming company detailing who they are, why they are filming, where they will be filming and details of crew members on this shoot. Crew members will also be required to seek for letters of Good conduct from Interpol (it’s a must-have). We will attach this to all details provided and send them to Uganda Media Council for Media card processing and follow it up. This takes about 2-3 working days.
Uganda is not a member of the Carnet Free Systems Unions, so Carnet’s are not valid. The only process to get your equipment in and out of Uganda is through a bonded Agent. A comprehensive list of equipment and value needs to be submitted to URA through a bonded clearing agent for the issuance of a Temporary Import Permit (TIP). A fee equivalent to 10% percentage of the value of the equipment is payable. This fee is non-refundable but will guarantee you safe entry and exist with your equipment. We are able to handle clearing for you as we have a trusted bond agent. On the other hand, you can choose to source gear and equipment from the country to avoid the hustle of clearing.
In case of visas, we advise you to get a tourist or business visa. Both can work well. Most film crews prefer getting their visas before coming to Uganda and this can be done online. On the other hand visas can also be easily obtained on arrival.
Vehicle Hire Services
Eco film fixers will help you organize transport for film crews to film in Uganda. The transportation services all depend on your interest, the nature of the roads and the schedule. For us to have a final estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your filming schedule to have an established mileage and distance to be traveled. We also organize both charter and scheduled air transport for those that are interested in flying to reduce the number of hours.
Accommodation when filming in Queen Elizabeth national park
When filming in the park, you have a range of accommodation options to choose from ranging from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose which lodges to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Contact us here for booking details. Options include Mwea safari lodge, Elephant Hub, Buffalo safari lodge, Ishasha Jungle lodge
Best Time to film in Uganda
Uganda’s climate is of both dry and wet seasons. Filming can be done all year round but the best time is during the months of December to February and June to October which are in the dry season
Why you should use Filming Tree Climbing lions in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park
Eco film fixers is film Fixing Company based in Uganda. We assist filming companies and Production agencies that are interested in filming in East Africa. We are very capable in handling all fixer services required. our team of local fixers and driver guides is very professional. over the years, we have been able to get all relevant connections with other service providers and authority agencies to make sure that accreditation and filming permits are easily processed. Contact us for details and all the relevant information you would like to know for the successful Filming Tree Climbing lions in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.