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Filming on Mount Kilimanjaro – Permits, Prices & More

The Kilimanjaro receives about 50,000 people every year. Being the tallest mountain in Africa, the numbers will be expected as it entices all the professional and amateur hikers. The mountain has beautiful views with animals and stunning vegetation.

Many people would probably want to document their journey or probably record anything commercial or for a large audience consumption. One would want to know what you need to film on the Kilimanjaro.

You will definitely need a permit to film at the Kilimanjaro. The permit to film on the Kilimanjaro stands at about $250 per person per day. I f you have filming crew, everyone will be charged.

You will need to apply prior for a permit to filming trip to the Kilimanjaro Mountain.

How to apply for a Kilimanjaro filming permit

Acquiring a filming permit to the Kilimanjaro Mountain is a tedious process and you will need to plan ahead of time to make sure everything is well set. It’s advisable that you used professional people like tour operators to apply for this permit.

The filming permit requires a lot of bureaucratic procedure and you will need someone well versed with the procedure to help you with the process.  The procedure will involve some of the following procedure:

For one to film in Tanzania, you will need to have a permit to film issued by the Tanzania film censorship board. The permit from this authority will cost about $1,000.

The price will be determined by the Tanzanian government from time to time. It can change anytime.

After you have acquired this permit for the Tanzania film censorship board, there are other permits you will need to acquire before you actually are allowed to film on the Kilimanjaro Mountain.

You will now need to secure the location permits. This is where you will need a person well versed with the process to help you. You will be required to pay conservation fess to film in any national parks including the Kilimanjaro mountain National park.

Each Film crew member will be required to pay $250 per day to film on the Kilimanjaro.

The ground filming fess will be lower depending on where you are filming.

You will need to have a god budget for your filming on the Kilimanjaro and you notice the fees for securing the permits is just a huge bill and may even require more money depending on your filming requirements.

You are advised to apply early as last minute applications will cost you even more as you seek quick approval.

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