Filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park

Filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park

The Semenawi Bahri National Park is considered as the most beautiful national park and country side in Eritrea, it is located along a chain of mountains as well as in the valleys.

Filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park will give you an opportunity to film various Wild life species including leopard, bushbuck, klipspringer, greater kudum duiker and warthog and a number of bird species have been ascertained recently. Some of the birds include turtle dove, Arabian bustard, lesser kestrel, Turaco, montane nightjar, Somali starling, babbler, cisticola, Abyssinian woodpecker and seed eater among others

How to get to Semenawi Bahri National Park

To get to Semenawi Bahri National Park you will need to take the Asmara – Keren Road. The road forks right at the village of Serejaka 21 km connecting through the village of Woki 29km to the Semenawi Bahri area from here you will proceed to the park

Requirements and fees to film in Semenawi Bahri National Park, Eritrea

You will need to get permission to be allowed to film in Semenawi Bahri National Park in Eritrea. Securing a filming permit in Eritrea can be an expensive and time consuming process so make sure to allow plenty of time for us to help you secure the permit for you. Filming in locations is possible in Eritrea given time, money and the right approach. Contact us here for more information on filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park.

Unauthorized filming, photography or any other recording of government buildings, military installations and key infrastructure such as airports and border controls is illegal while filming in Eritrea. Penalties may include arrest, fines and confiscation of your equipment. Please contact us here for more information on filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park.

On top of the above you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees and transport for a successful shoot in Semenawi Bahri National Park as below;

Eritrea Visa and work permit Advice

You will need to purchase the tourist visa or business visa to allow you entry in Eritrea. You must obtain a visa from one of the Eritrean diplomatic missions close to you in your country of origin unless you come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries eligible for visa on arrival. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Eritrean diplomatic mission or us here for the latest travel information to Eritrea.

Eritrea Vehicle Hire Services

Eco film fixers will help you organize transport for film crews to film in Semenawi Bahri National Park depending on their interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to film. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your filming schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.

Local Film Fixers in Eritrea to help you film in Semenawi Bahri National Park

All our vehicles come with drivers who act as location fixers and most of them have been to almost all parts of Eritrea and are thus conversant with the local situations and are able to provide relevant information and fix any situation on ground. These acts as intermediaries between you and our office while on location in Semenawi Bahri National Park. Contact us here if you are in need of a Film fixer in Eritrea.

Where to stay during filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park

Lodge options to stay in during filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options include Zemenawi modern Hotel and Central Hotel among others. Contact us here for booking and reservation details.

What is the best time to film in Semenawi Bahri National Park?

Filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park is done throughout the year. Generally Eritrea has very good year-round sunny and dry filming conditions.

Why use Eco film fixers to film in Semenawi Bahri National Park

Eco film fixers is a local fixer company based in Ethiopia, we assist filming companies and Production agencies interested in filming both in Ethiopia and Eritrea. We handle all fixer services required with our professional team of local fixers and driver guides based in Eritrea. We have all relevant connections with other service providers and government agencies to make sure that accreditation and filming permits are processed in the shortest time possible for a successful shoot in Eritrea. Contact us for details and all relevant information you would like to know for successful filming in Semenawi Bahri National Park.