Top 05 Most Famous destinations to film in Nepal.
Nepal is known as a paradise for mountaineers, trekkers, backpackers, and other holiday makers but lately it has become sought after destination for filmmakers across the globe. To get the basic ideas of Travelling, filming or making documentary of the particular places makes travel easy and attractive.
Nepal offers some of the most beautiful landscapes, mystical Himalayas, breathtaking mountains, adrenaline rushing adventures, untapped biodiversity, rich culture, traditions and ancient architectures for filmmakers.
Filming in Nepal tried to get few popular places which are effectively best location for filming.
Kathmandu is a famous ancient city offers numerous location for filming. It’s also called city of Temples and melting pot of two big religion Hinduism and Buddhims. Filming location like Pashupatinath, Boudha Nath, Swyambhu Nath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Thamel are most known and filmed location for filming in Nepal.
Pokhara and Annapurna Region
Consists of different lakes and the view of panorama Annapurna Himalayan Range makes Pokhara as one of the beautiful natural city for filming destination. Pristine Annapurna Himalayan Range from Sarangkot & Panchase, Few Lake, Begnas lake, Peace Pagoda Stupa, David’s Fall, Mahadev Cave, Bat Cave are most visited places of Nepal. Ghandruk Trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek are more popular destination for adventurous and ethnic cultural filming.
Everest Khumbu Region
Includes Mt. Everet 8848m and many 8000ers mountains, Everest Area is one of the top filming destination of Nepal. So many filming has been filmed in this location includes IMAX Everest, Survival Everest, Into Thin Air etc. Everest Area is both popular for High Altitude Adventure Filming and most popular Sherpa Cultural filming.
Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park is a famous filming destination for Wildlife Filming. It is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile.
Lumbini – the birth place of Buddha
For Filming in Nepal Lumbini is another ancient location. Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha and founder of Buddhism, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected one of his commemorative pillars there. The site is now being developed as a Buddhist pilgrimage centre, where the archaeological remains associated with the birth of the Lord Buddha form a central feature.