Filming in Nepal

Nepal is the best location for Filming and documentary, those who are looking for breathtaking natural beauty, incredible landscapes, Culture, heritage, tradition, religions, historical, habitat of endangered people, bio-diversity, Wildlife, outdoor activities, and many mores. Nepal, also Known as Switzerland of Asia, is famous for trekking, mountaineering and other adventure destination. Nepal is not only famous with its snow-capped peaks, crystal-clear lakes, gushing rivers, variety of flora and fauna, myriad temples and stupas but also its equally exotic with its people with diversity in language, religion, culture and tradition.


Filming in Nepal is becoming a center of attraction for filming destination throughout the world. Those amazing landscapes, beautiful flora and fauna and mystical cultural heritage of Nepal have been attracting good number of tourists as well as film crews from around the world. Many film crews come to Nepal every year for making documentaries, TV series, commercials and feature films. All those film makers and the production companies that are looking a location that offers varieties of stories that includes culture, ethnicity, different face and races of people, adventure and landscapes has chosen Nepal as their best filming location. The region behind increasing this filming or documentaries are breathtakingly geography and socio-cultural settings.


Within its short territory any one can fell different climate and experience different culture in practice. It is the home land of more than 100 ethnic groups, who speaks 93 different language or dialects. It is the fertile land cradled by the world highest mountain (Mt. Everest), naturally gorgeous, birth place of Lord Buddha, land of courageous man etc. Country where tradition and modernity blend together and people with diverse language, cultures, caste and religious co-exist.


A Full film Production Service in Nepal.

We are able to fixed projects, from simple location scouting, to complete film production facilities and service, including scouting, casting, location permits, crew and equipment, hotel booking, travel and a lot more. Based on your information and requests, we will budget your project with the goal of accomplishing the best possible shoot within the estimated budget.

Why filming with Global Holidays Adventure?

Global Holidays Adventure is an innovator and leading agency for handling filming in Nepal. Not just as an agent but pioneering new approaches while filming which ensure your filming project will be qualitatively superior. In such a vast bio-diversity country, we assist our crew to get related story and location in a very comfortable way. Our vast knowledge and experience permit us to handle filming crew in professional way for vast research of the story, finding appropriate characters for the film and documentary, assist hiring filming crew and equipment, scouting location. We are a group of professionals who have work many international filming projects for in Nepal. We are promoting this idea to expose Nepal as a filming destination for features film, commercials film and documentaries. We provide all logistical support and everything that is required for a film crew.


Global Holidays Adventure has been collaborating with an increasing number of film crews from all over the world. Our experienced and highly-skilled staff provides technical support and facilitates film crews to unveil Nepal's hidden stories, unheard realities and incredible diversity. Our objective is to ensure that the entire shooting runs smoothly, and to guarantee a first-class final product. We also act as a local coordinator; taking care of shooting permits from government, customs clearance for filming equipment and material, and help you complete your product professionally and within budget.


Incentives and official contacts

Based on our long experience, we have built contact with many Nepalese authorities. Depending on the requirements of your project, we can help you gain government permits. We can get help from the local tourist boards, and help selecting the best locations for your project.


We have been developing the structure you need to select the best location for your production needs. Choice of destination will be based on locations, casting and cost and we are here to help you with our expertise.


Our Services

First class service and management is our main motto.We are able to fix all film projects, from simple location scouting, to complete film production facilities and service, including scouting, casting, location permits, crew and equipment, hotel booking, travel and a lot more. We attempt to find the appropriate solution in each difficulty and fully devoted to provide the quality as well first class service to achieve your goal.


Filiming Permit

To get the filming permits from the Ministry of Information and communication we have to summit following documents.


  • Application form 
  • Details filming Story. 
  • Crew members with passport copy and bio-data. 
  • Equipment list with valuable for custom clearance. 
  • Agreement letters from organization. (Global Holidays Adventure will take responsibilities for your agreement letters) 
  • Itinerary details including starting date.
  • Authorization letter from you (Global Holidays Adventure Pvt. Ltd as a local representative by the producer).

Location Scouting

Our export location manager will guide you to scout the location or behalf sent you the location picture to match your story which are available in Nepal. We have thousands of photographs in our gallery so we can give you the different options with details information. We have diversified range of locations and themes are available for filming including hill stations and valleys like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan, Patan and Bhaktapur, Top of the world Mountain Everest and most popular Annapurna Himalaya, Langtang Himalaya, landscape of Mustang, Stupa, National Parks, Monuments, White water rafting, Bungee jump, Rural areas, Forts and palaces, Cultural events like; Dashain / Tihar or festival of color Nepal, Weddings, etc. If required the recent story we instantly go to the location to collect the story without any service charge to make the shoot happen before the crew decide to come for the shooting.


Customs Clearance

To clearance the customs of the filming equipment from out of Nepal, one need to filming permits along with the authority letter from Film development board. Global Holidays adventure will prepared all documents before you arrival in Kathmandu airport or border of the Nepal. Our team members will be there at Tribhuvan International airport or border to clear filming equipment equipment.


Filming Equipment

Most of the filming or documentary companies bring their necessary equipment themselves like professional cameras and sound recording system. If you want to be free from air cargo, you can hire equipment in Kathmandu also. Our previous experience tell us that Nepal is also becoming a good spot for filming equipment. However we can sent you the list of equipment and accoutrements available in Kathmandu.



Transportation while on tour is provided by private vehicles with AC, using cars, jeeps, Land cruisers, mini buses, and coaches depending upon the group size and location of the film shooting. Driving along the winding mountain roads can be slow. Generally the driving speed limit in Nepal is 50 to 60 km/hour. If the location is in the remote area, we sent our staff and camping equipment before your arrival and we use fight or helicopter charter as the condition.



We will provide standard rooms at three star hotels or similar category hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast on twin sharing basis. Hotels have twin or double beds available and you will need to inform us if you need double or twin-bedded room in advance. While in shooting accommodation is depending upon the location. If your location is city area we will provide as possible as best hotel of the city. If your location is in remote or country side we will organize fully camping where you will provided twin sharing or single basis high quality tent.


Estimated Budget

Your budget for filming in Nepal is depending on your location and details of shooting. Once you provide the location and shooting details we can calculate the cost within 24 hours with guidelines and suggestion. Nepal is one of the cheaper destination for filming, every year numbers of filming companies around the world come to Nepal for their shooting. There are many companies who organize filming in expensive budget but we organize same project in normal budget with quality services. We are giving the best affordable cost in terms of promoting more film production in Nepal.


  • We Global Holidays Adventure will ensure the safety of you and your equipment. 
  • Provision of accurate information to the producer’s Kin in emergency situation.
  • others services
  • Provision of production office space and area for general and administrative work.
  • Provision of 24 hours electricity back up, (If shooting location is in mountain area we will provide generator for back up).
  • Ensuring that all arrangements are established according to filming program.
  • All management of staff and necessary paperwork.

We are coordinating total production service .provider for following.

  • Location Scouting.
  • Films, Movie.
  • Music Videos.
  • Television Series.
  • Commercial Film.
  • Corporate Films.
  • TV Commercials.
  • Live Image Coverage.
  • Documentary Production.
  • News agency Production.
  • Fashion and production Photography.
  • Research Documetaries.
  • Survival Documentaries.
  • Movies in High altitude. 
  • Transportation 
  • Hotel Accommodation.
  • Permits and Necessary authorization paper works.

Our References

Read the facts about filming in Nepal here : Also the recommended places for travelling in Nepal are here: Bucket List while travelling Nepal.