When it comes to mind in order to relax and connect to beauty of nature and fascinated by hills, natural landscape etc. especially in Eastern part of Nepal Ilam is the first choice for Nepali travelers as well as huge number of foreigners.
Ilam is known as the “Queen of Hills” Surrounded by green tea garden, the hilly district of Ilam lies in Mechi Zone which is 700 kilometers from Kathmandu. We can find large land of lush-green tea gardens in Ilam and the rolling hills covered with tea leaves are simply feels like heaven. . Everyone enjoys the lush-green tea garden, lovely views of Everest and Kanchenjunga and the healthy and clean environment of Ilam.
Day01: Kathmandu Arrival
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, we will arrange to pick you up from the airport. You will then be transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Today after breakfast, we start sightseeing to historical and spiritual sites of marvelous architect in Kathmandu with an experienced guide. Some of these are listed in World Heritage Sites that include the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swoyambhunath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world.
Day03: Fly to Bhadrapur and drive to Ilam.
We fly to the Bhadrapur Airport in Jhapa in the morning. From there, we drive to Ilam, a beautiful hill town famous for its tea gardens. Due to its temperate climate, low green hills and fertile lands, Ilam is also known as the queen of hills in Nepal. Overnight in Ilam.
Day04: Full day tour- Ilam and Kanyam Tea Gardens
We start the day by spectating the sunrise over the eastern Himalayas. Then, we visit the Kanyam Estates which is covered with greenery hills used for tea production for over hundred years. The Kanyam Estates produces fine export class black tea similar to the Darjeeling variety in India. The area is also a great place to picnic, sightsee and sample fine teas. Today, we also enjoy strolling in the streets of Ilam Bazaar and Maipokhari. Overnight in Ilam.
Day05: Drive to Bhadrapur then fly back to Kathmandu
Today we drive back to Bhadrapur by a roadway that runs from the queen hills to plain terai. Then fly to Kathmandu then check in the hotel, be refreshed and overnight at hotel.
Day06: Kathmandu Departure
After breakfast we transfer you to airport for your onward destination.
Note: Visit to Antu Danda, Mai pokhari, Chhintapu, Gajur Mukhi can also be managed with the introduction of sudden change in Itinerary.