Ilam is the Far eastern district of the country which is inhabited by people of different culture, Nature living together peacefully. Illam is located on the foothills of Mount Kanchanjunga.We can find large land of lush-green tea gardens in Illam and the rolling hills covered with tea leaves are simply Wonderful. Greenery is all over the hills of Illam all around the year.Illam Tea Garden is situated near Illam Bazaar and Kanyam Tea Garden located between Terai plain and ILam Bazaar are the major of Nepal.There are many places for trekking in Illam and this places give us feeling of Relaxation and enjoyment.The name of the places are as follows:
Day 1: Antu Danda:
It is situated at an altitude of 1677m in Illam District.It is famous for its unique views of Everest and Kanchanjunga.It is the best point for viewing sunrise and sunset.There is a motorable road from Illam to Chhipitar .This Trekking along green hills take 3 hours.
Day 2: Mai pokhari
It is located at an altitude of 2438m .It is famous place of pilgrimage in Illam district.It lies at about 13 kilometers north to Illam Bazaar. This beautiful place have a pond .Altogether there are nine ponds in the area some of which are large enough for boats.This place will be nice to visit during ‘Harisayam Ekadashi’ when a one-night fair is held.Mai Pokhari can be arrived in 3 hours from Illam Bazaar in vehicles.we can observe villages like Chureghanti,Bakhaute,Dharpani and Hasbire Bhanjyangon the way with a view of the snowy peaks towards north
Day 3: Kanyam and Fikkal
These places have large tea land and these tea plantation areas are famous among tourists for picnicking.sightseeing and taking photographs.
Day 4: Chhintapu
It is the second highest peak in Illam district. The area has rich forests of Rhododendron, medicinal plants and various species if the birds. We can find about 11 types of Rhododendron in this area.Yarcha gumba and rare animals like red panda and musk deer is also can be seen in this area. The peak cab can be reached by trekking for 4 hours from Illam Bazaar.
Day 5: Gajur Mukhi
It is on the banks of Deumai Khola which is west of Illam.