7 days Short Hike & Getaway to Ilam Tea Garden

Trekking to the Illam Tea Garden gives you the marvelous vibe of hiking in Nepal. As known as ‘Queen of Hills’ Illam hill town has an amazing landscape of sloped and lush green tea gardens, mountain views and holy sites. A serene walk into the tea garden of Illam offers many beautiful sightseeing spots, short hike towards the easy slopes through mountain streams and waterfalls. Illam might be an excellent gateway from your city life. Illam is home to many valuable cash crops like cardamom, potato, ginger, red round chilly, broom grass, etc. So, it is commonly called one of the richest districts in Nepal. Not only this, but Illam also boasts its richness in terms of its cultural diversity and variations in landscapes. Lepcha, Brahmin, Gurung, Magar, Rai, Limbu, and Chettri tribes of people inhabit this area especially.

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Arrival / Departure transfers on international flights.
    • Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin share bed- and- breakfast basis.
    • Full board meals- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the tour.
    • Farewell Dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
    • Fly from Kathmandu- Bhadrapur- Kathmandu.
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
    • Osho Adventure T-shirts / other seasonal gifts.
    • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers.
    • Professional Local Trekking guide.
    • All necessary TIMS and Permit.
    • Entry/Admission - Bhadrapur Nagar Palika
    • Entry/Admission - Maipokhari Temple
    What's excluded :
    • International Airfare from Home – Kathmandu – Home.
    • Photocopy charges, web usage and telephone calls.
    • Nepal VISA cost which will be charge at Tribhuvan International Airport.
    • Travel Insurance
    • Extra cost due to natural calamities and hiring additional transportation.
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu(1400 m)

    Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at boutique hotel in Kathmandu

    Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    After a hearty breakfast, at 8.30 am your sightseeing trip will start. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. Today we will visit Hindus and Buddhists sites, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

    This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. There are also three museums inside the palace building.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Stupa, Swayambhu, BHAGANPAU 44600, Nepal
    You can watch over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Swoyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 kms east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    It is 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Asan, Between Durbar Square and Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Asan is a very popular and crowded local market in Kathmandu. It is inhabited by mainly Newar people (indigenous people of Kathmandu).Meanwhile, people from all over the nation and even foreigners are regular customers and visitors there.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at boutique hotel in Kathmandu

    Day 3: Fly to Bhadrapur(91 m), drive to Illam Bazar and hike around Fikkal

    Stop At: Bhadrapur Nagar Palika, Bhadrapur 57200, Nepal
    This day we have our breakfast at Dom Himalaya Hotel, or your point of stay and head towards the Tribhuvan International Airport. We take a flight to Bhadrapur. Then, a scenic drive through green pastures and lush green forests take us to Illam Bazar. Overnight at a hotel in Illam Bazar.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge in Illam Tea Garden

    Day 4: Visit Tea Garden, Maipokharia(2100 m) and Cheese Factory, hike to Antudanda

    Stop At: Maipokhari Temple, Maipokhari 57300, Nepal
    We take an early morning drive to Maipokhari, which is a small holy sacred Maipokhari. We hike around this serene pond and taste the purely organic tea of Illam. Visiting the local Cheese and Tea factory on this day add a highlight.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge in Illam Tea Garden

    Day 5: Sunrise Trek to Antudanda Viewpoint and Hike Back to Illam Bazzar

    Stop At: Maipokhari Temple, Maipokhari 57300, Nepal
    Antudanda viewpoint offers stunning sunrise views. We take tea or coffee with breakfast, interact with local people in the restaurant. Then, we will visit the Lepcha Museum. Lepcha is a certain type of indigenous people in Illam district of Nepal. Visiting this museum will reward you with overwhelming culture and tradition of Lepcha tribes of people. We get back to Illam Bazaar and overnight stay at a hotel.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge in Illam Tea Garden

    Day 6: Drive to Bhadrapur(91 m) and Fly back to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Bhadrapur Nagar Palika, Bhadrapur 57200, Nepal
    Today, we take an early morning ride to Bhadrapur, from where we fly back to Kathmandu.

    And, in the evening we will host farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at boutique hotel in Kathmandu

    Day 7: Final departure

    Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    Today we say our final goodbye. Our representative will come to see you off at the airport. Hoping you had a pleasant and wonderful trekking experience we bid you goodbye.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our airport representative will pick you up from Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Your guide will meet you up an hour before the trip begins either on the same day of arrival or next day morning.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Trekking Top Nepal

Activity ID: V-103070P20

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