Kathmandu Ilam Tea Garden Tour
Destination Nepal
Activity Tours in Nepal
Region Eastern Nepal
Max Altitude 2438
Final Destination Illam
Starts From Kathmandu
Ends At Kathmandu
Accomodation Hotel, Lodge based
No. of Days 7
Preferred Season Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | July | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec |
Activities Per Day Sight Seeing

Kathmandu Ilam Tea Garden Tour

Kathmandu Ilam Tea Garden tour is the major tea production destination in Nepal. Tea tourism is a new concept in Nepal. Red Carpet Tours & Travels have been promoting tour to Ilam which is the major tea producing destination in eastern Nepal to attract more visitors. Here traveling around the tea estates, interacting with the workers and spending nights in the farmers' cottages could be exciting experiences to the visitors.

A substantial number of visitors from US, Japan, China, Switzerland, France, Germany have been frequently visiting around Kanyam Tea Estate. Besides, visiting tea gardens, one can also enjoy breathtaking sunrise and sunset views of Mt. Kanchanjunga and other mountain ranges from Antu Danda located at an elevation of 1677m. And those wishing to trek along the lush green hills at the backdrop of beautiful sights would be another advantage of the tour in Ilam.

We will also visit another interesting place called Mai Pokhari at an elevation of 2438m widely popular for Pilgrimage destination and boating. Ilam is easily accessed by road and other important entry points connecting Darjeeling & Sikkim  Mirik.


  • Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m) & transfer to hotel
  • Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 3 Fly to Bhadrapur
  • Day 4 Drive to Pashupatinagar via Kanyam tea garden
  • Day 5 Drive to Ilam Bazaar
  • Day 6 Drive to Mai Pokhari
  • Day 7 Drive back to Bhadrapur
  • Day 1(Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m) & transfer to hotel)
    Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu, you will be greeted by Red Carpet Tours and Travels representative(s) and you will then be transferred to a pre-specified hotel. After conducting the hotel check-in procedure, you can either take a rest or hang around in the city depending on your interest and time constraint. In the evening, there will be a pre-trip discussion and introduction with your tour guide. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions related to the tour program. Overnight in the hotel itself.
  • Day 2(Kathmandu Sightseeing)
    After having breakfast in the hotel, you will rendezvous with your tour guide and then embark upon a sightseeing program, which will lead you to various historical and spiritual sites in Kathmandu valley. Some of these landmarks are considered UNESCO World Heritage Sites; The  Durbar Squares(Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan), the sacred Hindu temple of Lord Pashupatinath, the famous Buddhists stupas Swyambhunath & Bouddhanath amongst which  Bouddhanath is considered the biggest Buddhist stupa in the world. You will be returning to the hotel for the night. 
  • Day 3(Fly to Bhadrapur)
    After breakfast, you will proceed to the ariport and fly to Bhadrapur. You will spend rest of the day in Bhadrapur. Overnight at Bhadrapur.
  • Day 4(Drive to Pashupatinagar via Kanyam tea garden)
    Wake up early in the morning and drive to Kanyam (approx. 40km) for sunrise and after strolling through the tea garden, drive to Pashupatinagar to visit the cheese factory. This is the border town to Darjeeling district of India. End-route visit Karfok, Panchakanya, Simpani, and Mai Khola. After lunch at Pashupatinagar visit the local market. You will also visit Pashupatinagar tea gardens and the factory where the renowned Liam Tea is produced. Overnight at hotel in Illam.
  • Day 5(Drive to Ilam Bazaar)
    After breakfast, leave Pashupatinagar and drive to Illam Bazaar. On the way sightseeing for 1 hour on foot and continue drive to Illam Bazaar for overnight stay at hotel.
  • Day 6(Drive to Mai Pokhari)
    After breakfast drive to Mai Pokhari and sightseeing around the lake, forests, rare flora and fauna and walk to Deurali bazaar and again back to Ilam bazaar. Overnight at hotel
  • Day 7(Drive back to Bhadrapur)
    Drive back to Bhadrapur. Check in the hotel, be refreshed and fly back to Kathmandu in late afternoon. NOTE: We will customize the itinerary as per the requirement of the customer(s). For Trip Cost and other information, please contact us.

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel/Guest house accommodation in all places
  • 3 Meals a day
  • Domestic Flight : Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu
  • All land transportation as per the itinerary
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including tour guide and entrance fees
  • An experienced English-speaking guide in the tour
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry Visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Emergency rescue
  • Extra luggage
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend


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