Illam Tea Garden Trek is the best alluring trek that can be achieved individually, therefore it is also known as the independent trekking of the Nepal.You might have heard about Darjeeling, the famous destination for amazing vistas and especially for a garden of tea. Himalayan Nepal trek has forwarded this exceptional tour package by keeping in a mind about those people who do not have time and money to visit Darjeeling and lost in its beauty. Now, you can play with green tea garden without traveling extensive hours as it's just 600 kilometers far from Kathmandu valley. It is close to the borderline of Sikkim.
Illam Tea Garden Trek tenders breathtaking panorama of immense tea farming and magnetism that are present in the Eastern part of Nepal. It is best destinations for the students who are looking for research on endangered birds. In terms of development, it is one of the developed and flourished areas of Nepal so during your accommodation you can spend relaxing days. Another important fact is the teas that are produced in Illam are exported to several parts of Europe. Therefore, the local people have made it as their business and way of living. Here, you can visit many temples, as it is also renowned for the religious point of view. As the core highlights, you can set into Mai Pokhari that is acknowledged for its 9 corners. Being one of the Nepal easy trekking you can inward to Darjeeling via Mane Bhanjyang Pass.
Illam Tea Garden Trek has been taken, as the Nepal Mountain Trekking and its routes are attention grabbing, therefore, do not miss the chance to be at Illam Tea Garden during your Nepal trip.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival TIA (1310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then Transfer to hotel on BB plan.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 03: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Illam and arrive in a Fikkal stay at overnight at Lodge.
Day 04: Visit Tea Factory and drive to Pashupatinagar ½ hrs and cheese factory. Drive back to Fikkal stay at overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Antudanda (1,977m) 5-6 hrs stay at overnight at Lodge.
Day 06: Sunrise view in Antudanda and trek to Fikkal 5-6 hrs and stay at the lodge.
Day 07: Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu stay at star label hotel on BB plan.
Day 08: Free day and farewell dinner and stay at star label hotel.
Day 09: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
As you land on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received by the representative staff from Himalayan Nepal Trek with a proper greeting. Then, afterward, you will be transferred to hotel where you will learn the detailed itinerary. We can change the set itinerary as per your feasibility. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
On the second day, you will move to know the Kathmandu valley through the mode of sightseeing after breakfast. As a part of seeing the site, you will visit in Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath which are listed in the World Heritage Sites. Pashupatinath is the symbol of Hinduism where as Bouddhanath represents the Buddhism even though people visit each other with great respect. Then, you will return to the hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Illam and arrive in Fikkal
On the third day of trekking, you will wake up and will transfer to the airport from where you will take a flight to Bhadrapur. After turning up to Bhadrapur you will take a drive to Illam. On the way to Illam you can view an amazing form of nature with some mountains. Then, you will arrive in Fikkal where you will take rest. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 04: Visit Tea Factory and drive to Pashupatinagar ½ hrs and cheese factory. Drive back to Fikkal
You might be very excited to carry out the trek so on this day you will wake up early and start visiting Tea factory. Then you will drive to Pashupatinagar and gain you will visit Cheese Factory and completing the visit you will take another drive towards Fikkal. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Antudanda (1,977m) 5-6 hrs
Today you will trek into Antudanda is an attractive place at an elevation of 1,977 meters which is known as the hillock. From the danda, you can outlook stunning mountain sight. Taking the short walk you will cross the passes all through the bright green tea and amazing beauties. It is also famous for viewing sunrise and sunset of the gigantic Eastern Himalayan. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 06: Sunrise view in Antudanda and trek to Fikkal 5-6 hrs
Trekking in the Antudanda in the previous day now you will wake up early in the morning and head to Antudanda aiming to view Sunrise. Being the hills of the world’s 3rd elevated peak called Kanchenjunga it will illustrate the magical sunrise along with dense natural forests. Then, you will head back to Fikkal. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 07: Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu
Waking up early in the morning and taking breakfast you will take a drive to Bhadrapur where you will take your lunch. From Bhadrapur you will take a drive to Bhadrapur airport and from there you will catch a flight to Kathmandu. From TIA, Kathmandu you will be dropped to the hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 08: Free day and farewell dinner
This is the day known as a free day where there is no fixed schedule and you can go for shopping as there are numbers of good and advance Malls in Kathmandu. If you wish you can sightsee the places which are not included in Kathmandu sightseeing. In the evening you will return the hotel little earlier as today is your last day in Kathmandu and will spend some time through farewell dinner where you are free to take part in the cultural program. Stay overnight in Kathmandu
Day 09: Departure!!!!
Accomplishing 9 days of Nepal trips you will return your home town from TIA. You will be transferred to the airport safely and then depart from us.
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public mini buses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bed room and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection every where but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek with out any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.