Ilam is very prominent for its tea valley in Nepal or may be in the world and it lies in the foot of Mountain Kanchanjunga. The quality of the tea produced from here is very hale and hearty and this is the reason for the long list of customers and dealers. The plantation of tea was started almost 138 years ago. It is the main source of income for the population of ilam. Near about six hundred-tea growers works on the daily basis.
People of different region live in this area so it is covered with different shades of culture. The aroma of tea surrounds the place and foliage is the gifted for the complete year. Green leaves of tea that provides magnificent view capture the hills. White fog helps in enhancing the beauty of the tea garden. Ilam tea garden is situated closer to Ilam Bazaar.
_Antu Danda is a much known place as it gives the amazing sight of Mountain Everest and kachanjunga. It is the excellent point for seeing sunrise and sunset and this place is located at the height of 1677m in Ilam area. One who is interested in trekking can enjoy this facility as it takes around three hours.
Illam is connected with the East-West Highway of Nepal. Pashupatinagar is the potent point for the visitors from Darjeelling, Sikkim and Mrik as it is the border of Ilam. Many public transportation services are provided from Pashupatinagar to Ilam and Kathmandu to Biratnagar. All kind of accommodation amenities are presented in the city.
Tea of Ilam valley is very beneficial for a person as it keeps away-varied kinds of diseases and reduces the chances of heart attack. The quality of the tea is very pure and gives real taste. Therefore, the place is famous for the beauty along with tea.