Kanyam Ilam is one of the popular tourist places in eastern Nepal. Kanyam Ilam is renowned for tea garden among Nepalese. People from different parts of Nepal travel to this place every year. Kanyam lies in Suryodaya Municipality of Illam district of Nepal.
Kanyam Ilam is the pocket zone of Himalayan tea which is exported overseas. People from India used to come here in the summertime to beat the heat. Kanyam is approx 70 KM far from the Indian Border. This picturesque place is the perfect point for the visitors to take a picture and share with friends.
Kanyam Ilam is also the perfect place for a picnic among domestic tourist. You also can enjoy the spectacular view of tea garden from the view tower. Ilam is popular for student tour for Nepalese student colleges during the festival time: especially October and November. Foggy weather makes your travel amazing for those who are traveling from the hot climate. Kanyam Ilam is visited by almost everyone who is visiting Darjeeling. Do not forget to take a camera during your visit to Kanyam to capture your memory of travel.
Horse ride is another activity you can do in Kanyam Ilam in your visit which takes you Rs 100 for a short ride and taking pictures. Taking pictures of a different cultural dress is also available here. From the hill, you can see the majestic view of the tea garden and the surroundings. Illam is also famous for Churpi and Aakabare Khursani which you can purchase during your tour but be careful about the price. An attraction like tea processing plants can be seen here if you have spare time and interested in it.
Kanyam Ilam is nearby India so you can see numbers of Indian tourist here enjoying the quality time in cold weather with their near and dear ones. The best time to visit Ilam is September, October, and November. Sunrise and Sunset from Kanyam are spectacular. This is one of the places in eastern Nepal you should not miss to visit with your family and friends once. Ilam is also the gateway for the people who are visiting Pathibhara temple.