Trekking through the Illam tea gardens is a singular excursion, and in some ways truly encapsulates the "Nepalese" experience. You'll hike through many different types of farms, stopping at multiple sightseeing spots that are perfect for shutterbugs. This area is also rich in cultural diversity, with many different communities populating the area.
Also known as "The Queen of Hills", Illam 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 escape 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.