Kanyam (कन्याम) is one of the most famous tourist destination of eastern Nepal because of it’s chilling climate, lush-green tea gardens and greenery. Kanyam and Fikkal have large tea estates for which Ilam has been famous for the last 140 years. Fikkal is the main business hub here. It is a town in Ilam District of Nepal comes under Suryodaya Municipality in Ilam District in the Province No. 1 of eastern Nepal. It is on the Mechi highway on the way to Ilam.
This place is popular for its cool breezy weather, sightseeing, mesmerizing natural beauty, heavenly tea gardens, horse riding, pine trees and picnic spots. Horse riding is adventurous things to do in this place. Because of it’s natural beauty it is popular as “queen of the eastern Nepal” and every year thousands of tourists visit here. It is also popular among People for honeymoon. Kanyam is covered in an external shroud of cold breeze. In this place hills are covered with a tea garden which looks extremely beautiful as if it is heaven. It is also famous for its view of sunrise. You can also get a beautiful view of Mt.Kanchanjunga, Pashupatinagar, Jhapa, Darjeeling, Mirik(India) and Siliguri from Kanyam.
Although the eastern paradise looks mesmerising in every season, but monsoon is monsoon. People often do not consider monsoon as the best season to travel but every season is different and every season is beautiful.
Kanyam tea estate greenery is spread approx. 240 hectares of which tea is planted on 200 hectares and is situated at a height around 6,000 feet above sea level. Kanyam’s first foundation was planted by the Late King Birendra and first planted under the technical collaboration of the British government.
It is the perfect place for the visitors to take beautiful pictures for their Facebook profiles pics. It is also popular among Indian tourists as they come here in the summertime to beat the heat in India and it is approximately 70 km far from the Indian Border. It is near Darjeeling ,India.
It’s tea is exported in Europe, India etc. Beside tea production it is also produces cardamom, milk, churpi, ginger, potato, broom etc. It also serves as a gateway for visitors to the Pathibhara temple, Taplejung, Nepal.