Trip Name: Antu Danda Trek
Best Month: March - May, Sept - Dec
Trek type: Easy Hiking
Grade: Easy Classic
Duration: 04 days
Attractions: Antu Danda View Point, Sunrise View, Lepcha Museum, Ilam Bazaar, Mai Pokhari
Accommodation: Cottage or Hotel in Antu Danda Ilam
Transportation: Sumo Jeep or Flight + Car or Public Bus
Shree Antu Danda Trek is best for sunrise view and Spectacular Mountain views in Ilam district in Eastern Nepal. Shree Antu Danda is located at the 3 hours car drive from Ilam Bazzar. Antu Danda is a beautiful hillock at an altitude of (1,977m), above the sea level and offers the most spectacular Mountain View.
Ilam Antu Danda trek is a short trekking whose trail passes through the emerald tea bushes and spectacular beauties. Antu Danda is also a famous for one of the amazing Sunset view from backdrop of the Eastern Himalayan massif.
Antu Danda view point offers spectacular views (particularly at sunrise or sunset) over the eastern Himalayas in the north, the plain Terai landscape in the south and the tea growing areas of Darjeeling in the east. On clear days Mt. Everest can also be seen.
Ilam is home to a variety of ethnicity like Limbu, Rai, Lepcha, Magar, Tamang and others. While visiting the Antu Danda it is possible to stay with a Lepcha community (home-stay) and learn more about their unique culture and traditions.
Antu Danda offers well facilities hotels and cottages for your stay. Well facilities hotels in Antu Danda are developed because of the flow of tourist. Thousands of visitors from all over Nepal and India visits Ilam and hike up to Shree Antu hill.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Ilam Bazaar.
Take a domestic flight to Bhadrapur, or we can drive directly to Ilam from Kathmandu. It would be our pleasure to observe stunning green teagardens on the way. We would take tea break and snacks at Fikkal. In the evening, we would go around Ilam Bazaar. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 02: Ilam Bazaar - Maipokhari - Ilam Bazaar.
We take our early drive to Maipokhari from Ilam Bazaar. It is a distance of one and half hour normal drive. We observe Maipokhari area for 2-3 hours. We would taste fresh homemade tea at Maipokhari. Besides, we will also visit tea factory on the way to Ilam Bazaar. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 03: Ilam Bazaar - Shree Antu Danda.
We go early in the morning to view stunning sunrise from Antu Dada. We will also pay our visit to Lepcha museum at Antu Dada. Besides, we would interact with the local people to have in depth knowledge of the local culture and tradition.
Day 04: Shree Antu Danda - Bhadrapur or Shree Antu - Kathmandu.
After having breakfast at Shree Antu, we drive down to Bhadrapur if we are flying to Kathmandu. If we are driving to Kathmandu, we take early bus from Shree Antu to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will go to hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
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