The Kanyam Tea Estate is situated at an altitude of 6,000 ft. above sea level that is the highest in Ilam district and was first planted under the technical collaboration of the British government. Kanyam's first foundation was planted by His Majesty - the late King Birendra with a vision to encourage the tea sector in Nepal which is located very near to Mt. Kanchenjunga.
The Kanyam tea garden consists of approx 240 hectares of which tea is planted on 200 hectares & produces around 125 tonnes of the most exquisite Orthodox tea.
The Kanyam tea factory is located at an altitude of 5500 ft. above sea level.
The Darjeeling hill plantations is very close to the Kanyam Tea Estate & is similarly conducive to the kind of environment required to grow tea with a subtle brew & flavor loved by all.
Founded by His Majesty Late King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev with a vision to encourage the tea sector in Nepal, this tea estate, lies on the foothills of the Mt. Kanchenjunga at an altitude of 6,000 feet.