Basantapur, a hill station in Nepal, offers mesmeric environs for tourists characterised with lofty mountains, splendid lakes and verdant forests. It is one of the most popular destinations in the nation and is visited by hordes of tourists throughout the year. Jasmine flowers, pastures, rolling hills carpeted with rhododendron and breath-taking views of sunrise and sunset spellbind the visitors. What adds further to the fervour of opting for Nepal holiday tour packages, is the warm hospitality by the friendly people of this country. Basantapur is a small hill station but it has a diverse cultural spectrum with mixed hues of Limbu, Gurung, Tamang, Chhetri, Newar, Marwadi and Theru societies. There are a number of exquisite places of interest at this hilly resort.
Tinjure is a ridge, which lies at an elevation of more than 3000 metres, and offers magnificent sunrise and sunset views. This place is famous for its wide variety of colourful rhododendrons. It is located in the Tinjure Danda locality of the hill station and is within a half-an-hour walk of the main bazaar. This route is popularly known as the Tinjure Milke Jaljale Trail or the Rhododendron Trail and it leads through Sankhuwasabha, Tehrathum and Taplejung districts. The trail features a serene lake known as Gupha Pokhari, which offers magical views of the Kanchenjunga massif in the east as well as the Makalu and Khumbu Himal in the west. It provides an enchanting experience, having scenic surroundings of snow-capped peaks, deep valleys and colourful mountainous flowers. A shorter ridge, known as Milke Danda follows, which lies at an elevation of more than 2900 metres. It is a forest of rhododendron and features splendid lakes. The picturesque environs of this beatific place inspire people to opt for a tour package to this nest of nature.