Hile is a very attractive hilltop village in eastern Nepal and is 13 km north of Dhankuta Bazaar which in turn is 50 km from the large town of Dharan. You will get superb views of the Makalu section of Himalayan peaks if you climb above Hile and from anywhere along the road to Basantapur. Hile is an important starting point for treks in the Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Arun valley regions. Buses go up to Basantapur and Tehrathum.

Getting There: There are several regular buses operating between Dhankuta and Hile. There are regular buses from Dharan to Basantapur and a direct bus from Gongabu Bus Park in Kathmandu to Hile. The town has a number of hotels and lodges.