The beautiful hill in the district, Antu Danda is one of the best places in Ilam to view the spectacular sight of sunrise, sunset and the Himalayas. The view of sunrise from this hill is spectacular. This 1818 m high hill overlooks the Terai flatlands, terraced hills of cash crops, tea gardens and thick pine forests. One can also enjoy the views of Mirik, Kurseong and Darjeeling on a bright and clear day. Situated at a distance of 3 hr. drive from Ilam Bazaar, Antu also offers home-stay facilities. Ilam is home to a variety of ethnicities, like Limbu, Rai, Lepcha, Magar, Tamang and others. Within Nepal, the Lepcha people are only found in Ilam, especially in Antu Danda.