Best Place to Watch Sunrise and Sunset Naturally

Best Place to Watch Sunrise and Sunset Naturally

About Nepal

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. It is located in the Himalayas and bordered to the North by the People’s Republic of China, and to the South East and West by the Republic of India. It covers an area of 1, 47,181 sq km, which is 0.3% of the total land area of Asia.

The nearest sea port from Nepal is Kolkata (India), which is about 560 km from Kakarbhitta. It is about 65 times smaller than China, 23 times smaller than India and slightly more than 3 times greater than Bhutan. It is 5 hours and 45 min ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Best Place for sunset and sunrise view in Nepal

Weather is the current atmospheric conditions, including temperature, rainfall, wind and humidity, while climate is the general weather condition.

If you think about it, this makes sense. Do you check the climate report for the day’s temperatures and rain forecast? Probably not – you check the weather report. You also don’t hear scientists and politicians talking about global weather change – they’re discussing global climate change.

Sunrise and sunset time may change today than the yesterday time. Please check the actual time of sunrise.

If you think about it, this makes sense. Then yes.

Antu Danda is the first place in Nepal where first light of sun is appeared. Sightseeing Sunrise and sunset from Antu Danda is better kinds of beautifully and naturally than tiger hill of Darjeeling. That is why Antu Danda of Nepal is getting famous in world. There is more probability of Antu Danda to be good and famous tourist place in Nepal.


Antuo Danda lies in Ilam District, eastern part of Nepal. Ilam is one of the best and untouched tourists attracting place. Generally Ilam is famous for tea production.

Ilam is a small but famous hill city with pristine landscapes of sloped tea gardens, a brisk walk in the tea garden, tranquil picnic, sightseeing stops, mountain streams, dense natural forests, holy sites and a unique culture.

But from few years, Ilam is also getting fame for viewing Sunrise and Sunset from Antu Danda. It is located in the south part of Mahabharat Himalayan Range. It is located in the 7,637 fit from the sea level surface.


The main feature of Antu Danda is viewer of sunrise can feel two suns are rising in different size. Sunrise from Antu Danda is different from Tiger Hill of Darjeeling. Another main feature of this Antu Danda is people can view mount Everest and Kanchanjanga.

There in the Antu Danda, people can view sunrise until 5 minutes only. But in the Antu Danda, people can view rising sun in different colour and size, playing like a game ‘hide and seek’ between hundreds of trees of ‘dhupi’ and ‘salla’ until 20 minutes.

Antu Danda was named “Dipendra Peak” in the dated 2043 but it is famous in the name of Antu Danda, not in the name of ‘Dipendra Peak’.

If the government develops this place seriously, Antu Danda can be famous and beautiful tourist spot in the world and known as the place of viewing Sunrise and Sunset with different kinds of feeling. It also helps their local people economically for raising income and revenue.

Jitendra Sahayogee

I am Jitendra Sahayogee, a writer of 12 Nepali literature books, film director of Maithili film & Nepali short movies, photographer, founder of the media house, designer of some websites and writer & editor of some blogs, has expert knowledge & experiences of Nepalese society, culture, tourist places, travels, business, literature, movies, festivals, celebrations.

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