offers good views of the sunrise and sunset. You can also see the Terai flatlands and the Mahabharat range from the area. Siddhi Thumka is about a 3-hour trek from Ilam Bazaar.
CHHINTAPU (3,353 m) is the second highest peak in Ilam district. Nearly 11 varieties of rhododendrons, rare herbs, endangered wildlife like the musk deer and red panda are found in this area. Kanchenjunga and most parts of Ilam can be seen from here.