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Maghe Mela

Maghe Mela Sikkim Tourism

Maghey Sankrati is celebrated all over Sikkim as one of the major festivals of the Hindu community. However, it is not confined to only one religious group. People of different religions come together to take part in this festival. There are fairs in almost all parts of Sikkim. People gather to take a holy dip in the rivers of Teesta and Rangit. One of the biggest celebration of this festival is in Jorethang,South Sikkim, which lies on the banks of river Rangit. The main activities during this mela are sale and exhibition of local handicrafts and handlooms, floriculture and horticulture products, cultural programme and competitions in local dance and music. The festival carries on for almost a week. People from neighboring State as well as tourists from all over the country as well as abroad visits Jorethang during this festival. Some of the adventure activities which are popular in this area are river rafting, paragliding and angling.

Details

Details


Location

Location

Jorethang, South Sikkim


Explore the surroundings

Explore the surroundings

Month

January


Jorethang, South Sikkim