India | Sikkim | Jorethang


Jorethang is a major business hub in the South Sikkim District, on the west bengal border, 30 km from Darjeeling. The place is linked by buses to Yuksom (3 hours), Legship (1 hour) and Gezing (2 1/2 hours).

The Makar Sankranti (Maghe) Mela celebrated here in January attracts a large crowd from all over Sikkim. It is celebrated soon after harvest and lasts for three days.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: South Sikkim
Location: Jorethang    


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