SUBJECT :Yuksam is gearing up to host this year’s Eco-Tourism Festival in a grand manner from November 24 to 25 at SDM office premises, Yuksam in West Sikkim. 

By: Pritam Lama

Yuksam, November 22, 2018: Yuksam is gearing up to host this year’s Eco-Tourism Festival in a grand manner from November 24 to 25 at SDM office premises, Yuksam in West Sikkim. A series of programmes are lined up for the two-day event including cultural, traditional, musical, adventurous and other activities. The festival comprises of ethnic and traditional foods, cultural programmes, fashion shows, organic stalls, yak and horse riding and many more. Evening will witness special cultural programmes to enterain visitors and to create a festival atmosphere. Urban Development minister N.K.Subba is scheduled to inaugurate the festival on Friday. KNP ACF Joseph Lepcha said ecotourism is about preserving natural resources and forest life and at the same time, appreciating and enjoying the ingenious charm of the land. Through such eco-tourism festivals, the state governments want to promote the place and the local cultural and tradition along with awareness and preservation, he added.


Source: Sikkim Express