Festival

Time

  • Maghe Sankranti Mela at Jorethang (South Sikkim):

 The first day of the month of Magh corresponding to Gregorian        Calendar 13-15 January.

  • Guthor Chaam at Rumtek Monastery:

  Two days prior to Tibetan New Year (LOSAR) corresponding to the months of February/March.

  • Bhumchu at Tashiding :

 14th and 15th days of the 1st month of the Lunar Calendar corresponding to the month of February/March

  • Tourism Festival Ravangla (South Sikkim):

 April

  • Tourism Festival - Gyalshing (West Sikkim) :

 April-May

  • Flower Festival at Gangtok

 Round the year, but for Orchid lovers March, April, May are the best seasons

  • Saga Dawa Festival

 May-June

  • Guru Rimpoche Thungkar Tsechu (Birthday):

 July 16

  • Lho-Rum Faat at Tendong

 August

  • Pang-Lhabsol

 15th day of the 7th month of the Lunar Calendar. Corresponding to the  month of August and September.

  • Durga Puja/Dasain

 October

  • Namchi Mahotsav

 October

  • Tyohar (Diwali)

 November

  • Detor Chaam at Enchey Monastery:

 28th and 29th day of the 11th month of the Lunar Calendar  corresponding to the months of December/January.

  • Kagyed Dance at Old Rumtek Monastery, Lingdum Monastery, Phodong Monastery

 28th and 29th day of the eleventh month of the Lunar Calendar corresponding to December/January.

  • Losoong

 1st to 7th days of the 11th month of the Lunar Calendar corresponding to the month of December/January.

  • Food Craft and Culture Festival, Gangtok

 December

  • Music and Tourism Festival, Mangan (North Sikkim)

 December

  • Nyenpa Guzom

 January

  • Sonam Lochar

 February

  • Tamu Lochar

 December

  • Tetongsi Sirijonga Sawan Tongnam

 December