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Fairs and Festivals in Sikkim

Sikkim is a verdant landlocked state that shares its border with Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and West Bengal. The beautiful thumb-shaped state of Sikkim is topographically diverse and is home to the world's third-highest peak, Kanchenjunga. Apart from its natural beauty, culture and traditions make it one of the most visited states in the northeast. And colorful fairs and festivals in Sikkim show the depth of tradition of this state.

Sikkim fairs and festivals add a unique charm to the splendor of Sikkim. Tourists from different corners of the world visit this state to be a part of the celebration in Sikkim. You can also learn and enjoy the tradition and culture through the festivals of Sikkim. Book your Sikkim tour packages to

weave new memories and give your holiday a unique touch.

The Tibetan name for Sikkim is Denjong which primarily means the valley of rice. The origin of the name Sikkim is an amalgamation of two words Su which means new, and Khyim, which means palace.

Sikkim is famous for its beautiful ferns, a land of extraordinary flora and fauna. It is believed that the vegetation in Sikkim includes 362 types of ferns. As a result, the avifauna, as well as wildlife, is exceptionally diverse.

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List of Fair and Festivals in Sikkim

Start Date: 13/12/2023
End Date: 13/12/2023
Rumtek Monasteries, Sikkim

The calendar reflects numerous fairs and festivals in Sikkim that are celebrated with zeal. Losoong is one of Sikkim's grand festivals,... read more»

Start Date: 10/02/2024
End Date: 10/02/2024

The Tibetan New Year, popularly known as Losar, is a festival in Sikkim celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm. A harvest festival, Lossar is a... read more»

Start Date: 10/09/2023
End Date: 10/09/2023
Pemayangtse Monastery, Sikkim

Pang Lhabsol is a famous festival in Sikkim that endows color and elegance in the already colorful state. The rich and varied tints play a... read more»

Start Date: 07/03/2023
End Date: 07/03/2023
Tashiding Monastery, Sikkim

Bhumchu Festival in Sikkim attracts thousands of devotees from Nepal, Bhutan Darjeeling and neighboring places. It is celebrated at the Tashiding... read more»

Start Date: 01/12/2023
End Date: 31/05/2024
Gangtok East, Sikkim

International Flower Festival Gangtok showcases different varieties of flower that are native to Sikkim. This festival is held during the peak... read more»

Start Date: 04/06/2023
End Date: 04/06/2023

Sikkim is famous for masked dances and festivals that exhibit rare and elegant colors. These festivals taint the carnival with richness and... read more»

Start Date: 21/07/2023
End Date: 21/07/2023
Muguthang, Sikkim

The festival is conspicuous or the prayer ceremonies at the notable place named Muguthang; at North Sikkim it is followed by a Yak Race. Drupka... read more»

Start Date: 08/08/2023
End Date: 10/08/2023

Tendong Lho Rum Faat is one of the oldest and most important festivals celebrated in Sikkim, especially by the Lepcha tribe. It is a three-day... read more»

Start Date: 04/11/2023
End Date: 04/11/2023

Sikkim lies in the eastern part of the Himalayas and is located below the Mountain Kanchenjunga. The people of Sikkim regard Lord Khanchendzonga as... read more»

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