Top things to do

International in Jorethang

Green Valley

The most inviting stand-alone restaurant in town, Green Valley is a small upstairs cafe offering pastas, pizzas and a felafel burger, but the main attraction is delightful hostess Edu, a lively-minded Zumba instruct…
Park in Jorethang

Green Park

On the main street through central Jorethang, this new, gated park features several manicured grassy mounds, three fine old trees and a row of colour-lit fountains overlooked by a cartoonesque lion's head. It's an a…
Buddhist Monastery in Jorethang

Urgen Choeling Gompa

A minor time-filler sight, this small but attractive new monastery has views down onto Akar Bridge glimpsed between trees and a thick mass of prayer flags. Access is by 265 steps that start beside the Rangeet Valley…
Hindu Site in Jorethang

Sisne Mandir

At Jorethang's western-most edge is Sisne Mandir, a set of roadside Shiva niches 400m north of the Akar suspension bridge. Some local travellers stop by to pay their respects.