An ultimate spot for a laid-back holiday, Yuksom is a virgin and extremely charming historical town in West Sikkim. Blessed with jaw-dropping gorgeousness, this place is a must see. Popularly known as the Gateway to Mt. Kangchendzongha, Yuksom features entrancing trails worth treading. Tour around its alluring locales and make a visit to its famous tourism attractions and sightseeing places. Its ancient monasteries, historical monuments, tranquil waterfalls and lakes will leave you spell-bound.
Kanchenjunga Falls, Khecheopalri Lake, Tashiding Monastery, Kartok Monastery, Singshore Bridge, Tashi Teenka, Norbugang Park, Dubdi Gompa and Mani Hall are few of the fascinating spots which you must visit in Yuksom. If this isn’t enough, then buckle up your shoes for some interesting things to do at this beautiful destination in Sikkim.
Share a cup of tea with a local and learn about the religious and historic folklore attached to this place. Yuksom, which was once the first capital of Sikkim and also the coronation place of its first chogyal (king), will have a lot to offer the lovers of history. Nature and animal lovers can set off to the Khangchendzonga National Park, where they can indulge in discovering rare species of animals and birds.
The ones who are eager to take a plunge into the wilderness can head out for an adrenaline filled adventurous trek. Travelers in search of peace and solitude can spend the day wandering in the nearby hills. At night, one can stargaze for hours at the clear star spangled sky. While spending your holidays at Yuksom, don’t miss to chomp on delicious local cuisines and you can also shop your favorite stuff from the bustling marketplace of this surreal town called Yuksom.