Yuksom, situated in the western region of Sikkim is a picturesque Sikkimese settlement. Perched at an altitude of 1780mt Yuksom is a historical significant town in Sikkim. Tucked midst the dense forest of Kanchenjunga National Park Yuksom is blessed with abundance of nature. With the scenic vista of Mt Kanchenjunga and rich Himalayan flora and fauna, Yuksom is the must visit place in Sikkim for the travelers searching for a place to find solace.

Interesting Fact About Yuksom

The first religious king of Sikkim was crowned in Yuksom by the three monks who traveled all the way from Tibet. This historic event took place in 1641 and the coronation day was marked by building a stupa in Yuksom near ceremonial ground.

Things To Do In Yuksom

  • Trekking in Kanchenjunga National Park
  • Bird watching in Kanchenjunga National Park

Place To Visit In Yuksom

  • Yuksom Monastery
  • Dubdi Monastery
  • Khecheopalri Lake
  • Ruins of coronation throne
  • Pelling

The best way to enjoy the beauty of this historic place is with the North Bengal Tourism Yuksom Tour Package. The Yuksom Tour Package of North Bengal Tourism allows the travelers to explore the ancient ground of Yuksom and its surrounding place at a budget friendly price range.

Hotels In Yuksom

Being one of the favored offbeat destinations of West Sikkim visitor will easily find budget hotels and resort in Yuksom. Visitors can also choose to stay in homestay in Yuksom to get an experience of rustic Sikkimese lifestyle. With hotel booking service of North Bengal Tourism, travelers can easily book a hotel in Yuksom according to their choice and budget.

How To Reach Yuksom

By Air: The nearest airport of Yuksom is located in Bagdogra. It is an overall 6hrs drive from Bagdogra Airport to Yuksom.

Distance: The distance between Bagdogra to Yuksom is 155 kilometers.

By Rail: The nearest railway of Yuksom is New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP). From NJP it is a max 6hrs journey to reach Yuksom.

Distance: The distance between NJP to Yuksom is 149 kilometers.

Visitors can hire a taxi or rent a car from NJP and Bagdogra to cover this distance to reach Yuksom. The car rental service of North Bengal Tourism provide rental car from NJP to Yuksom and Bagdogra to Yuksom at a reasonable price.

Most of the travelers break their journey time by halting overnight in Gangtok or Pelling.

Distance: The distance between Gangtok to Yuksom is 120 kilometers and the distance between Pelling to Yuksom is 40 kilometers.

Best Time To Visit Yuksom

April to June: During this season visitor can enjoy the pleasant weather of Yuksom and enjoy the pictorial view of blooming flowers.

September to March: If visitors do not mind the chilling weather. Winter season is the best time to visit Yuksom and partake in activities like trekking.


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