Holiday Trip in Yuksom

Enjoy Nature's Beauty with Yuksom Holiday Packages

The word Yuksom means 'the assembly of three erudite priests'. Yuksom is said to be the antique capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is the last town in the northwest of Sikkim and comes within the Geyzing subdivision. It is the foremost trailhead of the popular Kanchendzonga trek. Being an ultimate tourist destination, Yuksom is mostly visited by trekkers and avid travelers. It enjoys an adorable location and allows easy access of the nearby historic places. With beautiful waterfalls and charming landscapes, it turns into an ideal tourist destination.
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Tourist Attractions in & around Yuksom

Yuksom is a charming destination in the state of Sikkim and it allows you exploring several important tourist attractions along with its natural beauty. Let's see what you can visit on your Yuksom tour.

Kartok Monastery:
It is a beautifully constructed monastery situated in Yuksom region. The monastery is just located to the opposite side of the Kartok Lake. It has been named after a famous lama who was one of the members of the maiden sovereign of Sikkim.
Khecheopalri Lake:
The word Khecheopalri is the union of Khecheo and Palri where Khecheo signifies 'soaring yoginis or seraphs' and Palri means 'Palace'. This is an attractive pond that is surrounded by the sacred Khechoedpaldri knoll. People visit the place for a relaxing experience.
Kathok Lake:
Situated at the pinnacle of the town, this is a small lake and one of the main attractions of the town. The lake enjoys unspoiled surroundings and allows the visitors having the beautiful views of the snow-covered mountains from the distance.

Best Time to Visit Yuksom

The best time for Yuksom travel is from the months of October to November as the place experiences an amazing atmosphere in this period. The summer season in the town remains between months of March and May. Temperature remains between 30° C and 10° C. Monsoon season commences in month of June and remains up to September. Rain creates a hurdle in enjoying various outdoor activities. Winter time of year starts from December to February. Temperature goes below 0° C sometimes. From October to November, weather is really pleasant in this place.

How to Reach Yuksom

Yuksom is a popular tourist destination of Sikkim, which is connected with rest of India through different means of transportation, including air, rail and roads. If you are planning a Yuksom trip then explore the options to reach there before booking Yuksom holiday packages.
By Air
The nearest airport to Yuksom is Bagdogra Airport, which is situated 154 km away from Aritar. Regular flights for Bagdogra Airport are available from cities like Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. From the airport, you can take buses or car on rent to reach Yuksom.
By Train
The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri railway station, which is located 146 km away from the town. The station is connected to several destinations through regular trains. From station, take bus or car on rent to reach Yuksom.
By Road
You can reach Yuksom in 5 hours from Geyzing (44.9 km) by jeeps on sharing or private basis. Gangtok is 145.9 km away and Pelling is 35.9 km away from Yuksom and from these places, jeeps are available to reach Yuksom.
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