Yuksom: Sublime wanderlust! Literally meaning ‘the meeting place of three great Lamas’, Yuksom is a holy town enveloped in the sublime beauty of nature. Once the birthplace of Sikkim’s Buddhist Civilization it is now an axis for avid trekkers with its idyllic landscape transforming into a tourist hangout.
Undertake various degrees of hiking in panoramic Yuksom, which ideally serves as a base camp for memorable excursions into the pristine mountains.
City Highlights of Yuksom
Yuksom is a historical town located in West Sikkim. Meaning the ‘meeting place of three lamas’, it was named after the three Tibetan holy men who crowned the first chogyal (monarch) of Sikkim here in 1641. Thread your way through water wheels, fields and rivers to reach the famous Nyingma Dubdi Monastery. Visit the Kathok Lake and enjoy views of the snowcapped Himalayan peaks in the distance.