Best Time To Visit Yuksom

Yuksom- The Town Bestowed With Fabulous Attractions!

Yuksom is a picturesque town located in north-eastern state of Sikkim. It is popularly known as the antique capital of Sikkim. The term Yuksom means ‘the assembly of three learned priests’. It is the place where the three learned monks had come in the past from Tibet. This amazing town was initially the capital of Sikkim and was established by the first religious king of Sikkim in 1642 AD. The town offers fascinating views of Mt. Kabur, Mt. Jopuno and Mt. Narsing. There are several historic places near this town, each having its own unique charm. It is the main trailhead for the Khangchendzonga trek which is the most famous trek of Sikkim.

Yuksom In Winter (December To February)

It becomes really cold in winter in Yuksom and at times the temperature drops down to minus degree. The temperature hardly ever touches 15 °C in winter season. This is the time when you can enjoy breath-taking views of snow-capped mountains. Don’t forget to carry heavy woollens.

Yuksom In Summer (March To May)

The weather of Yuksom remains pleasant even during summer season as its temperature doesn’t rise above 10 °C. It is the perfect time to explore and enjoy the greenery, mountains and waterfalls. Outdoor activities can also be best enjoyed during summer in Yuksom. It is a perfect destination to escape the scorching heat of the cities.

Monsoons In Yuksom (June To September)

With the advent of monsoon in Yuksom, the outdoor activities are halted due to heavy rain. The pathways and rocks become slippery which causes problem in traveling from one destination to another. It is better if you avoid visiting Yuksom in monsoon if you want to enjoy its Yuksom attractions to the fullest.

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