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Yuksam Travel Guide

Yuksom is the antique capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The name Yuksom denotes 'the assembly of three learned priests'. That is why this place has been recognized with the names of those three monks who came down to Yuksom from the region......

Yuksom is the antique capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The name Yuksom denotes 'the assembly of three learned priests'. That is why this place has been recognized with the names of those three monks who came down to Yuksom from the region of Tibet. Yuksom was stated the initial capital of the state, Sikkim and was set up by the Phuntsog Namgyal, the first religious king (Chogyal in Sikkim’s dialect) in the year of 1642 AD. With the Yuksom travel guide, you will get the view of a really outstanding and breathtaking sight of the snow clad crests of Mt.Jopuno, Mt.Kabur and Mt.Narsing. The adorable location of Yuksom is remarkable for its charming nearby historic places. In fact for the Khangchendzonga Trek, it is the foremost trailhead as well.

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Are there any non-veg restaurants?

Is there any tour operator that organises trekking expedition?

How to reach Yuksom from New Delhi?

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Kiranjeet Kaur

It can be reach via NH27.

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How to reach Dubdi Monastery from the Yuksom?

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Kiranjeet Kaur

The distance between Dubdi Monastery and Yuksom is approx 4 kms.

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Can we spend a picnic at the Khecheopalri Lake?

How far is Yuksom from Pelling?

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Kiranjeet Kaur

Yuksom is approx 40 kms from Pelling.

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Are there any regular trains from Yuksom to Darjeeling?

Is there any direct bus from Rinchenpong to Yuskom?

Which is the easiest way of reaching Yuksom-train, bus or air?

How long is the trek to Mt. Khangchendzonga?

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