Best Time to Visit Yuksom
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Best time to visit Yuksom is from March till June.
Yuksom, popularly known as the ‘antique capital’ of Sikkim is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district. Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim established in 1642 AD by Phuntsog Namgyal who was the first Chogyal (temporal and religious king) of Sikkim. Yuksom is a very familiar name to each and every trekker around the world. From natural allures to adventurous activities, everything is possible here. That is why people come here throughout the year from different corners of the world.
Yuksom is the gateway to Shangri-La lies in the west lies in the west district of Sikkim cradled in the lap of Mt. Khanchendzonga the 3rd highest mountain in the world. Yuksom also serves as the starting point for the more daring adventures to trek to the valley of flowers “Dzongri” at 14,000 ft. & further to Goechala Pass at 17,000 ft. Yuksom is a heavenly place, where earth meets the sky, the divine ambience and the beautiful landscape dominates the land. It is a place where you are bestowed with best of nature and your soul, unknowingly, starts to meditate relaxing all your senses which makes you feel rejuvenated.
The climate in Yuksom, which is located at a moderate altitude, is pleasant from March to June and September to November, while in the winter season, the coldest months are December and February.