Yuksom: The First Capital of Sikkim Kingdom


Yuksom is the last town to the northwest of Sikkim and falls under the Geyzing subdivision. It is also the beginning of the popular Kanchendzonga trekking trail. Further, it was the first capital of the Kingdom of Sikkim. Yukom is an ultimate tourist destination, mostly visited by trekkers and avid travelers. A gentle valley on an altitude of 1780m, Yuksom is at the base of giant mountains. It is like a small plateau at the foothills of the mighty Kanghedzona mountains.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>