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Yuksam- A destination waiting to be explored
Yuksam is a region that lies in the Western part of Sikkim. The terrain of Yuksam is famous for the exotic natural surroundings and lies in the close proximity of Kanchenjunga National Park. A village of the same name is situated in the middle of the mountains and they are protected by a thick cover of green vegetation. Yuksam village acts as a doorway for reaching the Mount Kanchenjunga’s base camp. There are many places to be explored by the travelers during their stay at Yuksam and one must not forget to try the local food served here.
Dubdi Monastery is an amazing tourist spot and is located close to Yuksam. The top of the monastery is wrapped in forest cover and the monastery itself is housed on hill top. Tashideng Monastery is another renowned and magnificent monastery. Once the tourists reach the top of Tashideng Monastery, they can get a clear and perfect view of Mount Kanchenjunga. Trekking is favorite sport here and there are amazing trekking trails located all across the town. Trekkers love the region of Ravangla and it is like heaven for them. Tendong Hill and Menam Hill are places worth visiting located in this area.
Khecheopalri Lake holds a sacred place among both Hindus and Buddhist believers and is located in the Demazong valley. Another spectacular place to visit is Norbugang Coronation Throne; it was established after crowning the first Chogyal of Sikkim region back in the year 1642.