In the subdivision of West Sikkim is this town of Yuksom which is more of a historical town in the state of Sikkim. The town is in Geyzing which was first capital of Sikkim back in 16th century. The place is home to Norbugang Chorten which is the coronation site of first monarch pf Sikkim and is known as ‘Throne of Norbugang’. The first monastery of Sikkim was also established in Yuksom which is a famous tourist attraction here and the name is Dubdi Monastery. It is a religious pilgrimage site for Buddhists including many other places in the state of Sikkim.
The place has great significance for tribal community of Sikkim. It is culturally as well as religiously important town for all people of the state. People can reach here, by taking shared or private jeeps from railway stations or airport or the nearest place Geyzing. The nearest railway station is around 150 kms from Yuksom and the nearest airport is in Bagdogra which is 170 kms from there.