Ganesh Tok

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  • Address: Dichenling Area, Gangtok, Sikkim 737103, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids

About Ganesh Tok, Gangtok

Ganesh Tok is a much loved tourist spot in Gangtok. Some say it is the best viewing sport for spectacular vistas of the city. Whether this is true or not, it is certainly a great place to visit while in Gangtok.

There is a small temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ganesh and the area atop a hill is also one of the most popular tourist attractions due to the amazing vistas it provides. You will also found a few small souvenir shops, kiosks and other tiny places along the way and at the top of the hill as well. The Kanchenjunga hill in all its glory can be seen from here and is not to be missed. The best time to witness it is in the morning.

A very interesting thing to do here is to dress up in the traditional clothes to take pictures. The area itself is stunning and all these little eccentricities make it and unforgettable experience.

Ganesh Tok Information

  • Follow the general Hindu rituals while visiting the temple, like leaving your shoes outside the temple.

Ganesh Tok Ticket Prices

  • The rent of the traditional clothes is around 40 INR.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Ganesh Tok by Public Transport

  • Do check for Public Transport options when you reach. Most tourists prefer to hire a car which is a lot more convenient in this hilly region.

Restaurants Near Ganesh Tok

  • BeliPushpa Restaurant
  • Hotel Pomra
  • Parivar Restaurant

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Things to Know Before Visiting Ganesh Tok

  • 95% of people who visit Gangtok include Ganesh Tok in their plan

  • 33.6% of people start their Ganesh Tok visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Ganesh Tok

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

92.45% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ganesh Tok

People normally club together Ropeway Ride and Ngadak Monastery while planning their visit to Ganesh Tok.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Ganesh Tok, Gangtok Reviews

  • Had a great experience in Ganesh Tok located in Gangtok, Sikkim. A very beautifully decorated temple and well maintained in terms of cleanliness. Would recommend everyone to visit this place atleast once.

  • A good stop on the way to tsomgo lake. Scenic view of the city makes a definite click.

  • A very lovely place to visit, the Ganesha idol is very beautiful and handsome. A quiet place for a prayer and followed by stunning views that would make you spell bound. A must try of the local Sikkim dress that is available for rentals at the foot. The place is also very near to the zoo. Gantok is amazing and this tourist centre is adds to it's cadre

  • Amazing place. You can really feel it being on the top . Cold af . Mesmerising views both in the clear and cloudy weathers . Also , if you go there , dont forget to try out the clothes from one of the stalls at the foot of the temple .

  • Beautiful temple maintained by Indian army that's why its neat and clean, sceanric views of kanchanjanga is awesome

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