Hanuman TokCurrently Closed
- Address: Gangtok, Sikkim 737103, India
- Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Family And Kids
Hanuman Tok, which is similar to the Ganesh Tok is another very interesting Hindu religious site in Gangtok. There is a Hanuman Temple in the region which is considered to be sacred. Hindus from all over the country visit this place precisely for its religious significance. The typical Hindu architecture and the carving of the idols and the walls are worth noting.
But if you are not religious it is no matter. The Hanuman Tok also happens to be one of the two best viewpoints in the city as well. The surroundings of the temple are as beautiful as the temple itself and the whole area is perfect for photography.
The mighty mountains that you see our front and the verdant valley below are a very memorable experience and one that must be had in Sikkim. If you are up for it, the best time to visit this place is at 5 am in the morning to watch the glorious sun rise over the Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan peaks.
- You can also choose to see this lovely spot on your way to or back from Nathu La or Tsongmo Lake.
- Though entry fee is not there but donations are welcomed by the temple authority.
- It is good to visit the place during day hours.
- Entry is free.
- 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.
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95% of people who visit Gangtok include Hanuman Tok in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
41.11% of people start their Hanuman Tok visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Hanuman Tok
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hanuman Tok
One of the Major tourist attraction in Gangtok. Tok means a temple, so it's a temple of Lord Hanuman. From the parking lot when you start climbing the paved stairs of the temple, there are benches to rest and enjoy the nature. The temple is popularly known as wish fulfilling temple. There are toilet facilities at Hanuman Tok for both gents and ladies. There is no admission fee, but donations are welcome.
The road to Hanuman Tok is good but pretty high. So it could be unnerving for a person with height phobia. When we went to Hanuman Tok suddenly everything went under a thick blanket of mist. The place looked other worldly again. However the place is really nice, well maintained and worth visiting.
It's located at the top top of some mountains, the road to Hanuman Tok is beautiful as well as dangerous sometimes when it comes to the mountains it very common. Im November the place is bit of cold and covered with fog totally, Lord Hanuman's statue and Lord Ram's statue is also present. The terrace view is mind blowing, you will see the cloud passes by.
Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple complex which is located in the upper reaches of Gangtok, the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The temple is dedicated to lord Hanuman, and maintained by the Indian army.It also adds up as a great viewing area for Kanchenjunga peaks.
Beautiful temple, maintained by Indian army. It is said that lord Hanuman rested here while coming back with Sanjeevani. The temple is spread in large area with lots of scenic beauty around. There is a beautiful view point and Kanchanjangha can be seen if there are no clouds.