Ganesh Tok




Ganesh Tok is a loved tourist spot in Gangtok and a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This small temple can accommodate only few persons at a time. This Temple Located at a distance of 6 km from Gangtok, near to the Tashi Viewpoint, Ganesh Tok View Point is one of the most popular attractions of Gangtok. The view point is set at a height of 6500 m and offers spectacular sights of the snow capped peaks. There is a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha at the view point.

The viewpoint is situated at a distance of 6500 m offers stunning views of the mountains covered in snow. The place takes you a step closer to nature with its surreal surroundings and comforting ambience. The temple itself is quite small. olorful flags are tied across the stairs of the temple. There is a place where shoes can be kept safe, and hands can be washed before entering the temple. However next to is the enclosed viewing lounge with glass panels. The balcony around is even better for the views. It is so overcrowded that the devotees have to go down on all fours to worship the Lord Ganesha. Hanuman Tok, dedicated to Lord Hanuman is situated near Ganesh Tok at an altitude of 7200 feet at a distance of 11 km from Gangtok and offers an amazing view of the Kanchenjunga range.You can see the Gangtok town, rolling hill and the snow capped mountains including Kanchenjunga.

Ganesh tok is only 6kms from Gangtok Town. The standard local tours offered by the taxi drivers cover this as part of sightseeing. You can otherwise just hire a taxi and come here. Opposite to Ganesh Tok is the entrance to the Zoo.

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