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Hanuman Tok

#Temple in Gangtok

Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple devoted to Lord Hanuman and has a fascinating history. Lord Hanuman on the way to Lanka with Sanjeevani Mountain rested on the spot for a while where now the temple stands. Hanuman Tok’s distance from Gangtok is around 11kms and is located at a height of 7200 feet. This temple is also known as wish fulfilling temple and no one has ever returned empty handed.

Up to 1950 people used to worship a stone. An officer named Appaji Pant had a divine dream and constructed this magnificent temple. Now the temple is maintained by Indian army and has a spectacular view to capture in photos. This place is filled with spirituality and serenity. You can hear the sound of bells, prayers and religious music from distance. Its scenic beauty is to be gazed upon; beautiful garden filled with flowers, wonderful 360-degree view of the mountains and the valleys and a magnificent view of Mount Kanchenjunga. The area is surrounded by lush greeny this place is perfect to unwind, meditate and recharge yourself.

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Sikkim, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Altitude / Height:
5171 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
27.3478395°N, 88.6281488°E
Distance from Gangtok city center to Hanuman Tok
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Hanuman Tok..

Overall Rating:4.7

  '5' out of 5
"An indian army location also a temple of hanuman. It is a very high hill you can look upon a very vast blue sky even better when the visibility is good and before sunset. Camera with good lenses is must."
  '5' out of 5
"Hanuman Tok is the highest point in Gangtok and if there is a chance to view the golden crest of Kanchenjunga it is from here. Go right at the top where there is a viewpoint with map of the highest peaks that are visible on a clear day. Its mesmerising."
  '5' out of 5
"Weather is good. Neet and clean every wear. super please for turiest. "
  '4' out of 5
"Hanuman tok completely maintained by Indian army. Very clean peaceful and serene. Also feature an exotic garden of rare medicinal herbs n jadi booties. Sometimes they give chai as Prasadam"
  '5' out of 5
"Visited this place on 11th February. loved this place because 1. I loved lord hanuman 2. very nice place and very very silence place. Keeps your entire body become ascetic and fantastic view of mountains can be seen from here. it is 14 km from MG road. And at altitude of 6856 feet (approx). Vist this place not for temple but for entire view. View depends on weather. So visit this place according to you."

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Content of this page was last updated at Jul 27, 2017

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