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Hanuman Tok

#Temple in Gangtok

Tok means a temple, so it's a temple of Lord Hanuman. But it's actually far more than that and known for its wonderful serene ambience and a viewing area that offers spectacular view of Kanchenjunga range. If you ask me which point in the whole of Gangtok area offers the best views of Kanchenjunga, I won't hesitate to choose Hanuman Tok. It's located at an altitude of 7,200 ft and on a road that branches off from the Gantok-Nathula Highway. It's located at a distance of 11kms from Gangtok town.

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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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