Hanuman Tok, East Sikkim

Hanuman Tok or Hanuman Temple is also one of the prominent temples located in the capital city of Sikkim. The tranquility and serenity around the temple are so mesmerizing that it will attract you to spend some time here. There is one more Hanuman Temple in the city which is built by the Indian Army. The scenic beauty surrounding the Hanuman Tok Temple is mesmerizing for the visitors. Hinduism followers, as well as the other tourists who visit Gangtok, have to visit this place to view the enchanting natural beauty and feel the serenity surrounds the temple. One can also get the overlooking view of the Kanchenjunga mountain range which adds the surrounding beauty. The temple is located around 11 km from the main city of Gangtok on the branch road of the Gangtok-Nathula Highway at the height of 7200 feet from the sea level. The legend of this temple says that Lord Hanuman rested here for a while during his return trip to Lanka from the Himalayas carrying the Sanjeevani herbs to cure Lord Lakshman. The temple is famously known as the wish-fulfilling temple.

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How to Reach:

Gangtok to Hanuman Tok distance is just 11 km that can be covered easily in approximately 34 minutes. There are many ways to reach Hanuman Tok, but three specific ways to reach Hanuman Tok i.e. Airlines, Railway, and by Road.

Address

Gangtok, Sikkim 737103

Contact Details

094334 59398