Ganesh Tok: Pit-Stop for Auspicious Holidays
Take a moment to witness the picturesque view of Kanchenjunga, the expanse of Gangtok, and the breathtaking beauty of the snow capped mountains from Ganesh Tok. Situated at an altitude of 6500m, the temple is known for making the wishes of devotees come true. Explore this splendor of the tiny temple and surrounding scenery.
Ganesh Tok is a quaint temple located at an altitude of 6500m. The temple is known for visitors coming to offer prayers to Lord Ganesh. While the temple is extremely small and can fit only one person at a time, it is still popular because of the breathtaking view of snowcapped mountains and the lush greenery one can witness from the top. To make the tourist spot comfortable, there is a lounge and balcony; on a bright clear day, one can catch the mesmerizing view of Kanchenjunga hill.
Close to Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok is known for its religious significance, and it is believed that the wishes come true upon worship at the temple. There are also gift shops and cafes that give tourists extra time to admire the beauty of the landscape while shopping or eating momos. that Perfect for nature lovers and photographers, Sterling resort arranges a trip to Ganesh Tok.
Things to remember
Availability: All through the year
Clothing: Casual wear/dhoti for men and saree for women if planning to go inside the temple
Shoes: Not allowed
Water Bottles: plastic bottles will not be allowed
Sunglasses: Not required
Sunscreen: Not required
Walking Stick: Not required.
Umbrella/Rain Gear: Seasonal
Kindly note that the minimum required number of participants is 2.
Priced: INR 200 per person including guide and vehicle charges
Taxes extra as applicable
Gangtok : A journey of gastronomy3hrs
Gangtok - a melting pot of ethnic cultures that offers a delightful journey in gastronomy.
Cable Car Ride: Get Gangtok's Bird Eye View3hrs
The cable car ride between Deorali and Tashiling will show you the view of Gangtok from the mountains.
Enchey Monastery: Where the Solitary Flying Monk Lived3hrs
There is a lot of history and folklore behind the Enchey Monastery, a significant religious centre in Gangtok.
Hanuman Tok: Lord Hanuman's Rest Stop3hrs
Hanuman Tok is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is believed that he had rested here before proceeding to Lanka with the Drongiri Mountain.
Namgyal Intitute of Tibetology: The Custodian of Tibetan Culture3hrs
The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology was built to preserve and nurture Tibetan culture and Buddhism. The institute's museum has a fascinating collection of cultural and religious artefacts, one of the largest outside Tibet.
Rumtek Monastery: The Largest Monastery in Sikkim3hrs
Home to invaluable treasures including the bejeweled black hat meant for the Karmapa, Rumtek is one monastery in Sikkim you cannot miss.
Plant Conservatory: Gangtok's Garden of Eden3hrs
The Plant Conservatory in Gangtok is a place that will give you a glimpse of the variety of plants that grow in this region. With an endless list of flora, this place is like a museum of plants!
Mall Road: Eat, Drink and Make Merry at Sikkim's favourite hub3hrs
Gangtok's Mall Road is where the town comes alive! Grab a coffee at a trendy bakery, browse through the books at a pop-up store, or simply watch life go by.
Flower Exhibition Centre: The best of Sikkim's Flora3hrs
Sikkim produces some of the rarest and best quality flowers in the country. Walking into the flower exhibition centre during the month of May is like taking a deep dive into a world of different colours and aromas.
Changu Lake: The Mystical Beauty of Sikkim3hrs
A tranquil, azure water body high up in the mountains of Gangtok, the Changu Lake is one place you have to see for yourself to believe that it exists!
Paragliding in Gangtok: Take your adventure quotient to a new high!3hrs
Add a dash of adventure to your Holiday with Paragliding and get a Bird’s Eye view of Gangtok, literally!
Yak Safari: Land of Glacial Lakes, Panoramic Sight of Himalayan Range, Rugged Terrain and A YAK3hrs
Don’t get frightened about its looks, this gentle beast moving at a slow pace is the best way to cover this terrain and experience the beauty of Gangtok.
Nathu La : The Mighty Mountain Pass3hrs
Located at an astonishing height, bordering Tibet, this pass is a must see for the views of ice-capped mountains and verdant valleys.
Seven Sister Waterfalls: The falls that make your Jaw drop.3hrs
The waterfall that, in a way, represents the Seven Sister States of the North East – is a jaw dropping sight to be seen!