GangtokTop Travel Destinations
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s. Gangtok is famous for the magnificent views of Kanchenjunga which is the the third highest mountain peak in the world, vibrancy of colors and traditions and one of the moost popular tourists destination. Gangtok means hill-top, Gangtok can be safely said to be one of the most beautiful hill stations in the country.This place is famous for the natural beauty and the various tourists attractions like the Tsomgo Lake, Ban Jhakri falls, Tashi viewpoint and more. Other places to visit include the Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery.
Here you can see the Ganesh Tok which is a small temple dedicated to the lord Ganesh, only one person can crawl into the temple at a time. Its location is very beautiful and unique which acts as a viewpoint.
Hanuman Tok temple is dedicated to the Lord Hanuman located on the upper reaches of Gangtok.This temple is situated at the place where the Hanuman taking some rest while carrying the Sanjeevani herb.