Altitude : Ganga Talao is located at about 550m above sea level.
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Ganga Talao (meaning ‘Lake of Ganga’), also known as Grand Bassin, is a crater lake located in the Savanne district of Mauritius and is believed to be the most sacred Hindu site of the island nation, deriving its name from its symbolic connection to the Indian river Ganga.
Dedicated to deities like Shiva, Hanuman, Ganesh and Ganga, there are temples on the banks of the lake. Furthermore, there are statues of several Hindu and non-Hindu Gods and Goddesses like Durga, Mangal Mahadev (Shiva) and Buddha.
How to reach : Ganga Talao is about 10.9km from District Savanne and can be easily reached via car/cab (fares vary) in approximately 15 minutes.
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