Boat ride at evening Ganga Arti in Varanasi

Summary for Evening Ganga Aarti boat ride in Varanasi

  • Duration: About 2-3 hours
  • Start Point: Dashaswemedh Ghat
  • End Point: Manikarnika Ghat
  • Best Time: It depends on the season as the time of evening time ceremony also changes. 6.30 pm is the best time for summers and 5.15 pm for winters.
  • Price : INR 900/- for first person and INR 600/- on second onwards.

Ganga Arti is one of the five rituals performed regularly for the worship of Holy River Ganga in Varanasi. Evening Aarti being the final ritual of the day when thousands of locals and pilgrims gather together to offer their prayers to the Mother Ganges. Evening Ganga Arti is a Hindu religious ritual of worship or we can say a form of puja, in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) or camphor is offered to one or more deities.

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About Evening Ganga Aarti Boat Ride in Varanasi -

We will enjoy the Aarti from boat, so that we can have good visual of the rituals being performed. Even we can seer few more adjacent Ghats where Pooja is happening.

The evening boat ride also includes a visit to the cremation ground at Manikarnika Ghat because evenings are the best time to visit the cremation ground as it is the busiest time of the day.

It will be a complete guided tour who has vast knowledge of culture of Varanasi and about history of River Ganga and Varanasi. He will explain you every bit of small thing related to the Ganga Arti and Cremation rituals. It will take about 2-3 hours, which will cover, watching of the Ganga Arti on boat and ride till Manikarnika Ghat.

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Evening Ganga Aarti Boat Ride in Varanasi covers

Evening Ganga Arti ceremony in Holy River Ganga at Dashaswemedh Ghat and nearby Ghats and a round trip to Manikarnika Ghat

Best time to start

Evening Ganga Aarti Boat Ride in Varanasi covers -

It depends on the season as the time of evening time ceremony also changes. 6.30 pm is the best time for summers and 5.15 pm for winters.

Duration for Evening Ganga Aarti -

About 2-3 hours

Price of Evening Ganga Aarti Boat Ride - -

INR 900/- for first person and INR 600/- on second onwards.

For group booking -Kindly mail us at - heritagewalk1@gmail.com

Includes :
  • Boat Ride
  • Life jacket
  • Well Experienced tourist guide(English/Hindi speaking*)
  • Mineral Water bottle(one bottle per person)
  • Veg Snacks
Not Included :
  • Personal Expenditure like tip, Pooja, donations etc
  • Tourist guide speaking other languages(like Thai, Chinese, Japanese and many more) We can provide such guide with extra language charges of 350 INR for first person and 150 for second onwards
  • Drop/Pick-up facility up to Starting/End Point << Click here for transportation rate >>

**This boat ride can be clubbed with Heritage Walk – Golden temple tour of old city which is one of best selling walking tour!!!

Note:All of our boat rides are guided tours and there will be a trained guide with you all the time during the tour.

We use only hand rowed boats as we care for the environment and we never take more than 6 people on one boat as it becomes very laborious job for the boat rower if there are more than 6 people on one boat.

Make sure to carry some mosquito cream, especially for the evening boat rides, as there could be mosquitoes on the river and we will stop the boat at the main ghat for about 30 minutes to watch the ceremony.

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