We took a boat ride in the evening. It was for 1.5 hours. We had the boat entirely to ourselves. We went upto Assi Ghat and then turned back to go upto Scindia Ghat. Very good and a must do.
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As a foreign tourist, I found the Ganges River quite overwhelming. There were so many people....people bathing, begging, selling you things, offering boat rides....there was a lot to take in. Knowing that it was such a holy and significant place, I did feel a little...More
One of the best trips ever had. Wonderful, peacful, misitcal, everything you expect from India you will find in Varanasi on the Ganges. Wonderful experience walking along the ghats just seeing what people do in their everyday life. Lovely experience getting close to the cremation...More
This is a sacred river by the Indians: they shower there, they wash clothes, they cremate the dead bodies on the banks and give the ash to the river, while visitors approach to see this exotic experiences for western patterns. Wonderfull.
The Ganges is the perhaps the most pious river in this world since centuries. Its originate from GANGOTRI (GAUMUKH) and ends its journey at Gangasagar in Bay of Bengal. The Haridwar,Sangam Allahabad and Varanasi are the very famous religious towns on the Bank of Ganges....More
Ganga river at Kashi: Haven't been here pre-Modi era; but ghats looked clean. The water still looked bit dirty closer to the banks (at ghat) that though sins may gets washed off on taking a dip into it; but not sure if that would be...More
The Aarti offering to the Holy Ganga every evening after sunset is a spectacle to behold. We were in the boat on the river, directly facing the Aarti stage. The hour long prayer is scintillating ! The Ganga is much clearer than I have all...More