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Ganges River

Varanasi, India
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US$ 35.00*
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3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour
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US$ 90.00*
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour
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US$ 40.00*
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3-Hour Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour
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Varanasi, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank amit2007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank phel_the_fairy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Daniele D
Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank henriquemourao
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank sunilagrawa111
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you go to varanasi u must visit the Ganga ghats there and the Aarti in evening, it will refresh you mind and make u fell quit spiritual. Beautiful Ganga river view with different shades of color.

Thank hkgupta88
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank naghegde
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We attended sunrise and sunset celebrations which were a site to see. Including a boat ride up and down the river. The holiest site in India for many reasons. But a must see in ones lifetime.

Thank C S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ganges river the heart of varansai . The tourists from foreign came here to visit ganges river of varansai . Its an holy places for the hindu's that's why they also comes to burn the dead bodies of their relatives

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

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Avishek G
15 November 2016|
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Response from X10Amsterdam | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were disappointed not to be able to sail the Ganges. The water level was too high. But there were a lot of boats floating near the cremation ghat.
14 November 2016|
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Response from Duane B | Reviewed this property |
11 September 2016|
Response from ssouvik34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, water is receding since the rains have stopped for a quite some time now. But more time is needed to restore everything back to normal. Restorations are going on in many places. Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna are the... More