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Near Udupi Mandir Assi Ghat | Lanka, Varanasi 221005, India
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Ganga is not the only river it is a complete temple in itself.You just have to feel it through boat ride.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank vandita197
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Riding over ganges while sunset is an experience in itself. The sounds of the water and chirping of birds along with evening arti adds to one's memory.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank sunakshic1
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The early morning Boat ride on River Ganges in Varanasi brings in an air of divinity. Mere presence here is a soul touching experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dvenka
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The boat ride in Varanasi is a must-do. In fact, multiple boat rides are required to fully experience the beauty of the city. We took one boat ride early morning [around 5.45 a.m.] so that we could see the sun come up. It was mid-December...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PallaviKamat123
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We met Deepak and his wonderful crew in Mirzapur for our 3 day boat cruise down the Ganges arriving in Varanasi. A 5 day option is available. ...... The only boat to do this trip!!..... What a unique experience to visit villages along the way,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Mayank T, Owner at Varanasi Voice, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

thank you for your good words. gob4

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We took the sunset boat ride from Assi Ghat to the Dashashvamedha Ghat. The boat glided towards the ghat during which time, we enjoyed watching life on all the ghats that we crossed. as the lights at the ghat got switched on, the same reflected...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We did it twice, once at dawn and once at dusk both with different charms.Evening ride covering all the Ghats with commentary by boatman is relaxing. Lots of seagulls ( or some similar birds) hover over the boat to catch some food .Then ghat after...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Getting down to the river was strange enough as there were lots of disabled beggars crippled people and those with missing limbs making their way down for the best spots to solicit alms and you had to be careful not to step on them. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank janed460
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We took a boat at Assi Ghat and started seeing all the Ghats of ganga while boat proceeded in the Ganga . All the Ghats one after another were seen with people enjoying bathing,swimming . The boating is a must do activity in Varanasi ....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank prerna62
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Vinod will make your visit safe and you'll leave with information on anything local. He'll also take you to a boatman who'll row you to view the ancient fire ceremony

Date of experience: February 2016
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10 September 2018|
Response from vandita197 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They charge 600-1000 per pax according to boat size. It also depends on the crowd.
1 March 2018|
Response from khanabad0sh | Property representative |
Hello sir Sorry about this delayed response But you can hire our different size of customisable boat near assi ghat. You can hire our boat according to your need. Thank you