Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
About
Ganga Aarti Means Prayer for the River Ganga. The Ganga is holy river in India. It is worshipped as a goddess. Every day Morning and Evening Ganga Aarti is organised by Ganga Sabha at Har Ki Pauri. Morning and evening time for Aarti is according to Sunset and Sunrise. There is no entry fees or charges for the ceremony.A large number of people gather on both side of the river Ganga to experience and take part in this amazing ceremony. Ganga Lahari Mantra is chanted while making offering to Ganga "Panchamrut" anf flowers. Last part of the Ganga Aarti is special Aarti song for river Ganga which pilgrims / visitors can hear through loud speakers. Pandits will be offering Aarti during the song with special copper "Diya". During some festivals and busy season like may june overwhelming crowd gather here specially during the evening ceremony. It is best to reach at least one hour before the sunset time if you want to find better place. We Recommend to Book Hotel Riverale / Hotel Great Ananda
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Arjun Verma
    New Delhi, India155 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It is a matter of good fortune for me to attend the Aarti of Maa Ganga Maiya.
    During Maa Ganga's Aarti, the atmosphere there was worth seeing, everyone was praying. With the sound of hymns of Mother Ganga all around, it seemed as if you had truly reached heaven. There is still a lot of improvement to be done in the management there, the most important thing for the devotees is to pay attention to cleanliness. Despite all this, lack of cleanliness is not a good thing
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 10 October 2023
  • plpalani
    Mumbai, India1,603 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Once in a life time mesmerising experience
    We had the fortune of not only participating in Ganga Aarti but perform from the small VIP enclosure near main Aarthi place. Huge crowd and the chanting is mesmerising. Once in a life time experience. But the way to and fro to the ghat could have maintained much better
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 October 2023
  • Pankaj P
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Evening aarti as a VIP
    Attended the evening aarti, got a guide to arrange VIP seating for Rs3000, for the family of 5. This was a front row seats right in front of the aarti, there were more VIPs, so I guess visitors can be squeezed in if willing to pay, may not get a front row seat but still better that watching from the other side of the bank. Watching from the other side of the bank is definately a better view but you will have to come early to get decent seats or standing and I believe it can get crowded and uncomfortable. Stayed a few kms away and came back early morning for a walk, beautiful walk, place was clean and begger's did not bother us. January is cold, so be prepared. Enjoyed that early morning walk, having street breakfast.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 January 2024
  • Pounacha
    Bengaluru, India10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    HARA HRA GANGE!!!
    This is an experience everyone must have at least once in a life time. It is a surreal experience. Especially if you do the ganga snan (holy dip) here. I attended this on 14th Jan during Makar Sankranthi day and was thoroughly blessed to be there at that time.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 31 January 2024
  • Santhosh B
    Hyderabad, India24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mesmerising Experience - Practical Tips are included
    Ganga Aarti happens at "Harki Pauri" (locally pronounced as "Harkipodi"), which is the most auspicious place in Haridwar. This place consists of temple for Ganga Devi, Raja Bhagirath, Shiva, Mahalakshmi in the banks of Ganga River. Basically, all these temples are very small in size and compact. Both the banks have steps ("Ghat") wherein devotees sit and watch Aarti. Puja starts at 6:00 PM daily evening with Vedic hyms by pandits. By 6:30 PM, vedic pandits leave that place and taken over by temple priests. They start performing aarti which goes on till 6:45 PM. After that devotees take bath once again in river. 1. Temple entrance has "Shoe / Chappal Storage Stand" which will get filled up by 5:30PM. Tip: They are selling plastic bag for Rs 10 near the entrance. You can keep all your shoes / chappals and handover to storage counter by 5:15 PM itself. In case, you are staying at lodges nearby, just leave those in room itself. 2. Best place to watch aarti is from opposite side bank of temple. There is a golden coloured clock tower in a concrete platform which is opposite side of temple. Watching from that ghat is more convenient. 3. Harki pauri is at a narrow road. So cars are not allowed. Only share auto / rickshaw. We were staying at Bheemgoda Parking ("No entry barrier" ) from there we took share auto. Overall, mesmerising experience.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 April 2024
  • Chandansaha
    Auckland Central, New Zealand31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gateway of God
    Haridwar (Gateway of God) is a must visit place in northern India and it’s around 250km from Delhi. Driving from Delhi to Haridwar very comfortable and there is many place to stop over and quick feed. There is thousands of hotel around this holy city for don’t get panic even at late night. Almost all shops are open till late and opens early in the morning, and don’t forget to have breakfast (famous puri and sabji). After your Ganga Snan (bath). Jai Maa Ganga🙏
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 May 2024
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Bharat G
Jammu City, India233 contributions
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Apr 2024 • Couples
In Haridwar Ganga Aarti is must seeing which is performed at sunset on Ganga Ghat. It is special at Har ki Pouri where Aarti is performed by more than five pandits by lightning joyats To have proper view of Aarti one should occupy the space one to two hours advance
Written 5 June 2024
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VickyHarsh
New Delhi, India52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Mesmerizing and soulful connection with our holy self. This place brings a lot of hope and senerity. Aarti post bath with shankh and jyots is always a moment to watch again and again
Written 4 June 2024
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Chandansaha
Auckland Central, New Zealand31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Haridwar (Gateway of God) is a must visit place in northern India and it’s around 250km from Delhi. Driving from Delhi to Haridwar very comfortable and there is many place to stop over and quick feed. There is thousands of hotel around this holy city for don’t get panic even at late night. Almost all shops are open till late and opens early in the morning, and don’t forget to have breakfast (famous puri and sabji). After your Ganga Snan (bath). Jai Maa Ganga🙏
Written 29 May 2024
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kailash r
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
it was a religious as well as adventurous tour alongwith Jungle Safari at Jim Corbett National Park

Enjoyed, Memorable tour
Written 28 May 2024
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Santhosh B
Hyderabad, India24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Ganga Aarti happens at "Harki Pauri" (locally pronounced as "Harkipodi"), which is the most auspicious place in Haridwar. This place consists of temple for Ganga Devi, Raja Bhagirath, Shiva, Mahalakshmi in the banks of Ganga River. Basically, all these temples are very small in size and compact. Both the banks have steps ("Ghat") wherein devotees sit and watch Aarti. Puja starts at 6:00 PM daily evening with Vedic hyms by pandits. By 6:30 PM, vedic pandits leave that place and taken over by temple priests. They start performing aarti which goes on till 6:45 PM. After that devotees take bath once again in river.
1. Temple entrance has "Shoe / Chappal Storage Stand" which will get filled up by 5:30PM. Tip: They are selling plastic bag for Rs 10 near the entrance. You can keep all your shoes / chappals and handover to storage counter by 5:15 PM itself. In case, you are staying at lodges nearby, just leave those in room itself.
2. Best place to watch aarti is from opposite side bank of temple. There is a golden coloured clock tower in a concrete platform which is opposite side of temple. Watching from that ghat is more convenient.
3. Harki pauri is at a narrow road. So cars are not allowed. Only share auto / rickshaw. We were staying at Bheemgoda Parking ("No entry barrier" ) from there we took share auto.

Overall, mesmerising experience.
Written 7 April 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Pounacha
Bengaluru, India10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
This is an experience everyone must have at least once in a life time. It is a surreal experience. Especially if you do the ganga snan (holy dip) here.
I attended this on 14th Jan during Makar Sankranthi day and was thoroughly blessed to be there at that time.
Written 1 February 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Pankaj P
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Attended the evening aarti, got a guide to arrange VIP seating for Rs3000, for the family of 5. This was a front row seats right in front of the aarti, there were more VIPs, so I guess visitors can be squeezed in if willing to pay, may not get a front row seat but still better that watching from the other side of the bank. Watching from the other side of the bank is definately a better view but you will have to come early to get decent seats or standing and I believe it can get crowded and uncomfortable.
Stayed a few kms away and came back early morning for a walk, beautiful walk, place was clean and begger's did not bother us. January is cold, so be prepared. Enjoyed that early morning walk, having street breakfast.
Written 12 January 2024
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HofH999
Melbourne, Australia1,167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This was quite overwhelming. A spectacular sight. Wwe were taken by a guide to a sealed off place which I would highly recommend for foreigners.
Written 27 October 2023
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plpalani
Mumbai, India1,603 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
We had the fortune of not only participating in Ganga Aarti but perform from the small VIP enclosure near main Aarthi place.
Huge crowd and the chanting is mesmerising.
Once in a life time experience.
But the way to and fro to the ghat could have maintained much better
Written 26 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

AshimChak
Kolkata (Calcutta), India71 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Always a nice and warm experiences visiting Haridwar, especially spending time near Harkipowri . All day activities in the ghats and a warm enchanting Ganga Arati in the evening.
Written 11 October 2023
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