Evening Ganga Aarti Rishikesh

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rishikesh

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Ganga Aarti special ceremony to pay tribute to holy river Ganges. It is called Ganga Aarti which happens twice in the morning and evening. in Rishikesh, this ceremony happens three places always on the bank of Ganges namely Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Triveni Ghat, and Ramjhula Parking Ghat area. But we take tourist to  Parmarth Niketan Aarti that lasts for 45 minutes is followed by the chanting of Mantra ( Hanuman Chalisa ) sacred fire, essential oil, incense sticks etc.and medicinal herbs for purifying the environment. This Aarti is performed by a group of Brahmins students are getting an education in Ashram on the bank of the Ganges in the evening around 5:30 PM and anyone can take part of this ritual by giving a donation to Ashram. One has to walk about 1 Km from the Laxman Jhula Parking to reach there or there is motorboat service to reach Arti place.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parmath Niketan Temple, Rishikesh, Dehradun District, UttarakhandParmarth Niketan is located on the bank of Ganges in Rishikesh where each evening happens the Ganga Aarti ceremony.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Parmath Niketan Temple

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Private transportation
  • Entrances