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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar

| Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar 249401, India
+91 1334 229 479
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Ganga Aarti Means Prayer for the River Ganges. The Ganga is holy river in India. It is worshiped as a goddess. It is providing life in the form of water to India. Every day Morning and Evening Ganga Aarti is organized at Har Ki Pauri. Morning time is approximately 05:30 AM in winter and 06:30 AM in Summer according to Sunrise. Evening time for Ganga Aarti is approximately 05:30 PM in winter and 06:30 in summer. Evening Ganga aarti is widely visited by people in stead of morning. There is no entry fees or charges for the ceremony. Evening at sunset priests perform Ganga Aarti here, when lights are set on the water to drift downstream. This is the most amazing and soul touching spectacle. A large number of people gather on both the banks of river Ganges to sing its praises. The priest hold large fire bowls in their hands, the bells in the temples at the Ghat start ringing and the chants flowing out of lips fill the air. People float diyas (candle), with burning flickers and flowers in them as a symbol of hope and wishes .The golden hues of floral diyas reflected in the river Ganges present the most enchanting sight. Note: 01. Reach little early to get good place to view the ceremony. Best place to view the ceremony is little island type of place called Malviya Dwip. From there you can view the ceremony from front side. 02. If you do not want to sit on the floor (which is free) there are some wooden platform are there which is run by local families. They will charge you Rs.50 Per person. 03. Some fake people may come to you and ask for donations. You are not supposed to give any donation to any one. However the place and ceremony is maintained by Ganga Sabha so if you want you can donate them. 04. Try to avoid priests if you dont want to do any Pooja (prayers) because after little prayer they expect money from you.
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| Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar 249401, India
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a wonderful ritual of light and sounds with priests lined up on the banks of the holy river Ganga with bowls of fire to perform prayers. It's a breathtaking view with thousands of people joining the prayer often lighting floating diyas in the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed the dip in Holy Ganga. We want look the Aarti. Again to again in my whole life. Me and my wife so happy for that

Thank Suman N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hari Dwar or the gate to Lord Shiva. Naturally, the word signifies a lot about the importance of this place. The place is serene and calm, and definitely worth a visit. Do not miss out on the evening Aarti - it's simply fantastic and is...More

Thank Shruti J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This ARATI at the evening is the most popular attraction at HAR KI PAURI ghat. A narrow version of main stream river has been diverted to this ghat . But to view this ARATI it is better to find a place opposite to actual ghat...More

Thank Sandip K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We as group of four friends attend Ganga Aarti during our 1 day official visit to Haridwar. Ganga Aarti is must attend event when you visit Haridwar. Sound of bells, Dhol during Aarti give your ear pleasure. Also environment during Aarti is very holistic you...More

Thank Prashant M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Must watch when in Haridwar. Took a bath in the Ganga and then watched it. A bit far away from the aarti still it made you feel religious. Too much crowd.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was raining a bit so the ground was slushy. The Ganges river flows with great force at this spot so you have to careful not to slip into the water - you could be swept away. The jostling by the crowds does not help....More

1  Thank DrQuresh M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the puja offered to Ganga river at evening. This is a wonderful experience and must see every time one visits Haridwar. The atmosphere is supercharged and one has to go ahead to secure good sitting spots. The priests come down with huge fire...More

Thank sudipnandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ganga aarti at haridwar is most famous things in haridwar. The best view of aarti is from the bank of ganga river and malviya dweep. To get best experience of aarti you have to reach place earlier.

1  Thank Prashant C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ganga Aarti is one of the lifetime experiences which we would really cherish forever. A unique exciting & amazing blend of our wonderful religion with nature. A chance one should never miss but make sure you are right down at the banks with feet...More

1  Thank Vineetbossy
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Being S
12 September 2017|
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Response from AlokeshBagchi | Reviewed this property |
Sure! Haridwar is a cheaper place! There are many hotels, if you search around, might be, can find even less priced!
Sudhir S
29 May 2017|
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Response from Amy D | Reviewed this property |
Around 5 am in morning and 6 pm in evening . reach their early for getting seat and for perfect view .
Being S
2 April 2017|
Response from HOMPRS | Reviewed this property |
Hi traveler, Badrinath is open for limited time only (May-June). So plan accordingly. Rest haridwar and rishikesh is open throughout the year. And Oct- Nov is best time to visit as its cool that time. Itinerary google... More