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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 via mobile

Must see at Haridwar...normally starts after the sunset. But as the place is crowded always just get your seat well before the Arti.

Thank fridaytraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had visited this place with my family.The arti was start at 7 pm.but there is lot of cheater peoples are there.they give us glass of milk and said that please drop in the water and then they take 10 rs for that.do not believe...More

Thank Hemantbhai M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ganga Aarti is performed at Har Ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar. Your visit to Haridwar is not complete in case you had not witnessed the Aarti..Ganga Aarti is nothing but Prayers to River Ganga. We had a very nice darshan of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar...More

Thank WVR7933
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ganga Aarti is the divine prayer of holy river Ganga done in morning and evening at Har ki pauri and is attended by a big number of local/outstation devotees.

Thank Nakul6798
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Experience Ganga Aarti for the first time and it was an awesome experience!! Looking forward to it again...

Thank sanj197144
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Make sure to get a good seating place, you should arrive at least half an hour before to get a good seat right in front in the island. Before 5pm. Watch out for the people who start making you offer milk to the Ganges, after...More

Thank tashisni
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

At the time of ganga aarti, two of the bridges at the spot are closed and only if you can bribe the official he will let you on the bridge. Now being a crowded event, if you are able to manage a place in front...More

Thank Dewansh Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was once a very much spectacular ritual. But not now. The quality of the Aarti and its religious significance have eroded over time and it is not as grand and vigorous as it used to be two decades ago.

Thank funnytrotter
Reviewed 6 days ago

If I had my way , I would like to come to this place, again and again, atleast once in a year when the weather is pleasant and the sun is not beating down your back . The best time to do that I guess,...More

Thank DrArunAgrawal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must watch aarti once in your life time. The whole place called Har ki pauri is brightly lit by the artis done by a dozen of priests at 6.15pm. this place is on the banks of ganga temple. Ample parking space is there. The...More

Thank Meera M
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Being S
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Haridwar is a rellative cheaper place! You would surely get one, need to find and search! But i am confident you would get, as you desire! Happy Journey!
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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 .
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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
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