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Ganga Aarti is a religious prayer that takes place at the bank of the sacred river Ganga at the Har Ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar. Bringing in tourists and devotees from all over the world, it is a ritual of light and sound where the priests perform prayers with bowls of fire and the ringing of the temple bells.
Haridwar and Rishikesh are widely considered among northern India’s must-see sites of interest, but organizing transportation to visit independently can be a challenge. On this tour, enjoy round-trip travel from your Haridwar hotel, and see the region in comfort by car. Along the way, explore top attractions like the Bharat Mata Temple and Swarga Ashram as your guide shares insight into their spiritual significance.
Haridwar - Uttarkashi (150 Kms/ 5 Hrs) Morning drive to Uttarkashi. On Arrive Uttarkashi, Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Lord Vishwanth Temple. Back to your hotel, Dinner Over night stay at hotel.
Day 02 Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi Morning after breakfast leave for Gangotri and on arrival take a holy dip in the River sacred The Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja after that and relax for sometime in the lovely surroundings. After Gangotri temple back Uttarkashi. Arrive uttarakashi Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Uttarkashi - Rishikesh
Early morning, Drive straight to Rishikesh. Arrive in Rishikesh, tour end.
According to popular Hindu legend, it was said that Goddess Ganga when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair. The River Ganga, after flowing from its source at Gaumukh at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier, enters the Gangetic Plain for the first time at Haridwar. Sightseeing tour which starts with the pick up from the hotel for 9 am, where you can explore the famous Mansa Devi temple, Nata Chandi Devi Temple, Bharat Mandir, Anandamayi Ashram, Shri Maya Devi Mandir and at the end of the tour one can witness the beautiful Aarti at Har Ki Pauri of River Ganga and drop back to the hotel
Immerse yourself in the religious history of the holy cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar on this full-day private tour from New Delhi. Enjoy personalized attention from our driver cum guide and plenty of time to ask questions. Highlights include Har Ki Pauri, Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, and Ma Anandamayee Ashram.
Dig deeper into Haridwar’s sights and spiritual and cultural fabric than you could alone on this private walking tour. Explore a markets and temples with a guide to show you around and give a lowdown not just on their history, but on Hadiwar’s place in the Hindu religion. Plus, watch the floating river candles of an evening 'Ganga aarti' ceremony—something you might miss out on if exploring by yourself.