Varanasi Ganges



Varanasi Ganges offers the most exotic view of the city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. According to the Hindu Mythology, the Ganges is a scared river and one who takes a dip in the holy river is purged of all sins.
The city of Varanasi which houses the famous "Vishvanath" Temple, has an added attraction of the Ganges. From Gangotri to Haridwar, the Ganges flows into the plains of Varanasi and makes it the most holiest place for the Hindus. The Ghats of Varanasi provides one with an opportunity to experience life and death at the same time. While on the one hand, the ghats look vibrant and full of life, on the other hand, it offers a gruesome picture of death and destruction.

Boating on the Ganges

For the tourists, boating on the Ganges is a thrilling experience. The tourists can hire boats from one of the ghats, where the tourist guide acquaints them with all the major ghats of Varanasi and tells them stories associated with the ghats. In the evening, the stairs of the ghats are decorated with small earthen lamps which renders a heavenly look to Varanasi.

Sightseeing of the Ganges

The tourists arrange for picnics in the big boats usually known as the "Bajras" and travel to the other side of the Ganga which houses the Ramnagar Fort.

Ganga Beautification Plan

The various private organizations and NGO's have taken up several projects to beautify the ghats and keep its water clean and pure.

A tour of the Ganges can purify one's soul and refresh and rejuvenate one's mind. The Ganges are important from the religious, economic and social point of view and so it is our responsibility to keep it clean and pollution free.



Last Updated on 11/05/2013