Ganga Aarti Ceremony (Rishikesh, India) Reviews
Description:A daily religious ceremony on the banks of the Ganges and the biggest 'must see' attraction in the hippy haven of Rishikesh.
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by - written on 09/01/11 (Very useful, 126 readings)
If you are visiting the holy city of Rishikesh for just a short time - as opposed to locking yourself away in an ashram for weeks at a time - then the single most 'must do' activity in the city is attending the daily Aarti ceremony down by the banks of the Ganga river. This takes place for about an hour before sunset and for a while after. We didn't find out quite how long it kept going because our western bottoms were numb after about one and a half hours sitting on stone steps and we snuck off before it finished but nobody seemed to mind. ~Getting There~ Our guidebook maps were rubbish so we asked the hotel receptionist where to go. We were ... Read the complete review
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