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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, Haridwar

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A sacred celebration of the Ganges River, Ganga Aarti at Haridwar takes place daily on the famous steps of the Har Ki Pauri ghat. A fire ritual performed by priests for the Divine Mother Ganges River, the prayer creates a mesmerizing spectacle for onlookers, as the flames reflect off the perfectly still water of the holy river. As offerings of honey, milk, and ghee are made to the river, you will be encouraged to provide a small donation to the performers of the ceremony. Make Ganga Aarti at Haridwar a part of your Haridwar vacation plans using our Haridwar itinerary maker.
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  • Not very clean and too many people make it a little bit of a messy place to visit. Try taking some local guide to be safe.  more »
  • Mesmerising, scintillating, stillness and Ananda (bliss) in the mind and the feeling of oneness was mind blowing. An experience not to be missed  more »
  • It's the amazing and interesting type of party I had ever seen in my life the beautiful frames arising out of the Ganga River Palace  more »

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An important pilgrimage site, Nashik can accommodate large numbers of visitors from all walks of life, with a variety of lodgings from the upper end to small budget guesthouses. Most luxurious hotels follow the Nashik Freeway through the Uttan Nagar and Wasan Nagar areas, while mid-range options focus along Route 848 converging on the south bank of the Godavari River. Budget accommodations, called dharamshalas, can be found across the city. Some of the best mid-range hotels lie on the Agra-Pune highway and in Ambad.
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