An Immersion into the Evening Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh

Ganga Aarti is a special evening Hindu ritual that is being done here to pay a tribute to a holy river Ganges. And, this ritual is famous as Ganga Aarti which happens twice in a day, in the morning and in the evening, Now, this ritual ( Ganga Aarti ) happens at three places at the same time in Rishikesh namely Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Triveni Ghat, and Shtrudhan Ghat near to Ramjhula Parking area. But you take a part of this ritual at Parmarth Niketan Ganga Aarti that starts around 05:00 PM and lasts for 45 minutes, is followed by the chanting of Mantra ( Hanuman Chalisa ) sacred fire, essential oil, incense sticks etc.and medicinal herbs as purifying agents. The Aarti is performed by a group of Brahmins students, who are getting religious education. They make it happen each evening around 5:00 PM. And, anyone can take part in this ritual by giving a donation to Ashram. 

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Parmarth Niketan Ashram
    What's excluded :
    • Private transportation
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    Stop At: Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Geeta Bhavan Rd Number 3 Ram Jhula, Rishikesh 249201 India

    Parmarth Niketan is located on the bank of Ganges in Rishikesh where each evening happens the Ganga Aarti ceremony.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh India

    While heading to evening Ganga Aarti we visit several Ashram namely Swarg Ashram, Geeta Ashram, Ved Niketan, Ram Temple, etc.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Ram Jhula Bridge, Yoga Village - Jonk, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Kriya Yoga Ashram Tapovan
    Departure Time :
    3:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Rishikesh Day Tour

Activity ID: V-75586P11

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