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Experience the spectacular Ganga Aarti of Varanasi with Prune


India is home to various cultural experiences, and they leave one stunned with the devotion and spellbinding beauty which accompanies every ritual. One such ritual is the evening aarti of Goddess Ganga at Varanasi. It is a time when seven priests perform the grand ritual with brass light lamps and rhythmic chants at the banks of river Ganga and is a sight to behold for anyone who gets to experience this mesmerizing evening. Prune is here to make sure that you get to witness this stunning and intricate aarti by offering a tour package you’ll love to be a part of. 



About Varanasi

Varanasi is a holy city situated on the banks of river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh state and is known as the spiritual capital of India. It is a cultural center where major religious activities take place. And it is known to attract travelers from all over the world to see them. It is also a hub for pilgrimage as many Hindus hold spiritual beliefs about this charming city. 

From the famous ghats and temples to palaces and winding streets, there’s a lot for you to explore in Varanasi. And while there are many must-see activities here, there’s no better devotional experience to add to your itinerary than witnessing the Ganga aarti of Varanasi.


Spend three beautiful hours in India’s holiest and ancient city as the priests perform the elaborate aarti at sunset. You can watch the light lamps and incense offered to deities as the rhythmic hymns and sounds from conch shells take over the soulful atmosphere in the Dashashwamedh ghat. It is one of the most liberating experiences one can see when visiting Varanasi. 



Things included in the tour package


You will get to enjoy a 3-hour Varanasi Aarti tour at the time of sunset when the aarti officially begins.

Witness the enchanting beauty of this authentic religious ceremony as the light lamps are offered to deities.

You will be accompanied by a professional and knowledgeable English-speaking guide.

You can also be accompanied by a guide who speaks other languages (German, Spanish, French) on request.

Experience the aarti in a more personalized manner.

This tour package is perfect for families and a small group of people.

You will reach the destination of the aarti on a private boat ride.

We also hotel provide pickup and drop-off in a private air-conditioned vehicle.




What to expect


The itinerary of Prune’s travel experience package includes:


1. Ganges river – You will get to explore the famous ghats in Varanasi. These are the riverfront steps that lead to the banks of the River Ganges. 

2. Dashashwamedh Ghat – It is one of the important ghats of Varanasi. 

3. Manikarnika Ghat – It is the main burning ghat of Varanasi where families bid farewell to their loved ones. The bodies get cremated in this ghat. 

4.Ganga Aarti – It is one of the popular rituals performed where seven priests face the river and offer light lamps, incense sticks, and flowers to the deities. This beautiful religious spectacle is performed with great galore. 



Additional information


There need to be at least two people to avail the benefit from the tour.

You will receive the confirmation after booking.

Since it is a private tour, a maximum of 10 people are allowed in each group on the tour. 

The tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Public transportation is available. 

Private transportation can be arranged from your hotel on request.

Transportation is wheelchair accessible. 



Cancellation policy

If you wish to cancel your tour, you need to do so 24 hours in advance. This tour package also requires good weather conditions to take place. Prune can cancel the travel experience or postpone it if the weather is poor, and you will get a full refund for the same. Feel free to get in touch with Prune regarding more details about the tour or cancellation policy.