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“It's a river.....!”
Review of Ganges River

Ganges River
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US$35.00*
and up
3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour
Ranked #1 of 98 things to do in Varanasi
Certificate of Excellence
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“It's a river.....!”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

If it wasn't for the fact that we visited at dusk to watch the he sun set over Taj Mahal on the other side, I wouldn't have bothered! The 'gardens' we walked though were sparse, the backside was over a fence where locals walked by with children and baby goats, expecting handouts for looking cute! A view of a cremation area just down stream was a little disconcerting, smoke plumes from the days events drifted off leaving an eerie mist. Mozzies abound, so spray well before you go.

Visited April 2014
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“wonderful ganges”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

early morning and evening boat rides were magical. Walking along the ghats and just sitting and watch was amazing.

Visited February 2014
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“Loved being on the water”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Totally worth going for a boat ride at dawn, and sunset! we did both and they were quite different. Go over the other side of the river and have a cha in the morning, so good!

Visited January 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Ganga River Dip & Arathi”
Reviewed 23 May 2014

it was amazing. dipping in the river truly felt like a cleansing. the arathi we watched from the boat in the evening was spectacular!

Visited May 2014
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Patna, India
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“Serenity in Holy city”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This was my first stay which was made memorable the staff and the hotel manager. My each and every need was taken care by them which forced me to write this review. It was a perfect gateway to serenity with the nature in the holy city. It was simply awesum. Great keep up the good work.

Visited April 2014
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