Travel Tips: These cities of India are situated near the river Ganga, one is famous all over the world for its Ganga Aarti...


India is the city of rivers, where rivers are considered mothers and they are worshipped. Many big and ancient cities in India are situated on the banks of big rivers and all of them have their importance and identity. Let us know about the cities situated on the banks of rivers. Maybe your city is also included in this list, so do meet them once.


Gangotri Temple is a small town located around Uttarakhand. The Ganges is believed to have originated from here and is one of the most important places for Hindus. Gangotri is also surrounded by some spectacular views despite the hordes of tourists. Gangotri is also the base camp for many treks like Gaumukh, Tapovan, and Gangotri Glacier. You can go to Gangotri from Dehradun.

At Devprayag the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers combine to form the holy Ganges. It is not only an important pilgrimage site for Hindus but is also very popular among those seeking solitude amidst nature. Before going to Rishikesh take a dip in the river, you can also visit the temples.

Visit Rishikesh to witness the true beauty of the river Ganges and its surroundings. Rishikesh is the place where the holy river emerges from under the mountains. Rishikesh is surrounded by lush green scenery. It is like seeing the blue water of the river Ganga in Rishikesh. Here you can also take part in water sports like river rafting and kayaking.

Just 30 km from Rishikesh, Haridwar holds great importance for religious pilgrims. People come here to take a dip in the holy river to wash away their sins. Thousands of people come here daily and become a part of the attraction here. The beauty of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar Ghat will mesmerize you. Not only locals but foreigners also come here to participate in the Ganga Aarti.

Kumbh Mela in Allahabad is a good combination of religious and socio-cultural. Thousands of devotees, priests, and tourists visit this place to take a bath in the holy river. You must experience this place once in your life.


Varanasi or Kashi is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus. On the one hand, Varanasi has ghats with beautiful views; On the other hand, the temples and priests will remind you of the age-old religious sentiments of India. You can go boating here to know about the real beauty of the river.

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