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Alaknanda - A Divine Voyage (Evening Cruise Tour - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM) provided by Nordic Cruiseline

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Alaknanda - A Divine Voyage (Evening Cruise Tour - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM)

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After sunset, the Ghats are lit up with beautiful decorative lights. The Ghats can be seen as a yellow half-circle of light from either end. Guests can also have a glimpse of the famous Ganga Aarti of Dashashwamedh Ghat.
You'll start at
Ravidas Ghat Road
Ravidas Ghat Rd, Dumraon Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
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    Banaras Ghats
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    The Morning Cruise offers a splendid view of the entire riverfront and the river bathed in the golden sunrise. The cruise allows the viewer to take in every detail of the magnificent heritage at each of the 84 ghats. Witness the uniqueness of the life on ghats popularly known as “Subah E Banaras”, pilgrims performing rituals makes this a truly unforgettable experience.
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You'll end at
Ravidas Ghat Road
Ravidas Ghat Rd, Dumraon Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ravidas Ghat Road, Ravidas Ghat Rd, Dumraon Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Tea/Coffee, cookies and bottled water are included.
  • Entry/Admission - Banaras Ghats
  • No outside eatables are allowed onboard the Cruise.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dhanashri g wrote a review Mar. 11
Mumbai, India42 contributions8 helpful votes
The Alaknanda cruise on the Varanasi Ghats was really good! It took us through all the ghats, with a brief narration on highlights of each. We also had excellent darshan of the evening arati............we took the evening cruise. The local boatmen try to dissuade you from opting
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Date of experience: March 2020
smvinit wrote a review Feb. 2020
Pune, India16 contributions5 helpful votes
Its a cruise on Ganga river which covers all the ghats located along the river coast. There are two schedules , one in morning & other in evening. We took the evening cruise which starts at 5.30 pm. Could witness the various ghats & on the return journey , the cruise
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Date of experience: February 2020
JAYANTA BOSE wrote a review Jan. 2020
Kolkata (Calcutta), India62 contributions36 helpful votes
Alakananda cruise run between RAVIDAS PARK GHAT to raj ghat varanasi covering 84 ghat, boarding point alakanda jetty , ravidas park ghat, near ASSI GHAT,morning cruise start at 8.00am to 9.30a.m, cost per head rs900/, tour along with wellcome drinks, lower dech is A.C, they
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Date of experience: January 2020
shivang wrote a review Jan. 2020
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we were at Varanasi for a conference. needless to say that time was short and mornings were packed with meetings. we booked the entire cruise and the service was fantastic. we got a glimpse of all the ghats in their grandeur and also Ganga Aarti. The cruise started at 5.15 and
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Date of experience: January 2020
S L wrote a review Jan. 2020
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
I admit it may have been a bit touristy thing to do and not traditional at all. However, it was a very great experience. It gave us a really good and peaceful opportunity to see all the Ghats in Varanasi. Had difficulty to book direct so messaged them on WhatsApp and they got
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Nordic Cruiseline
Pros -- good value for money if time is limited , see all the ghats and evening aarti without troubled by the cro
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Worth it
its a airconditioned boat with approximately 60 seats. starts at 5.30 and ends at 7 pm . the support staff is exc
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Sunset Cruise with Ganga Aarti @ Dasaswamedh
The Alaknanda Sunset Cruise with Ganga Aarthi views @ Dasaswamedh Ghat is a truly amazing experience. As you sail t
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Must for Varanasi trip
Simply excellent. It was an wonderful service introduced in Varanasi. We took the evening cruise which covered the
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luxury cruise on ganga river @ varanasi
this service has started recently. we got to see all ghats of varanasi twice and highlight was evening aarties at v
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Good orientation tour and experience
Ok, so there are mixed opinions about this one. Let me give you my perspective. I did this cruise the evening I rea
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Worth Every Penny, Especially The Evening Cruise
My Mom, Wife and I took the evening cruise on a close to full moon night during our trip to Varanasi in August 2019
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Alaknanda Jetty Evening Cruise 🚢
What an ecstatic experience it was to pass through the Ganges, taking in the cool breeze and have a blissful evenin
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Beautiful evening
Went to celebrate the vibrant varanasi ghats. It is a luxury cruiser which was recently started by PM MODI. it's an
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Sameer S
Worth every penny
We did the evening cruise. A day earlier, our hotel had provided an open boat and we had done a tour of all ghats a
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Standards are well maintained
We took the evening cruise. The boat arrangements and Ganga Arti were great. But the (bought on the cruise for 100
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Let this sink in ( the experience 😋) ! Just incredible ! what else I should say! actually I cannot put my experi
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Visited Varanasi after Mr. Modi s clean sweep as prime minister of India. Cruisse is of International standards, ve
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A must visit
An amazing experience and really loved every bit of it..... The ride, the view, the politeness of staff, documentar
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Evening Cruise ride
It was an amazing experience altogether. I would recommend people to go for the evening ride as you can see the lig
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