boat from Allahabad to Varanasi, are regarded holiest cities in India. A wooden boat is also boarded with boatman and kitchen crew staff, who will be accompanying you throughout the journey through this holy Ganges river. Boat stops at islands on the river bank for overnight stay in the camps .While navigating through Ganges in boat during the day, you will come across beautiful country side, Pulsating several Ghats, migratory birds, an enthusiastic holy throngs taking dip in the Ganges, ancient temples , floating away the baskets full of colorful flowers into the legendry Ganges river. You can get off the boat to explore the villages located on the bank of Ganges and their art of living. You can indulge yourself in talking to the villagers and exchange your cultural views. Staying in camps on the bank of river Ganges makes this tour a memorable one.
Allahabad is popularly known as one of the holy places of Kumbh fair or Kumbh Mela or Kumbh fair. Which occurs in every six and twelve years. Another attractions of Allahabad is the Sangam or confluence of three holiest rivers in Hindu mythology , namely river Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. Boat takes you through to the enchanting river along side the pulsating Ghats on the banks.
As soon as your boat reaches through the Ghats of Varanasi or Kashi. You will witness the Varansi's older traditions and its Gnages Ghats that complement the concept of divinity.Ghats of Ganges are the holiest spot in Varanasi. You can see pilgrims flocking the place to take holy dip in the divine river Ganges. There are numerous temples seen on the bank of the Ganges in Varanasi. Some of the prominent and famous Ghats are Dasaswamedh Gaht, Manikaranika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Kabir Ghat and Assi Ghat.
So come and join the
Boat touras what could be a better way to enjoy the most holiest cities of India, by a boat expedition on the world's most holiest river. Enjoy the wooden country boat through a part of majestic landscape of India. The boat is well equipped with the cozy cushions and comfortable mattresses under the canvas roof, and you can savour delicious snacks while enjoying the magnificent vista that line the shifting banks of the Ganges.
Elements of the boat tours:
1. Best time to enjoy the
boat tour from Allahabad to Varanasiis between November to 20th December every year considering the fact that almost whole north India is covered by dense fog especially at the end of December to the start of January. Dense fog may affect the navigation on the river. You can also witness the annual Magh Mela if plan your boat cruise tour in January to February as Magh mela occurs every year between January to February.
2. We set up our tents on the deserted river banks or island depending on the season.You will be served Breakfast & Dinner at camp site on the island or river banks, lunch and evening tea cookies will be on board.
3. Boats are basically common wooden country boats with couple of rows, a mast. Two boat men are deployed on each boat. On board you are provided with the mattress, bolsters and pillows where 04 person can easily sit in relaxed position during the navigation on river as there is no such sitting arrangements on board.
4. Boat stops at deserted bank for toilet while sailing and at camp site we have camps consists of pit toilet.