boat from Allahabad to Varanasi, are regarded as the 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. The boat stops at islands on the river bank for an overnight stay in the camps. While navigating through the Ganges in the boat during the day, you will come across the beautiful countryside, pulsating several Ghats, migratory birds, enthusiastic holy throngs taking a dip in the Ganges, ancient temples, floating away from 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 the 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 attraction of Allahabad is the Sangam or confluence of three holiest rivers in Hindu mythology, namely river Ganga, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati. The boat takes you through to the enchanting river alongside 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 Ganges Ghats that complement the concept of divinity. Ghats of Ganges is the holiest spot in Varanasi. You can see pilgrims flocking the place to take a 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 Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Kabir Ghat, and Assi Ghat.
So come and join the
Boat touras what could be a better way to enjoy the holiest cities of India, by a boat expedition on the world's holiest river. Enjoy the wooden country boat through a part of the majestic landscape of India. The boat is well equipped with cozy cushions and comfortable mattresses under the canvas roof, and you can savor delicious snacks while enjoying the magnificent vista that lines 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 because almost the whole north India is covered by dense fog especially at the end of December to the start of January. Dense fog may affect navigation on the river. You can also witness the annual Magh Mela if you 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 islands depending on the season. You will be served Breakfast & Dinner at the campsite on the island or river banks, lunch and evening tea cookies will be on board.
3. Boats are common wooden country boats with a couple of rows, a mast. Two boatmen are deployed on each boat. Onboard you are provided with the mattress, bolsters, and pillows where 04 people can easily sit in a relaxed position during the navigation on the river as there are no such sitting arrangements on board.
4. The boat stops at the deserted bank for the toilet while sailing and at the campsite we have camps consists of pit toilets.