River Ganga is not only sacred but is the backbone for the water requirement technicalities in India. It holds both utility and religious importance by the residents of India. Every place situated at the banks of the river has its own importance and prominence. For example, Rishikesh’s Ganga is now known for rafting purposes. Rishikesh is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Considered a holy city, the city is strictly vegetarian by law with a stricter prohibition of alcohol, but the vegetarian dishes can be savored in earnest.
A tributary of the Ganga River is river omit which flows from Lucknow thus making it a tourist place. Apart from Ganga, Lucknow is also famous for delicacies of Nawabi cuisines comprising of Biriyani, Kebabs.
There are few ghats of Allahabad which are considered sacred and are worshipped by devotees, for the very reason of Ganga flowing from its boundaries. Allahabad is one of the four places that hold the mega-congregation, the Kumbh Mela.
If seeking the raw view of river Ganga, then you must visit the ghats f Varanasi where you will en core yourself with the ‘not-to-be-missed- visew of the river. Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in India. Lined with temples along the ghats of Ganges, it always witnesses a congregation of devotees, pilgrims and tourists from the farthest corner.
The ancient city of Pataliputra saw several transitions to come into its present form as Patna. Kumhrar and Agam Kuan are the sites of the ruins of the Ashokan Pataliputra.
The best of Ganges can be savored on the boat trips available at several jetties. A boat ride can be taken from Princep Ghat and followed by a train journey along a beautiful track adjacent to the river. The riverside is a beautiful recluse from the busy city.
Devprayag is a small town situated in the rugged terrains of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand is witness to the confluence of the rivers Bhagirathi and Alakananda which merge to form the Ganges. The splendid sight of the differently colored waters of the two rivers is the highlight of the region.