Triveni Ghat

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    Location: Jairam Ashram Marg, Triveni Ghat, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 hour.

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    The convergence of three great rivers of Yamuna, Ganges, and the Saraswati defines the ghat, and nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, the trivalent ghat is the most sacrosanct bathing spot and is considered the holiest spot in Rishikesh. Triveni means the three and that comes from the fact that it’s the confluence of three major rivers of India namely Yamuna, Ganges, and Saraswati. Triveni Ghat is the most famous ghat is in Rishikesh.


    Triveni GhatThe holiness of this place is another level of satisfaction for all the visitors. In this ghat, maha arati is performed here every morning and evening the arati has relevance and it’s said to hold special significance to those who attend it. Maha arati is attended both times with much enthusiasm and devotion throughout the year and devotees also release small oil lamps on boats made of big leaves. 

    These sections look so much beautiful. Like you are in heaven.


    Priests in red robe in the holy city of Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, India during the evening light ceremony called Ganga arthi to worship river Ganga _ Ganges.

    In this ghat, it’s believed that a dip can relieve a human from all his sins and takes her/him towards purity of soul and mind.

    Its also believed that Lord Krishna came to that ghat when he was hit by an arrow shot by Jara a hunter and the famous Krishna Khatri is also constructed here Because of the lord’s visit.

    This ghat also holds an important place in Hindu mythology and finds its mention even in the great tales of Mahabharata and Ramayana.

    Inside/Outside Views

    In this ghat, there is a flourishing market that satiates the needs of pilgrims for religious artifacts and objects of worship and the market also has souvenirs and items of daily need which is why it is always crowded.

    In this ghat, you can feed fish is also an engaging and satisfying Activity while sitting there. Every morning and evening time arati is performed there and that’s the most beautiful scene ever.

    Opening Hours

    Every day from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    The entry fee of this place is free of cost for all the visitors.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to this place is Jolly Grant airport. You can easily reach there by air.

    By rail: Dehradun railway station is the nearest railway station to this place. So after reaching Dehradun you can take a cab or taxi to get to this place.

    By road: by road is the best way to visit this place. You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this place easily.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry water bottles in this trip.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place and it’s free of cost.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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