Ganges River

Running through Northern India, the Ganges River is a sacred waterway to Hindus with a beautiful and unique culture to be discovered by every visitor to its shores. Worshipped as the Hindu goddess, Ganga, the Ganges functions as a lifeline for millions of Indians who use its waters every day. A voyage down the Ganges unlocks a heritage not seen anywhere else in the world.

River Facts

Length1,569 miles (2,525 km)
Primary SourceGangotri Glacier, India
MouthUttarakhand, India
CountriesIndia, Bangladesh
Notable CitiesPatna (India), Varanasi (India), Kolkata (India)
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