Shatrughan Ghat: “Riverside Ganga Aarti Retreat in Rishikesh”

The Ganga Aarti at Shatrughan Ghat is an unparalleled experience that exudes peace and spirituality. It is undoubtedly the best one I have ever attended. It is located on the banks of the River Ganges, the setting offers an incredible view. As the sun sets, the entire atmosphere is filled with an elevated sense of energy. Observing these rituals being carried out is almost meditative.

The tranquil flow of the Ganges sends a message that penetrates deeply into my soul, without any distractions. I thoroughly enjoyed this serene and spiritual experience at the Shatrughan Ghat Ganga Aarti in Rishikesh during the evening.

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Satrughna Mandir Rishikesh
Satrughna Mandir Rishikesh

 Shatrughan Ghat Rishikesh

Every evening at Shatrughan Ghat in Rishikesh, alongside the sacred river Ganga, a mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony takes place. The water here remains fresh even when stored in bottles for a long time. People, both devotees and tourists, gather to witness this beautiful event.

During the ceremony, they offer oil lamps with deep devotion and sing praises to the holy river Ganga. It’s a captivating sight that attracts many to experience the spiritual ambiance of the Ghats.

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Shatrughan Ghat at Ramjhula Parking
Shatrughan Ghat at Ram Jhula Parking

My Experience

The breathtaking natural scenery leaves me in awe! In just 10 minutes, I can feel its enchanting effect taking hold of me. A sense of serenity washes over me as if all my worries have been dissolved. The sheer magnificence of nature is on full display before my eyes, and I cannot help but stretch my arms out to embrace the gentle touch of the water from Ma Ganga. I feel a newfound sense of balance and harmony that I have never experienced before.

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Ganga Aarti Rishikesh
Ganga Aarti Rishikesh

My Feelings

The experience of the Ganga Aarti at Satrughan Ghat is truly indescribable. It’s a must-visit for anyone seeking a unique and profound spiritual experience. There is an inexplicable feeling of greatness.  You feel while being there. You simply have to witness it for yourself. I highly recommend it – the experience is absolutely amazing!

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Shatrughan Ghat Ramjhula Rishikesh
Shatrughan Ghat Ramjhula Rishikesh


It is near Ramjhula Parking, Shatrughan Ghat offers a picturesque and serene setting, radiating spirituality and tranquility. It offers a stunning view of the Ganges River making it an ideal spot for finding inner peace and rejuvenating your spirit. In my opinion, it’s one of the most peaceful places I’ve ever experienced!


Shatrughan Ghat is the most sacred spot to witness the Ganga Aarti in Rishikesh. Words cannot fully capture the incredible experience it offers. If you’re in Rishikesh, attending the Ganga Aarti at Shatrughan Ghat is an absolute must. It completes your visit to the city and leaves you with an indescribable feeling of awe and wonder..



Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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