In the month of November, the city of Prayagraj hosts a spectacular event, Ganga Water Rally, that allows visitors to bring out the adventurer hidden inside them through enthralling watersports. Run for a period of three days, the much-celebrated festival in Uttar Pradesh is celebrated with an aim to promote adventure sports in Uttar Pradesh while encouraging the state tourism. As the name suggests, the festival hosts a large rally through water which starts from Prayagraj and ends at Varanasi via Mirzapur and Chunar. The entire rally runs along the holy Ganga River. Various teams from all over the country and abroad come to perform at this grand festival in Uttar Pradesh. Rowboats, kayaks and canoes are used to perform the activity. Through the rally, an important message of 'Keep Ganga Clean' is also conveyed to the people of the town located along the Ganga River. The Ganga Water Rally is one of the most important watersports events in Uttar Pradesh that not only attracts locals but a significant footfall of foreign tourists can also be seen here.
Highlights of the Festival:
- The Ganga Water Rally promotes the state tourism along with the adventure sports in Uttar Pradesh.
- A large water rally is organized at this festival.
- Teams from around the globe participate in the Ganga Rally Festival.