Our Earth II The mighty Ganges river
Join us as we journey from its source in the foothills of the mighty Himalayan mountains until it bursts into the Bay of Bengal, a journey of 2525 km.
The Ganges River emerges from the Himalayas at the town of Rishikesh. 400 million people live on the banks of the Ganges as it flows on a 2,525 km journey until it enters the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean Sacred to all India's Hindu population who believe it to be sacred. It is also one of the most polluted rivers on Earth.