Haridwar is a famous Hindu temple town where millions of devotees come to take a dip in the holy Ganges. It's believed that taking a dip in the Har Ki Pauri relieves you of all your sins.
Haridwar, considered to be among the seven holiest cities in India, is located on the bank of Holy River Ganga in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Haridwar is city, from where Holy River Ganga enters into the plains. It is also one of the sacred city of Hindus. The beauty of Haridwar lies in a perfect combination of shivalik Hills ,plains and River Ganga. The breeze of Haridwar echoes with the sound of sheloks & mantras. More than eight hundred year old ritual of Ganga Aarti ceremony is performed at Har ki Pauri every day at the time of sun set and sun rise followed worshiping with Dias (Lamp) in river Ganga.
Along with Prayagraj, Nashik and Ujjain, Haridwar is one of the only four cities in India which host the Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Mela occurs after every twelve Years and Ardh Kumbh after every six years. It is said that drops of Amrut (Elixir) fell in to the Brahmkund of Har-Ki-Pauri and It is considered to have a holy dip in the Brahmakund on this particular day which is very auspicious and when Jupiter (Brahaspati) comes to the sign Aquarius (Kumbh) once in every twelve years the Maha Kumbh fair is observed at Haridwar.
Haridwar is a Gateway to Chardham Yatra and apart from the religious value, Haridwar is also offering yoga & Spiritual centres,Destination Weddings,Confrences,Wild life and getting famous as a Industrial Hub.
In this tour you will be visiting famous Temple and places of Haridwar.
We will take you to visit Har Ki Pauri, you may take a holy dip in River Ganga, walk along with River Ganga, witness Ganga Aarti and later visit local Market- Moti Bazaar. We would take you on Haridwar tour by walk , local Cycle Rikshaws and for long distances definitely you will be going in Car.
Since Haridwar is a religious place and heritage city, here you can see plenty of temples. We would arrange a temple tour for you. Visit Chandi Devi Temple , Mansa Devi Temple via cable cars, Daksha Mahadev Temple- Kankhal , Bhimgoda Kund and Sapt Rishi Ashram.
At the last if you are in Haridwar and do’t want to go home without a bag full of souvenirs, few markets are here- Moti Bazar, Jwalapur, Bara Bazar and Kankhal are scattered across the city selling precocious jems and stones, handicrafts, and Ayurvedic medicines and Jwalapur Market for good quality of cloths including Sarees and Suits.
You can do the followings in Haridwar
Wildlife Safari: The Rajaji National Park is spread across 1,150sq km and located around 10 kms. from Haridwar. A visit to this national park is the perfect choice to those who want to be in the lab of Nature.
It’s an ideal destination for wild life and adventure lovers. You may lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Elephant, Tigers, Spoted Deers, Neel Gaay and plenty of Birds etc.
Ayurvedic Treatments: Haridwar is one of the best places to receive Ayurvedic treatment. The famous Patanjali Yogpeeth, Niramayam, Yog Gram of Baba Ramdev’s are located near Haridwar and city is offering more spiritual centres.
Bird watching and photography tour: For birds loving, nature loving and people who are getting up in the early morning- than let’s go to visit Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar, Plenty of birds are waiting. Located 3.5 km away from the city, this quaint place is a home to diverse migratory birds every winter. If you want to lose yourself in the soothing music of the Himalayas or migratory birds, it’s the place for you.
Cycling Tour: In this tour you will explore the city by cycle. Pick up your cycle and move to Near Ghats, Ashrams, Chilla Road and Kankhal for exciting time. Hand over your cycle and back to Hotel with amazing experience.
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Reaching Haridwar :
Nearest Rail Head – Haridwar
Nearest Airport - Jollygrant Airport, Dehradun ( approx 38 Kms. )
Haridwar is connected to various cities via road