Haridwar India
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January - December
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Dehradun (20 Kms)
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Haridwar, Gateway to God, has numerous ashrams, ghats, temples, and other revered sites for Hindu pilgrims. The city witnesses a large number of footfalls year-round and it is increasing every year exponentially. Below are some most popular places to visit in Haridwar that you must include in your Haridwar Tour Packages.

Har Ki Pauri
Har ki Pauri is the first place in Haridwar that you must visit once in your lifetime. The meaning of Har ki Pauri is Lord Shiva’s steps – situated on the banks of Ganges. According to the Vedic literature, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva visited this place. Being the most scared ghat, Har ki Pauri is the must visit destination if you want to take a dip in holy river. In the evening, you can also attend Ganga Aarti in Haridwar. 

Mansa Devi Temple
It is another most popular place which is located at Bilwa Parvat on the Shivalik Hills. Dedicated to Goddess Mansa, this temple is known as siddha peeth. It is believed that Goddess Mansa fulfils all the wishes of her devotees. You can reach here by trekking or taking ropeway. Surely, it is the best thing to do in Haridwar.

Chandi Devi Temple
In Haridwar, another sidhpeeth is Chandi Devi Temple which is dedicated to Goddess Chandi. Numerous devotees visit this temple to get their wishes fulfilled. Located at the top of Shivalik Hills’ Neel Parvat, this temple was constructed by the Kashmir King Suchan Singh. In 8th century, the idol was established by Adi Shankaracharya. Take ropeway or trek to reach the temple. From here, you can enjoy breathtaking views of Haridwar. 

Maya Devi Temple
Dedicated to Goddess Maya, it is another sidhpeeth in Haridwar. According to mythological literature, Maya devi temple was built on the site where heart and naval of Goddess Sati fell. Being one of the oldest temples, it was built in 11th century where hundreds of devotees visit to seek the blessings of Goddess Maya. This footfall increases during Kumbh mela and Navratri.  

Bharat Mata Mandir
Bharat Mata Mandir, as its name implies, is a temple in Haridwar that is dedicated to freedom fighters and patriots. This temple was inaugurated by late Prime Minister – Indira Gandhi in the year 1983. It is 180 feet tall with eight floors. The timings to visit this temple are 7.30 AM to 5 PM. 

Sapt Rishi Ashram
Situated on the bank of the river, Sapt Rishi Ashram is a famous place that witnesses a large number of footfall of visitors. If you are seeking a peaceful place for yoga and meditation, then you must include this ashram in your Haridwar Tourism package. This place offers great ambience that is perfect for meditation. The seven sages – Atri, Vashishta, Kashyapa, Gautam, Bharadwaja, and Vishwamitra were meditating along the banks as per mythology. 

Daksha Mahadev Temple
In Haridwar, Kankhal is amongst panch tirths that is home to the renowned Maa Anandamayi Ashram and Daksha Mahadev temple. If we talk about Daksha Mahadev temple, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple has the Daksha ghat and the Yajna kund on the left of the main temple where you can take a dip in the river Ganga. Check our affordable Uttarakhand Tour Packages.

Shanti Kunj Ashram
It is a reputed ashram in Haridwar that has the headquarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP). This centre has given happiness and the right path to a large number of people. It has Gayatri Mata Temple, Yagya Shala, Devatma Himalaya Temple,  Akhand deep, an exhibition of  Divine culture and temples of ancient rishis. Here, you can also indulge yourself in the activities of ashram daily. 

Parad Shivling
In Harihar Ashram, Parad Shivling is a religious site that is located on the Kankhal road. The key attraction of this ashram is mercury Shivalinga which is around 151 Kg in weight. This word derived from Parad – mercury and Shivling – the symbol of Lord Shiva. Being a holy pilgrimage site, this temple is visited by numerous devotees. At this temple, other attraction is the Rudraksha tree where you can collect Rudraksha and wear them to get rid of your problems. Seek blessings of Lord Shiva at this temple by booking Uttarakhand Tourism package!

Rajaji National Park
Rajaji National Park is one of the most popular national reserves that is known for its wildlife – elephants and tigers. This park spreads over three districts of Uttarakhand – Pauri Garhwal, Haridwar, and Dehradun. When it comes to their forest area, you will find it famous for Teak, Sal and other shrubs. Here, you can explore the rich diversity and wilderness of Himalayan lives with elephant safari or jeep safari which is organized by Indian Forest department. Book Uttarakhand Tour Packages in advance and have a great time with your friends and family. 

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Attractions in Haridwar

1. Bhimgoda Barrage
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2. Ganga Aarti in Haridwar
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3. Vaishno Devi Temple Haridwar
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4. Daksha Mahadev Temple
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5. Bharat Mata Mandir Haridwar
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6. Mansa Devi Temple
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7. Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary
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8. Chandi Devi Temple
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9. Fun Valley Water Park
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10. Har Ki Pauri
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11. Maya Devi Temple
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12. Swami Vivekanand Park
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13. Shanti Kunj Haridwar
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14. Bara Bazar
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15. Saptrishi Ashram
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16. Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple
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17. Jai Ram Ashram
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18. Doodhadhari Barfani Temple
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19. Bhuma Niketan
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20. Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar
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