Haridwar Tour Package
Haridwar, truely translated as Gateway to God, Haridwar is one of the seven holiest places for Hindus, placed on the banks of River Ganges. Hardwar is an ancient religious city in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand. Haridwar is one of the best tourist Places to visit in Uttarakhand aside from being a famous pilgrimage scene in India. Haridwar has become more than just a holy city, where people various to perform immersion of the ashes or took a dip in the water to wash away their sins.
Hardwar has been a classic place to start a pilgrim’s journey in order to reach Mount Kailash, the constant abode of Lord Shiva, Kedarnath, the northernmost Jyotirlinga and one of the sites of the smaller Char Dham tour circuit and Gaumukh, the source of River Ganga. Har ki Pauri or footsteps of Lord Shiva is considered the most sacred site in Hardwar.
In Haridwar there are famous shrine, temples, ashrams, ghats, hotels, kumbh mela, ganges river, yoga, places of religious interests, etc. that attract the peoples from all over the world.
Places to visit in Haridwar
Har ki Pauri
Har means God and Pauri means foot prints. Har Ki Pauri means footprints of God. The most popular landmark at the Ghats is the footprint of Lord Vishnu himself. The area is famous for being the location of the Kumbha Mela and the Ardha Kumbha Mela. Hari ki Pauri is one of the most sacred bathing ghat in India. Har Ki Pauri is 02 kms far from the Haridwar Railway Station. Everyday there is ceremony called Ganga Aarti is organized here. Ceremony is dedicated to River Ganga which is constantly providing life in the form of her water to people. Ganga Aarti is widely visited by thousands of people everyday (Mostly in evening).
Mansa Devi Temple
Mansa Devi Temple is dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi. It is an ancient temple that attract people all over from India due to its significance. It is located at the top of Bilwa Parvat. Pilgrims can also use ropeway. The pilgrims can reach the temple by 03 ways. 1. By normal trek 2. By steps 3. By cable car (ropeway).
Chandi Devi Temple
The temple is devoted to Chandi Devi, a form of the Hindu idol Durga. The Chandi Devi Temple is one of the most ancient temples in India and attracts thousands of pilgrims during the festivals of Navratra and the Kumbha Mela.Chandi Devi Temple is also one of the siddh peeths in haridwar along with Mansa Devi and Maya Devi Temple. Temple can be reached by two ways. 1. By trek (03 km one way) 2. By Cable Car (ropeway) (10 Minutes ride).
Daksha Mahadev Temple
Daksha Mahadev Temple is dedicated to lord Shiva (Mahadev). Daksheswara Mahadev Temple is one of the popular and ancient temple in Haridwar. It is also known as Daksha temple or Daksha Mandir. This temple is placed in Kankhal. Millions of pilgrims come here at Maha Shivaratri festival
Bharat Mata Temple
The Bharat Mata Mandir is placed near sapt Rishi Ashram, Haridwar. It dedicated to mother India. It is a religious shrine and it is founded by Swami Satyamitranand Giri. It was inaugurated by the late India Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi in 1983.
Haridwar Bhimgoda Kund enlightens the travelers on the rich religious heritage and mythological legacy of the bygone best time. Legend has it that while the Pandavas were here, Bhim with one blow of his horse’s hoof drew water from the rocks at this spot.
Chila Wildlife Sanctuary
Haridwar Chila Wildlife Sanctuary, part of Rajaji National Park, covers an area of approximately 240 sq. km. which attracts wildlife lovers with its perfect scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. It has 23 species of mammals and 315 fauna species.