September 21, 2020

Haridwar Tourism

  • Country : India 
  • State : Uttarakhand
  • Sea Level : 1030 FT
  • Railway Station : Haridwar
  • Airport : Jolly Grant
  • Visitor Say: Excellent

Road Distance 

  • From Dehradun:  55 KM
  • From Mumbai : 1670 KM
  • From Delhi:  250 KM
  • From Kolkata: 1692 KM

Tour & Trips : Haridwar

Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus. according to Hindu mythology during Samudra Manthan when the celestial bird Garuda was carrying Amrit (the elixir of immortality), four drops of it accidentally fell from the pitcher on the world at Haridwar, Ujjain, Nashik Prayag respectively. In Haridwar, the place where it fall is named ‘Brahma Kund’ located on ‘Har Ki Pauri’ considered to be the most sacred Ghat of Haridwar Haridwar literally means ‘Gateway to Lord’. it’s sometimes also called as ‘Gangadwara’ for being the first big city on the bank of Holy River Ganga. every day thousands of pilgrims, devotees, tourists come to Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges to wash away their sins to achieve Moksha. Every 12 years Kumbh Mela is celebrated at Haridwar during that time lakhs of devotees turn to Haridwar. During the month of Savan, lakhs of Shiva Devotees come to Haridwar to gather holy GangaJal for performing pooja of Lord Shiva. Haridwar is extremely well connected to all or any part of India with Air/Highway/Railway network.

Places Of interest In Haridwar

Harki Pauri Hardiwar


Har Ki Pauri the most sacred Ghat of Haridwar where Ganga Mandir Haricharan Mandir also are situated. it’s believed to be the same place where the drop of divine nectar (Amrut) fell from the Kumbh while being carried by the celestial bird Garuda. So after every twelve years, the auspicious Kumbh Mela is organized at this place. Large numbers of tourists throng the place in the evening so on attend the famous Ganga Aarti. An imprint of holy foot of Lord Vishnu(Hari) is present on one among the stones of this ghat so it had been given the name Har-ki-Pauri. A dip within the holy Ganga river at this Ghat may be a must for all visitors without which your visit to Haridwar isn’t complete. Thousands of Pilgrims take the dip a day here which is believed to relive an individual from all sins a passage to the trail of Moksha. The ghat is additionally the place where most of the Hindu rituals are performed.


Mansa Devi Temple


Mansa Devi Temple is located just above Haridwar on Bilwa Parvat at a distance of two .5 km trek by stairs. Mansa Devi is one among the most visited temples in North India is one of the main Siddh peeth.It is believed that by worshipping here tying holy thread to the sacred tree the Goddess Mansa fulfils all the wishes of the devotee. Visiting Mansa Devi temple is additionally popular among tourist because it gives them opportunity to take a ride on the cable car which is an choice to reach Mansa Devi Temple from the town below aside from the steps. the 2 other temples Mayadevi Mandir Chandi Devi Mandir are visited by devotees along side Mansa Devi Mandir.


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