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Surrounded by the majestic Shivalik Hills on one side and the mighty Ganges River on the other, Haridwar exudes a mysterious charm that goes further than its reputation as a renowned pilgrimage center. This holy city in Uttarakhand attracts millions of tourists and pilgrims every year. The chaotic streets and the crowded banks of the river, with throngs of people taking a dip to wash away their sins, radiate a certain energy that is hard to miss. For Hindus, Haridwar is one of the most sacred cities, home to several temples such as Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple and many more. The sacred Ghat of Har Ki Pauri is the site where the evening prayers and the much anticipated Kumbh Mela is held. The presence of thousands of diyas floating in the river, is a sight to behold.\r\n\r\nOn the other hand, the city is developing at a fast rate parallel to its religious importance, with the establishment of a number of educational and scientific institutions. Numerous yoga ashrams uphold and promote the spiritual and physical discipline of yoga. Haridwar’s contribution to the centuries old, rich and vibrant culture of India is remarkable.

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  • Best time to visit haridwar Before visiting the holy city of Haridwar, you must know what the best time to visit Haridwar is. October to F...Read More
  • How to reach haridwar The city of Haridwar does not have an airport. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest one. It is a dom...Read More
  • Transport In haridwar There are number of local buses in Haridwar that serve tourists and residents alike. You can commute from one ...Read More
  • People of haridwar Given the spiritual importance of Haridwar, the people of Haridwar are very religiously inclined. They are pro...Read More
  • Languages of haridwar Hindi is the most popular language in Haridwar and it is also the official language. The people who belong to ...Read More
  • History of haridwar The history of Haridwar can be traced back to the ancient times. It has been mentioned in the Hindu epic Mahab...Read More
  • Culture of haridwar Haridwar is considered as one of the holiest cities for Hindus. It serves an entry point to the Char Dham, the...Read More
  • Weather of haridwar Due to its location is in at the foothills of the Himalayas, the weather of Haridwar is influenced by the Hima...Read More
  • Map of haridwar Haridwar district covers an area of about 2360 sq.km and it lies in the southwestern part of the state of Utta...Read More

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Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri

Religious

Spend approx 2 hours

Har Ki Pauri is the most sacred bathing ghat on the banks of the ...
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Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

About 4 kilometer from Haridwar is Daksheswara Mahadev Temple. It...
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Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple

Religious

Spend approx 2 hours

Mansa Devi is a famous temple in Haridwar dedicated to Goddess Ma...
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Maya Devi Temple

Maya Devi Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Maya Devi Temple is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Ma...
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Captain's Cavalry Restrobar

Captain's Cavalry Restrobar

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 3000

There are very few places where you will find non-veg options amo...
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Ganga Lahiri Restaurant

Ganga Lahiri Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1000

For all those who want to try different cuisines, Ganga Lahari re...
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Hoshiyar Puri

Hoshiyar Puri

Dhaba

Cost for Two - INR 300

Hoshiyar Puri is one of the best places to have Indian food in Ha...
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Mathura Walo Ki Pracheen Dukan

Mathura Walo Ki Pracheen Dukan

Street Food

Cost for Two - INR 400

Haridwar is a place which is more famous for its street food than...
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Sangeeta Theatre

Sangeeta Theatre

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 600

Sangeeta Theatre was established in the year 1968 and is definite...
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Payal Cinema

Payal Cinema

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 600

There are not too many theaters in Haridwar that put up recent re...
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Suncity Cinema

Suncity Cinema

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 600

Haridwar has many major religious tourists attractions to see, ho...
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After 11 - Radisson Blu

After 11 Radisson Blu

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1500

After 11 pub in Radisson Blu Hotel is a multi-cuisine restaurant ...
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Budget-Friendly Accommodation In Haridwar Near Har Ki Pauri

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Holiday Packages In haridwar

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    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,990
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Romantic Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
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    Rs.13,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in haridwar

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Popular Flights To haridwar

    • DELDelhi
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-2770
    • 07:00 07:55
      Non Stop
    • 00h 55m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,120
    • LKOLucknow
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-6733
    • 07:50 15:20
      1 Stop
    • 07h 30m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,234
    • JAIJaipur
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-6606
    • 07:50 15:20
      1 Stop
    • 07h 30m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,507
    • BOMMumbai
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-8152
    • 07:20 19:20
      1 Stop
    • 12h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,313
    • BDQVadodara
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-817
    • 16:20 07:10
      1 Stop
    • 14h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,209
    • CCUKolkata
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-5007
    • 20:20 07:10
      1 Stop
    • 10h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,329
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