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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 February is the best season to visit Haridwar.

  • October to February - The temperature goes as low as 10 degree Celsius, and you may experience chilly winds. You can comfortably take pilgrimage and sightseeing tours during this time. November is the best month to visit Haridwar as the winter season begins in November. Weather gets pleasant for various activities. You also get to see beautiful sunset views during these months. We suggest that you pack woolens if you plan to visit Haridwar in winters.
  • March to June - It is the summer season in Haridwar. March is the ideal month to visit in this season. The weather is not very hot or cold. In fact, it is delightful for sightseeing. Many people visit Haridwar during this time to celebrate Ramnavami. The temperature starts increasing from April and stays warm till June. But, it is fantastic to take a holy dip in the Ganges in this scorching heat. Every year thousands of devotees visit Haridwar in June to attend the Saavan Festival. We suggest you keep an umbrella and sunscreen handy.
  • July to September-It is From July onwards monsoon begins in Haridwar. The city gets relief from the summer heat, and the weather becomes relatively pleasant. In July, the Kanwar Mela is held, which sees a crowd of over 2 million every year. We suggest that you book your hotel in Haridwar in advance if you plan to visit this place during monsoon season. August and September witness rainfall. The price of accommodations goes down in these months.

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  • Theme of Haridwar [Pilgrimage, Culture]
  • You'll love Haridwar for [Ambience, Temples, Market]
  • Watchout for [Crowded, Unclean]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - March
  • Altitude 1,030 ft. above sea level

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Best Time To Visit haridwar

The month of October marks the beginning of the winter season, which ends in March. It is the best time to visit Haridwar. The weather is pleasant during this time, with temperatures that vary from 6°C to 24°C. Owing to the cold weather, warm clothes and woolens are a must. The festivals that are celebrated in Haridwar make the entire city light up, with people enjoying with much gusto. Ram Navami and Buddha Purnima are the main festivals, but the most awaited festival is the Kumbh Mela, which occurs every 12 years in winter.

Although Haridwar is welcoming throughout the year, the peak season to visit Haridwar, other than the months of winters, is in the month of July. The Kanwar Mela held here attracts hordes of pilgrims who journey on foot for the entire month of Saavan to seek blessings of Lord Shiva by gathering holy waters of the River Ganga from Hindu pilgrim places of Haridwar, Gaumukh, and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar. Another ideal time to visit Haridwar is during Diwali celebrations in October and November when the city is lit up with diyas, candles, and fireworks and makes for a splendid sight, not just for pilgrims, but for everyone visiting this place.

Since it is a prominent Hindu pilgrimage spot, it is not possible to point out Haridwar tourist season, as people throughout the year flock this place to seek God's blessings. Other than Har Ki Pauri and its prominent temples like Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi, Haridwar lies very close to Rishikesh, Dehradun, Mussoorie among other places, which can be easily visited from here.

While you can explore the city on your own, the best way to explore it is by booking Haridwar holiday packages that extensively cover all destinations around the area. These packages also ensure you get the best hotels in Haridwar. They even take care of your travel, so all you need to do is visit the place and thoroughly explore it at your own pace. Since this is a tourist-friendly destination, it is easy to get accommodation in Haridwar. From budget to 5-star hotels, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to Haridwar hotels. You can find a list of these hotels online or if you opt for a package, it will already be taken care of.

If you visit Haridwar during summers, i.e., between the months of April and June, be prepared to face warm days where the temperature rises upto 40-degree Celsius. However, the nights will still be pleasant owing to its proximity to the Ganges. Haridwar may not have any adventure sports of its own, but if you have a knack for adventure, you can plan a short trip to Rishikesh from here where you can indulge in camping, star gazing, river rafting among others.
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