Haridwar is one of the best destination in India: Haridwar is one of the oldest living city famous for its religious and it’s culture heritage.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing with you about one of the best destination in India is Haridwar.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Haridwar is the largest city  in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, India. At this place Ganga river enters the Indo- Gangetic plains of North India, flowing from Gaumukh at Gangotri Glacier. The distance from Gaumukh to Haridwar is 253 km. This place is regarded as one the seven holiest places to Hindus. After every 12 years Kumb Mela is celebrated. This Mela  is attended by millions of pilgrims and devotees to perform rituals bathing on Ganga River. Haridwar is also an entry point to the Chota Char Dham Pilgrimages which are Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India    Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Weather Conditions of Haridwar:

Summer: In summer this place is too hot, the average temperature of this place is 44 degrees C to30 degrees C. The best part of this place in summer is to rome around Ganga River in evening.

Winter: In winter this place is quite chilly, the average temperature of this place is 6 degrees C to 16 degrees C.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Ways to reach at Haridwar:

By Air: To reach here by air the nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport is in Dehradun and is 35 km away from Haridwar.

By Railways: to reach here by train the nearest Railway Station is in Haridwar. Haridwar is well connected to other cities of India through railway network.

By Road: To reach here by road through National Highway 45 connects to other major cities of India, National Highway 58 between Delhi and Mana Passes through Haridwar. This route connects Gaziabad, Meerut, Rorkee and Badrinath and National Highway 74 connects Haridwar with Kashipur, Kiccha, Nagina, Philbit and Bareily.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

8 Important and Famous places to visit in Haridwar:

  • Har ki Paudi: This place is famous because of its sacred ghat. At this Ghat many devotees came here for the blessings of Goddess Ganga. At Har Ki Paudi you will definitely have a great experience of the evening prayer to Goddess Ganga. Here you will listen the beautiful sound and seen the colour after the prayer. Pilgrims float lamps (Diyas) on the Ganga River. Every year thousands of people visit here from all over the world to attend this prayer and to experience this unbelievable scenes.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India   Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

 

  • Chandi Devi Temple: This temple is also famous temple in Haridwar dedicated to Goddess Chandi Maa. This temple  is located at Neel Parvat on the eastern bank of Ganga River. This temple was constructed in 1929 A.D by the king of Kashmir Suchet Singh. To reach at this temple there is a trek of 3 km from Chandighat and you can also reach here through rope-way.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India  Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Mansa Devi Temple: This is another famous temple in Haridwar dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi. This temple is very popular tourist destination because of the cable cars that offers picture perfect scenes of the city. In this temple you will see two idols of Goddess one is with three mouths and five arms and other with eight arms.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India  Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Maya Devi Temple: This temple is one of the ancient temple of Haridwar. This temple is said to be a place where heart and navel of the Goddess Sati had fallen.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India  Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar: This place is best for the people who is delighted by Bird watchers and home to many migratory birds during winter season. This place is a bird sanctuary situated on the main Ganga River at Bhimgoda Barrage.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India  Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Dudhadhari Barfani Temple: This is also another famous temple in Haridwar. The complex of the temple in white marbel and this temple is one of the beautiful temples in Haridwar. This temple is a part of the ashram of Dudhadhari Barfani Baba.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India  Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Pawan Dham: This temple is a popular tourist destination for you all because of its architecture this temple attracts many tourists to visit this temple as this temple was made entirely with glass pieces.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Bharat Mata Temple: This temple was inaugurated by Indira Gandhi on 15th May 1983 on the bank of River Ganga.This temple is a multi story building dedicated to Bharat Mata.

There are 8 floors in this temple:

  • On the first floor of the temple there is a statue of Bharat Mata,
  • on second floor there is Shur Mandir,  dedicated to the well renowned heroes of India,
  • on the third floor there  Matri Mandir is dedicated to the achievements of India’s revered women, such as Radha, Mira, Savitri, Draupadi, Ahilya, Anusuya, Maitri, Gargi etc. ,
  • on the fourth floor there are great saints from various religion such as Jainism, Sikhism, and Buddhism,
  • on the fifth floor there is an assembly hall with walls depicting symbolic coexistence of all religions practised in India and paintings portraying history and beauty in various provinces,
  • on sixth floor there is a various forms of Goddess Shakti,
  • on the seventh floor there is an incarnation to Lord Vishnu and
  • on the eighth floor there is a shrine of Lord Shiva.

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India  Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Accommodation facilities in Haridwar

7 Best hotels in Haridwar:

  • Hotel Alpana:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Hotel Le Roi:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Hotel Ganga Exotica:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Hotel Krishna Ji:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Hotel Har Ki Paudi:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Hotel Sun:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

  • Hotel Park roots:

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

Haridwar is one of the best destination in India

In the end I hope you like my blog.

 

 

 

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

18 thoughts on “Haridwar is one of the best destination in India”

  1. Nice article! I’ve never been to India but It’s in my bucket list. I love the traditions. It must be such a cultural shock…
    I especially would like to witness some traditional festival! I’ll definitely keep this place in mind.

  2. I have to admit I didn’t know anything about Haridwar before reading this! Thank you for putting this information together, it’s very helpful. I am planning to visit India at some point in the next couple of years, so I will add this to my itinerary now!

  3. This is a really well thought out post. I like the hotel and weather elements of the travel guide! I’d love to visit India, definitely on my bucket list!

  4. Beautiful pictures! Thank you so much for sharing your trip to Haridwar. I’ve never been to India before but after seeing these beautiful I want to visit!

  5. Very informative! I’ve never been to India, but it’s definitely high on my list of places to go. I enjoy being part of traditional and cultural practices, they’re such eye opening experiences. The lamps look really beautiful on the river in the dark as well. Will be adding this place to the list 🙂

  6. Great article! India is on my to-do list so will keep this place in mind. The bird sanctuary looks super interesting, i always love to see wildlife when travelling. Thanks for sharing

  7. Wow great information! I have never actually heard of this place but you really covered everything! The pictures are beautiful!

  8. Looking so amazing! India is on my bucket list for a long time and I guess I will visit this place too. Can you tell me more about the prices and budget there? Thanks! 🙂

  9. Rahat, thanks for sharing Haridwar with us. With your descriptions, I do want to visit the famous town one day. Also, I’ve heard there are people that have collected ancestry information for generations from around India. It would be fun to see what they know.

    1. Thank you so much for your appreciating and you would also need to look that you get ancestor information from right one because yes will also see here fake one too.

  10. Thanks for sharing, Rahat! I had no idea about Haridwar before I read this post. I love festivals and cultural events… Har ki Paudi would be such a great experience.

  11. I have faint memories of Haridwar but I still find it the holiest place to go when all that your heart desires is peace and tranquility. Loved sitting at Har Ki Pedi and watching lot diyas float.

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