Know About splendid and eventful tour of Hindu Religious City Haridwar – Uttar Pradesh

Haridwar is the city of utmost importance for Hindus. Haridwar city is considered as the origin point for Chardham yatra. Haridwar is fusion of Hari [God] and Dwar [Door].

City have many ancient names like Gangadwar, Dev Bhoomi, Mayapuri & Kapila indicating existence of city at different historic periods of human existence on the earth. Haridwar, which is native abode of Lord Shiva and Vishnu is among the prime and most visited religious cities of India.

Haridwar is high on the religious importance on one side while on the other side city is heavenly gift for the nature lovers due to Rajaji National Park and being the location where world’s most scared river Ganga emerge out from the mountains.


Vital Tourist Information : Haridwar

Location : Haridwar city is located in vicinity of Himalaya in Uttarakhand state towards the western parts of state.


Near By City : Dehradun


State : Uttaranchal [India]


Famous as / For : Religious city - Gateway to Chardham Yatra.


Weather & Climate : Haridwar city belongs to belt of typical north Indian climate of hot summer and cool pleasant winters.


Temperature : City have scorching summer, mercury can go as high as 400C at summer peak . Haridwar weather remains chilly cool during entire winters.


Best Time to Visit : Being famous religious city Haridwar city attracts visitors through out the year, however considering the climate September- October, just after the rainy season and February March , just before the summer start months are considered best time to visit Haridwar.


Spoken Languages : Hindi - Dialects of Hindi - Urdu - English


Dining / Food Facility : Hotels of Haridwar are offering food in accordance of purity and sacredness of the holy river Ganga. Visitor can chose from mouth watering delicious North Indian, Garhwali, Continental, Mughlai and Chinese cuisines


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Shopping at Haridwar stand for purchasing Ganga Jal vessels, Rudrakh, Vermilion (kumkum), Ayurvedic medicines and woolen blankets.


Travel Tips : While in the Haridwar don't miss evening prayer of Gangaji at Har Ki Pauri Ghat, this is a mesmerising peaceful experience.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Bhimgada Tank - Har Ki Pauri Ghat - Rajaji National Park
Religious Places : Dargah of Hazarat Makhdum Allauddin Ali Ahmed - Rishikesh - Saptrishi Aashram - Sapt Sarovar - Sureshwari Devi


How To Reach Haridwar Uttaranchal [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Haridwar city is connected with almost every city of country on the train route via Delhi.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Haridwar falls on the national highway 45 and have well established road links. State transport buses, luxury buses, tourist vehicles are there for road journey to city from all nearby and long distance cities.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Haridwar don't have airport of own. Jolly grant Dehradun is the nearest airport.