One of the holiest cities in India, Haridwar is situated in the Shivalik ranges of the Himalayas. Where there is an influx of devotees in the months outside the year and there is great importance of bathing here in the month of Magh. Although Haridwar is known for bathing in the Ganges, there is much more to see in this place. Haridwar is the best place to visit in a break of one to two days and the best thing is that you can cover this place in very little money. 

Haridwar is more famous as a religious place, but apart from ancient temples, ashrams, there is much more here, which can make your trip fun and memorable. 

Mansa Devi Temple and Chandi Devi Temple

The temple of Mata Mansa Devi is situated on the Shivalik hills of Haridwar. This is the form of Maa Shakti whose worship with true heart can fulfill your every wish. Because of this, she was named Mansa Devi. If you come to Haridwar, then definitely go to this temple to pay obeisance.

Rajaji National Park

About 21 km from Haridwar. Rajaji National Park is situated at a distance of . Which is home to tigers, leopards, elephants, deer and many other animals. If you have come to Haridwar with children, then you must definitely visit this place which will make your trip memorable not only for them but also for you. 

Shantikunj Ashram

Shantikunj Ashram is a very famous ashram in Haridwar, where people from all over the world come in search of spiritual and moral knowledge. This ashram is located just 5 kilometers from Har Ki Pauri.  

Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Temple of Haridwar also sees a crowd of devotees and tourists throughout the year. Each of the 8 floors of the temple is dedicated to a different theme. The ground floor of the temple is dedicated to the mother. Where you can see the grand idol of Mata.

How to reach Haridwar?

Haridwar is easily accessible by road from most cities in North India. It is about 200 km from Delhi. Apart from this, bus, taxi or train are also options to reach here.

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