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Essential information about Haridwar

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Tourism in Haridwar

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Essential information about Haridwar

The following Haridwar tourist information will provide each tourist with every necessary detail to let themselves immerse in the holiness of this sacred pilgrimage center located at the foothills of Shivalik Range and on the banks of river Ganges. It would be great to start the tourist information on Haridwar by simply quoting that Haridwar is considered as the Gateway of char dhams- Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri which is enough to make everyone familiar with the vibrant culture and spiritual aura of this religious tourist destination.

Some of the must-know facts about Haridwar are included in this Haridwar tourist information which makes your travel and accommodation hassle-free while allowing you to take a holy dip at the banks of sacred Ganga River and relieving you from worldly worries. More facts about Haridwar can be found online at the official website of Haridwar tourism.

The travelers should carry the tourist map of Haridwar to explore every inch of this enchanting and rejuvenating city of Haridwar. These Haridwar tourist maps also provide you with necessary information about the restaurants and street foods where you can try out the delicious local cuisines of Haridwar.

STAY IN HARIDWAR

The Haridwar tourist information denotes that the climate of Haridwar is soothing and relaxing during most of the seasons. The weather of Haridwar between the months of April and September has a sense of peace and tranquillity with cool wind flowing past the tall trees makes it the best time to visit this tourist pilgrimage center. There are affordable hotels and even ashrams which provide comfortable accommodation in Haridwar. The details of the weather of Haridwar during different months of the year can be found in the Haridwar tourist map.

The holy temples like Maa Mansa Devi Temple, Vaishno Devi Temple, Shiv Temple and the bathing ghats like Birla Ghat and Har ki Puri are the main tourist attractions which are sure to bring out the devotion and get oneself drenched with the divine atmosphere of this place. A Haridwar tourist map with distance would be highly vital in discovering all such places of interest in detail. The spectacular view of thousands of diyas floating on the river is surely going to leave every single visitor spellbound. The climate of Haridwar is refreshing and has a mysterious charm which will boost the travelers up to have every glimpse of this beautiful destination and immerse themselves in the holiness of the place.

There are a plenty of accommodation and staying options that the tourists are provided with on their visit to Haridwar. There a number of hotels, lodges, guest houses and even ashrams that can be easily spotted using a Haridwar tourist map. Most of these accommodation options are provided at very decent prices since the tourist's foot fall is thick and diversified.

FOOD IN HARIDWAR

As has been suggested by the Haridwar tourist information, the food in Haridwar majorly constitutes of vegetarian North Indian food, while you can also relish the South-Indian, Bengali, Chinese and Continental cuisines that also find a place in Haridwar food. The Thali which is an assortment of all locally made delicacies has risen to be the most popular food in Haridwar. One can also enjoy mouth-watering Chole Bhature, Dosas and Chinese items for Tiffin and all these form a major chunk special food of Haridwar.

Being a pilgrimage center, there are strict restrictions on non-vegetarian foods and alcoholic drinks in Haridwar food. The most popular food of Haridwar is the rich and colorful street food, which makes the tourists fall in love with the town. Aloo Puri, Kachori, Lassi, Parathas and a huge variety of traditional sweets are some of the other great foods to eat in Haridwar.

LANGUAGE AND FESTIVALS OF HARIDWAR

As has been suggested by the Haridwar tourist information, the primary local language of Haridwar is Hindi which is generally preferred by tourists as well as local people. Sanskrit is also considered as one of the local languages of Haridwar due to the connection of the place with Hindu mythology. Other local languages of Haridwar include Garwhali and various dialects. Being a popular tourist spot, some people speak and understand English also.

It is indeed a treat to visit this place when the festivals of Haridwar are celebrated with full spirit and enthusiasm. The festivals of Haridwar are mostly related to the deities worshipped in the Hindu Mythology. These list of Haridwar festivals are sure to get a place in Haridwar tourist information.

The largest and the most popular among the fairs and festivals of Haridwar is the Kumbh Mela. The gathering of innumerable devotees, followers, tourists, photographers, journalists, local people and the volunteers make this Haridwar festival a spectacular one. This world-famous fair is organized every 12 years and devotees wait for the special occasion to visit Haridwar during the festival.

Another major religious fair, which is celebrated every 6 years is the Ardh Kumbh Mela. Tourists from every corner of the world come down to Haridwar at this time of the year to take a dip in the holy Ganga River and wash out their sinful deeds.Other Haridwar festivals like Holi and Diwali are celebrated with grandeur and pompousness. The Haridwar Ghats in the night takes a heavenly look with the lighted lamps floating in the water.

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