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Things to do in Haridwar

Visiting an Ancient city in Uttarakhand is the most soulful experience. Haridwar is one of the most spiritual places in India. Things to do in Haridwar are mainly centred on visiting famous temples and witnessing the Aarti. It is a pilgrimage site for Hindus and the people of India consider it holy. When a child takes birth, the entire family comes to the Ghat to perform the Mundan rituals at Har ki Pauri. When human bids adieu to the world, the ashes are scattered in the River Ganga. It brings peace to the departed soul. The Har ki Pauri Ganga Aarti is a visual treat for tourists. The religion of India interests the foreign travellers because it is splendid and visually appealing. Thousands of people come to witness the evening Aarti. The best time to visit Haridwar is during the Kanwar festival. Kanwar Yatra is a religious pilgrimage in which the devotees of Lord Shiva go on a long journey by foot. The festival is celebrated all over India and Haridwar looks spectacular during this period.

What to do in Haridwar? You will find many tourists from different parts of the world, who come to Haridwar for a long stay. Going from one temple to another will be an enriching experience because you will get to know about the culture, tradition, and history. The ashrams are a great place for meditation. There are times when you need to close your eyes and meditate. It brings a lot of peace. The elders of the family make it a point to visit Haridwar because it is a holy place and it makes you feel like you are close to God.


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Ganga Aarti in Haridwar

The divine view of the Ganga Aarti is a scene you cannot miss if you are in Haridwar. The Ganga Aarti in Haridwar is dedicated to the river Ganga. The river Ganga is a holy river, it is also termed as a divine goddess who gives us life in form of water. It is said that the holy water of the river Ganga removes all the sins ...

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Visit the Temples in Haridwar

In Haridwar city you find temples everywhere in the city precincts. The temples in Haridwar are highly respected, here you will find small as well as big temple throughout the city. Most temples in Haridwar are dedicated to Vishnu or Mahadev Shiva. There are some temples in Haridwar that are tourist attraction due to their ...

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  • Sightseeing
  • Temple

Ashrams in Haridwar

Haridwar is a place known for its sacredness that is best symbolized by the number of ashrams in the Ashrams at the place. It is one of the top tourist and pilgrim destinations ever visited on earth with a worth witnessing diversity and the aura. The Ashrams here are home to saints and other pure souls who live, meditate an...

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  • Religious Tour
  • Ideal for families

Ayurvedic Treatments in Haridwar

Haridwar is home to ancient methods of healing that are increasingly being welcomedfor promoting positive health, preventing diseases. The influence of supernatural powers is such that it tends to build stronger beliefs in yoga. The city has a wide range of yoga activities which include yoga classes held as camps. Before yo...

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  • Ayurvedic Massage
  • Therapeutic massage

Trekking in Haridwar

Haridwar is seen as the doorway to the different world nearer to god, nature and inner peace. Other than the eminent mythological and religious importance of Haridwar, the place has an amazing bunch of treks for the young blood.

Based around the nature-rich Shivaliks, Haridwar treks magnetize travelers and devotees not ...

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  • Nature
  • Trekking
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Haridwar is a holy place with numerous temples. Among them, Mansa Devi Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Chandi Devi Temple and Maya Devi Temple are some of the most visited ones.

Yes, you can definitely witness Ganga Aarti that happens in Har ki Pauri two times a day. The timings of the aarti depend on the sunrise and the sunset each day. While morning aarti is not so famous, the evening aarti is prefered by the tourists as it gives a phenomenal visual effect.

Rishikesh, Dehradun and Mussoorie are some of the nearby places one can visit while on his/her tour in Haridwar.

It is scorching hot during summers and very chilly in the winters. So ideal time for one to visit is February-April and August-November.

Road conditions in Haridwar remain mostly unaffected even in the Monsoons travelling in the day or even at night. However, the roads get overcrowded during the Kanwariya season in Haridwar.

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