Travel in Haridwar gives you the opportunity to experience the holy river Ganges, sacred bathing ghats, ancient temples, ashrams, hymns of priest and various holy rituals by Indian pilgrims. Haridwar is truly kaleidoscope to culture of India. Haridwar literally means Gateway to God. Haridwar is one of the most famous holy cities in India. Haridwar is widely visited by Hindus across the world. Hindus from all around the world try to have tour in Haridwar once in lifetime. For Hindu people Haridwar tour means to wash their sins. For some people Haridwar tour is part of their holy rituals. Groups of pilgrims come through out the year for spiritual tour in Haridwar. Normal tour in Haridwar starts and commemorates with enchanting sounds of temple bells and hymns of priests. Har Ki Pauri is the major attraction during Haridwar holidays. In the evening a people perfume worship to goddess Ganga with earthen lamps, flowers and incense sticks at Har Ki Pauri.
Attractions in Haridwar
Jain Temple, Gurukul Kangri University, Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar, Bilkeshwar Mahadev, Bharat Mata Mandir, Kankhal, Bhimgoda Tank, Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, Suresvari Devi Temple, Pawan Dham, Parad Shivling, Anandamayi Maa Ashram and Patanjali Yogpeeth. Ghats in Haridwar Hari ki Pauri Ghat, Kushwan Ghat, Mahila Ghat (Girls and Womens Ghat), Subhash Ghat.
Famous Haridwar Ashrams
Saptrishi ashram, Santikunj, Swaminarayan ashram, Pawan Dham ashram, Jain ashram, Vayas ashram, Sri Ram ashram.
Places to visit near Haridwar
Rajaji National Park (10 kms), Rishikesh(25 kms), Kunjapuri Temple(45kms), Vasistha Cave(45kms), Neer Gaddu Waterfall (30 kms), Jhilmil Gufa, Piran Kaliyar (25 kms), Devprayag(90km), Mussoorie (100 kms), Dehradun (55 kms), Chakrata, Dhanaulti(100 kms), Kanatal (90 kms), Chamba, Tehri Dam, Lansdowne, Nainital, Corbett, Auli, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Valley of flowers.
Haridwar day tours contain tours which normally needs only few hours in a day or full day. If you are in Haridwar and you want spend your day to know about Haridwar than this day tours are best options. Please check below details of various day tours.
Haridwar Walk Tours
Haridwar culture walk is special tour mostly for the people interested in culture. This tour starts from Haridwar Railway Station. This tour provides opportunity to experience the Indian culture, Hindu religion as well as life of local people. Tour needs a minimum 05 hours but still you will not get tired because the whole tour has lots of things to do in less walking distance. The walk contains not only visit to interesting places but it also provides opportunity to know about culture and religion.
During the walk you will visit Bara Bazar (biggest traditional Indian market in Haridwar), Mansa Devi Temple (Most visited temple in Haridwar) by cable car and also some interesting ancient temples such as gupteshwar Mahadev. While walk you can check local shops and buy things after interesting bargaining.
Last destination is Har Ki Pauri Ghat where we will watch evening Ganga Ceremony which is a very famous ceremony and visited by hundreds of people every day. After ceremony we will arrange small “Pooja” for you with Hindu priest for you with flower offering to Holy River Ganges. After the tour we will drop you at Haridwar Railway Station by small ride by eco friendly vehicle.