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Haridwar Travel Guide

Suitable For
  • Languages:
    Hindi and English
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer : (20°C to 40°C) & Winter (2°C to 24°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (March-June), Winter (October-Feb), Monsoon (June-September)
  • Climate: Pleasant
  • Nearest Railway: Haridwar
  • Nearest Airport: Dehradun

Haridwar has a wonderful meaning “Gateway to God” and located on the banks of Ganges River. There are four pilgrimages that include Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri. This place has mention in ancient writings and known by various names like Mokhsadwar, Gangadwar and Mayapuri. Large numbers of tourists come here to see the Aarti of Ganges River every year. Haridwar depicts Indian and Hindu culture in the best possible manner. “Golden Triangle Holiday” is offering this “Haridwar Travel Guide” to explore some amazing tourist attractions in this ancient holy city.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Haridwar

Har ki Pauri

It is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Haridwar and also known as “Brahm Kund”. It is believed to be the exit Point of Ganges River from the mountains and again entry into the plains. This Ghat is very famous for two temples, Haricharan Mandir and Ganga Mandir.

Mansa Devi temple

This temple is believed to fulfill wishes, so devotees tie holy threads to the sacred tree. It is located atop the Bilwa Parvat on Shivalik Hills and dedicated to Goddess Mansa, who was the brainchild of Saint Kashyap and wife of Nag Vasuki.

Bharat Mata Mandir

It is also called as Mother India Temple and dedicated to Bharat Mata. It was founded by Swami Satyamitranand Giri. In 1983 and inaugurated by Smt. Indira Gandhi – Late prime minister of India.

How To Reach

By Air
The nearest airport to Haridwar is located in Dehradun. It is considered as the best option to reach Haridwar, as you can hire a car from Dehradun to reach this city and explore the major places of interest.

By Rail
Haridwar has its own railway station, which is well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and many others. After reaching Haridwar by train, you can hire a car to explore places in and around this holy city.

By Road
Haridwar is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Dehradun and many others. It also has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

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