Enjoy a religious tour of Haridwar with IndiaTripio's wide range of affordable Haridwar tour packages. Haridwar is a revered religious destination in Uttarakhand and is one of the seventh holiest cities in India. This holy city is known as the place from where the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand commences. Our Haridwar trip packages will take you on a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.
From pious Ganga ghats to peaceful Ganga aarti, numerous religious places like Har Ki Pauri, and Mansa Devi, to vibrant marketplaces, Haridwar is replete with religious fervour. To get immersed in the religious environment and experience an ecstatic state of mind, go for our exotic range of affordable Haridwar tour packages which are well-designed for travellers.
One of the holiest places in India, Haridwar is one of the favoured destinations among the devotees. The sight of ringing temple bells and the religious chanting of the priests will surely make your day. Haridwar is one of the seventh holiest places in India. Haridwar is renowned for the Panch Tirth which means five pilgrims- Gangadwara- Har Ki Pauri, Kushwart-Ghat, Kankhal, Biswas Tirtha- Mansa Devi and Neel Parvat- Chandi Devi. If you are planning your next visit to this holy city, then make sure to add the following major places to your Haridwar tour itinerary for an absolute experience-
Prominent Places to explore in Haridwar
1. Har Ki Pauri
Har Ki Pauri is one of the famous places to visit in Haridwar. This ghat is renowned for its Ganga aarti. It is also famous for being the location for Kumbha Mela and the Ardha Kumbha Mela. The timing for Ganga aarti is- 5:30 am to 6:30 am and 6 pm to 7 pm. Go through our wide range of Haridwar tour packages which holds attractive tour itineraries covering all the major places in Haridwar.
2. Chandi Devi
The revered Chandi Devi temple is devoted to Chandi Devi- a form of the Hindu deity Durga. Chandi Devi temple was founded by ancient Hindu Philosopher Adi Shankaracharya who lived during 700-800 AD. This temple is one of the most beautiful ancient temples in India. Several pilgrims visit this temple majorly at the time of Navratra and Kumbha Mela. One can reach the temple through a ropeway ride to the temple or trek your way to the temple. The trail to the temple is mesmerizing, so carry your cameras for some fantastic pictures for your social handles on our Haridwar trip.
3. Mansa Devi
Mansa Devi temple is devoted to the Hindu deity Mansa Devi. This temple is nestled atop a hillock called Bilwa Parvat of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas. It is believed that one who comes here to take blessings and ties a piece of thread on the branches of the tree which is located in the temple complex, Mansa Devi fulfills all the wishes. The devotees come back to the temple to untie it after the wish is granted. One can reach here by taking the ropeway ride or one can even commence trekking. Check our Haridwar trip packages that promise you a memorable Haridwar trip.
4. Bhimgoda Tank
The Bhimgoda tank is a sacred tank which is located on the bank of the river Ganga. Bhimgoda tank is situated a fairly walking distance from Har Ki Pauri Ghat. This tank is named after Bhima, one of the five pandas in the epic Mahabharata. As per Hindu mythology, this sacred tank came into existence when Bhima thrust his knee against the ground.
Shantikunj, located in Haridwar is known as the headquarters of the All India Gayatri Pariwar and was founded in the year 1971 for the moral and spiritual regeneration of the Indian culture. This place is visited by several visitors who come here for spiritual guidance. Shantikunj is known to organise several spiritual training programs. You can participate in one of the training camps and take wonderful memories of moral and spiritual upliftment. The major key highlights of Shanti Kunj are the Yagya Shala, Akhand Deep, Gayatri Mata temple, Devatma Himalayas temple and numerous other temples devoted to ancient rishis.
6. Bharat Mata Mandir
Bharat Mata Mandir is an eight-story building and is devoted to the land of India and the people who have enriched it with their lives. Bharat Mata Mandir was inaugurated in the year 1983 by Indira Gandhi. This place is inspired by a similar temple which is in Varanasi. Each floor in Bharat Mata Mandir is devoted to different facets of India from its freedom fighters to its unique diversity.
Best time to visit Haridwar
The perfect time to visit Haridwar is from October to February. This is the time when the weather remains quite salubrious. Another best time to visit is during the Kanwar Mela conducted in July and Diwali celebrated in October. One can even plan a visit during the summer season which is from March to June. Avoid visiting in monsoon season which is from July to September as it is not the best for a visit as the region receives heavy rainfall which may hinder your sightseeing tour, but if one is eager to visit in monsoon then one can visit but carry proper raincoats and umbrellas for your tour. Have a ravishing vacation in the holy city Haridwar with our wide range of Haridwar tour packages that covers all the major places.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q : How can I book the Haridwar tour package with IndiaTripio?
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Q : What is the timing for Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri?
One of the very popular, Har Ki Pauri is the ghat, renowned for its Ganga aarti. It is also famous for being the location for Kumbha Mela and the Ardha Kumbha Mela.
Timings for Ganga Aarti- 5:30 am to 6:30 am and 6 pm to 7 pm.
Q : Which is the best time to visit Haridwar?
The perfect time to visit Haridwar is from October to February. This is the time when the weather remains quite pleasant. Another best time to visit is during the Kanwar Mela conducted in July and Diwali celebrated in October. One can even plan a visit during the summer season which is from March to June.
Q : How many days are enough for a Haridwar trip?
You can easily cover Haridwar with Rishikesh in 3-4 days. Our Haridwar tour packages are designed in such a way that it covers all the major places in Haridwar with a sightseeing tour of Rishikesh. Travellers coming to visit Haridwar adds Rishikesh too to their tour itinerary as Rishikesh is another nearby religious place to visit.
Q : Which are the famous places to visit in Haridwar?
Have an enticing experience of Haridwar sightseeing places with your loved ones on your next visit to Haridwar. Har ki Pauri, Chandi Devi temple, Mansa Devi temple, Shanti Kunj, Chilla wildlife sanctuary, Bharat Mata Mandir, and Daksha Mahadev temple are some major places to cover in your Haridwar tour. Go for our exotic Haridwar tour package which holds a well-organised tour itinerary that covers all the major places in Haridwar.