The place where River Ganga descends, Haridwar is one of the holiest towns of India. Also pronounced as Hardwar, the town is believed to be the ultimate gateway to Gods. Situated at the place where Ganges emerges from mighty Himalayas, Haridwar is visited by horde of devout devotees come down to take a dip in the holy river. For centuries the town has been a popular pilgrimage site as well visited by hundreds of devotees, culture-lovers and holiday-makers. Haridwar tour package are mostly picked during weekend when populace from neighboring metropolis and other big cities plan to drift to soothing ambience of Haridwar to seek some solace and peace. These 2 nights 3 days Haridwar tour package include all the major highlights of the region at the right time.
Best time to book Haridwar occasion bundles is during its strict celebrations and fairs. Kumbh Mela and Ardh Mela are two most famous fairs of the locale during which a large number of fans, holy people and sages head to Haridwar to clean up in the stream. The celebrations are vivid and charming, anyway this is additionally when lodgings stay full and along these lines it is constantly encouraged to make appointments well ahead of time.
The Places to visit in Haridwar
Har Ki Pauri : Har-Ki-Pauri is the focal point of all tour packages of Haridwar for most devotees picks Haridwar tours to take a dip in the sacred waters of River Ganges and to worship the River Goddess. As per popular legend, this is the place where a drop of eternal nectar had fallen from churning of the oceans; today banks of Ganges at Har Ki Pauri are studded with several Hindu temples. The most fascinating place to visit in haridwar at night is the evening Aarti (worship) ceremony of River Ganges when hundreds of lighted floating lamps can be seen floating on the river at the end of grand Aarti.
Mansa Devi Temple : Situated atop a hill, Mansa Devi Temple is one of the most sacred temples in the vicinity. One can reach the temple via cable car ride.
Sapt Rishi Ashram : Located at a distance of approximately 5 km from Har ki Pauri, it is the most famous ashram of Haridwar. According to Hindu Mythology, the seven great sages or Sapt-Rishis used to meditate here. It is also said that here the River Ganges split herself into seven streams to not to disturb their meditation. For this reason, this place is also known as the Sapt Sarovar.
Bharat Mata Mandir : A novel and one of the most visited places, this sanctuary is committed to Bharat Mata by her gave energetic nationals. With a tallness of 180 ft and eight stories, it is additionally a dedication of all the political dissidents.
Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar : This Bird Sanctuary is arranged on the primary Ganges stream ( or Neel Dhara) at the Bhimgoda Barrage. Situated a ways off of 3.5 km from Haridwar, it is a heaven for flying creature watchers and home to numerous transitory feathered creatures throughout the winter season.
Haridwar Tour Package Itinerary
Day 01: Delhi to Haridwar (Distance is 210 kms and by car 6-7 hrs)
Meet and welcome at Delhi (lodging/railroad station/air terminal) and head to Haridwar. On appearance, you are moved to your Hotel. Make yourself agreeable at the inn and you are free at night to visit the nearby market.
Day 02: Haridwar Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast we leave for an entire day of touring in the town. We visit chandi devi Temple by cable car. After that go for Bharat Mata Temple, Sapt Rishi Ashram, Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar and evening time go for Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri.
Day 03: Haridwar to Delhi (230 Km/ 6-7 Hrs)
Early Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel. Visit Daksheshwar Mahadev, Maya Devi Temple and Saptrishi Ashram. Move to Delhi drop in Delhi.