City Overview :India is famous for its holy places and to add its glory Haridwar contributes a lot. Haridwar is the seventh holy city of India. It has got a collection of many holy places like the historical and magnificent temples like Maya Devi temple, Sureshwari temple, Mansa devi temple, Chanda devi temple. Haridwar is also famous for pilgrimage places like Pawan Dham, Parad Shivlling, Ramanand Ashram, Anandmayi Ashram, Bhimgoda Tank, Kankhal, Neel Dhara Pakshi, Piran Kaliyar, Sant Rashi Ashram and Sant Sarovar.
Fast Facts :
Languages :Hindi and English are most commonly spoken.
Summer :March-June, Warm, and pleasant, Temperatures - 20°C To 35°C.
Monsoon :July To Oct, Moderate rainfall, Annual - 1600 mm .
Winter :Oct To February, cold Temperatures - 6ºC To 17°C.
Best Time : September to June.
What to See :As Haridwar is a holy and pilgrimage destination it has got a numerous places of attractions like the Ghats on the bank of river Ganga which purifies the soul and its presence adds to the charm of the place. You can also visit a great historical statue of Shiva at the bank of river and it's a must to see that statue and the temple which is situated at the top of the hill. The city is a neighbor of other holy places which consists of Rishikesh, Badrinath and Kedarnath.
Rishikesh is approximately 28km away from Haridwar and it will be a wonderful experience as it is the where the holy river Ganga comes down from the fascinating and splendid hills. The exotic Chila wildlife sanctuary which stretches to an area of 240sq.km which has a wide variety of species of animals and mammals.
Getting There :Haridwar is connected by rail and road and has a well built network with almost all parts of the country.
By Air :Haridwar has jolly grant airport which is at a distance of approx 35kms and operates with a number of domestic airlines like indigo airlines, air India and jet airways and offers connectivity with all major cities.
By Train :The railway station of Haridwar connects Haridwar to all the major cities across the country and has a very huge network of trains.
By Road :The road network of Haridwar extends to all the destinations throughout the country and major cities as it has a very good road network which connects the city.
Where to Stay :Since it's a holy place and major tourist destination and so offers a wide variety of all types of hotels. According to the needs and likes tourist can choose from the various hotels ranging from star class hotels to luxury class to budget and also cheap hotels. There are numerous economy class hotels with discounted rates to satisfy the budget conscious travelers. Haridwar hotels...
Haridwar has numerous hotels that consist of budget hotels, star hotels. The various choices of Haridwar hotel packages at discounted prices are available. For travelers having low budget there are a number of Haridwar economy hotels. Find your convenient accommodations options and book onlineBook Haridwar Hotels now