Haridwar city is located in the beautiful state of Uttranchal at a distance of 214 km from Delhi. The holy city of Haridwar is located in the north Indian state of Uttaranchal. It stands on Dwar of Hari or Gateway to God. Hari means God while Dwar means gate. Best time for making holiday in Haridwar is September and June. This city is well known holy city of India and is considered as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus.
Haridwar, the spiritual heart of India. Distance from Delhi to Haridwar is 200 Kilometers / 124 Miles. Rishikesh is located very close to Haridwar ( Allmost 18 km from Haridwar ) and is very easily reachable by road and rail. There is direct many train to Rishikesh from Haridwar which is a convenient travel option.
Major Attractions in Haridwar
Har-Ki-Pauri : This sacred ghat was built by King Vikramaditya in the memory of his brother Bhartrihari and the golden reflection of floral diyas in the river Ganges is the most enchanting sight in the twilight during the Ganga aarti ceremony at the ghat.
Chandi Devi temple : It is situated on top of the Neel Parvat on the other bank of river Ganges and was built in AD 1929 by Suchat Singh, the then King of Kashmir. The Chandi Devi Temple is now also accessible by a ropeway, which starts near the Gauri Shankar Temple.
Goddess Mansa Devi temple : on top of the Bilwa Parvat is dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi and one can have an endless view of Haridwar, the Ganges, and the countryside from here.