Haridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India’s Uttarakhand state, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. The largest of several sacred ghats (bathing steps), Har Ki Pauri hosts a nightly Ganga Aarti (river-worshipping ceremony) in which tiny flickering lamps are floated off the steps. Worshipers fill the city during major festivals including the annual Kanwar Mela.
Some of the popular places to visit in Haridwar
- Chandi Devi Temple
- The Gang Aarti in Hardwar is performed at the Har-ki-Pauri Ghat
- Shivalik Hills (Mansa Devi Temple).
- Har Ki Pauri
- Vaishno Devi temple.
- Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary.
- Patanjali Yog Peeth is possibly the largest yoga ashram in all of the worlds.
Some of the popular tour packages from Haridwar:-