Tour Duration – 6 Nights / 7 Days
19,500/- per head
Haridwar Railway Station to Haridwar Railway Station
Haridwar is district of Uttarakhand state in India. Haridwar is place where the river Ganges enters in plain areas north India after flowing 250 km from its origin Gaumukh (Gangotri Glacier). Haridwar is the destination where people from across the India visit for pilgrimage and to take a holy dip into the holy river Ganges. Haridwar city is an ancient and it is one of the most sacred cities in India. The diverse nature of the Hindu religion has attracted foreign visitors from all around the world. Foreigners always attracted to Haridwar because here they can closely experience India’s complex culture, various Hindu rituals and the ancient civilization. Haridwar 30 kms from Rishikesh and 90 kms from Mussoorie and 220 kms from Delhi. Haridwar is one of the primary areas where river Ganges emerges from the mountains and enters to the plain areas. Lush green forests and crystal clear water of river Ganges and background of mountains create the charming beauty of this holy city. In the evening ghats looks beautiful as hundreds of diyas (lamps) and marigold flowers float and light up the river Ganges. The Rajaji National Park is just 10 km from Haridwar. Its an ideal destination for wild life and adventure lovers.If you want to purify yourselves take a holy dip in the water of river Ganges at Haridwar. All your sins will be purified. This is most common thing which you can hear about Haridwar in all over India. Haridwar contains two words Hari and Dwar. Hari means god and Dwar means gate. Haridwar means gateway to the god. There are four holy temples Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath on the hills also known as chardham. Haridwar is like a entry point to these chardham. People visit Haridwar before visiting these temples so the town was became famous as Haridwar. Shaivites call it Har Dwar Gateway to Lord Shiva (Kedarnath Temple) and Vaishnavites call it Hari Dwar Gateway to Lord Vishnu (Badrinath Temple) It is also said that Haridwar is blessed by the presence of all three major Gods of Hindus namely Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar. Thus, with all these mythological links attached to its name, it’s little wonder why Haridwar is often referred to as ‘gateway to god’. Haridwar is an ancient pilgrimage site situated in the foothills of the shivalik range in Garhwal Himalayas. Haridwar is welcomes the river ganga to the plain areas. Haridwar means gurgling of river Ganges, innumerable temples, groups of monks in saffron clothes, enchanting sounds of vedic hymns and the divine holiness. Apart from religious importance Haridwar is also a centre for learning different arts and culture. Haridwar is well known as great source of Ayurvedic medicines and herbal remedies. Haridwar is now home to unique Indian tradition of teaching “Gurukula.” Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalay is providing unique teaching in Gurukul system since 1902. Haridwar is always place of interest for the researchers because it is one of the oldest living cities in India. Haridwar has numerous temples with interesting legacies. Maa Ganga after carrying the purity of heaven from the kamandal of Lord Brahma, washing the feet of Lord Vishnu and flowing through the sahastra of Lord Shiva came on this earth and made Haridwar as it’s divine flow area. From time immemorial, Maa Ganga has been doing the duty of absorbing the heat and negativities of this earth. Besides and , It is Gateway for the four dhams of Himalayas viz. Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Haridwar is divided in several small areas such as Mayapur, Ranipur, Jwalapur, Har Ki Pauri, Motichur, Devpura, Bhupatwala, Haripur Kalan, Shivalik Nagar, and Brhampuri. Haridwar is also one of the four places where Kumbh Mela occurs after rotation of every twelve Years and Ardh Kumbh after every six years. It is said that drops of Amrit (Elixir) fell in to the Brahmkund of Har-Ki-Pauri, therefore considered that a dip in the Brahmakund.
Day – 1, Arrive Haridwar
Pick up From Haridwar Railway Station & transfer to Haridwar.Check in to the hotel. After Lunch visit Daksh temple, Kankhal, Maa Anandamay Ashram. Evening visit to Har-Ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti. Then back to hotel. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Day – 2, Haridwar
After Breakfast visit Pawan Dham Temple, Jain Temple & Shanti Kunj Ashram, Mansa Devi Temple & Chandi Devi Temple. Evening visit to Har-Ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti. Then back to hotel. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Day – 3, Haridwar – Rishikesh (20.0 km / approx 1 hour drive)
After Breakfast drive for Rishikesh & check in to the hotel. After Lunch visit Laxman Jhula & Ram Jhula, Swargashram & Geeta Bhawan. Evening visit to Parmarth Niketan for Ganga Aarti. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at Rishikesh.
Day – 4, Rishikesh – Dehradun – Mussoorie (85 km / approx 3 hour drive)
After Breakfast drive for Dehradun sightseeing. Visit Shahastradhara, FRI, Robbers CaveGucchun Pani & Buddha Temple, Deer Park.Then transfer to Mussoorie & check in hotel.Overnight stay at Mussoorie.
Day – 5, Mussoorie
After Breakfast visit Kempty Fall, Municipal garden, Gun Hill,Company Garden,Mall Road, Lal Tibba, Mussoorie Lake ect. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at Mussoorie.
Day – 6, Mussoorie – Haridwar Drop (85 km / approx 3 hour drive)
After Breakfast drop to Haridwar Railway Station.