Haridwar is an ancient and sacred city, marking the point where river Ganges enters the plains of north India, after flowing 250 kms from its origin inGaumukh (Gangotri Glacier). Haridwarliterally means the gateway to the gods. Situated in the foothills of the Shivalik range, in the GarhwalHimalyas, it attracts thousands of pilgrims,wanting a holy dip in the river Ganges. Haridwarhas numerous temples with interesting legacies and isalso known for itsAyurvedic medicines & herbal remedies.
Route : New Delhi – Meerut – Roorkee – Haridwar
Location : 209kms / 5 hours approx drive from Delhi
Best Time to visit : February, March, August – October
Places of Interest : Ganga Aarti , Hari Ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Sapt Rishi Ashram &SaptSarover