Haridwar is the word which is composed of 2 words i.e., Hari and Dwar. Hari stands for the god or Lord and Dwar means the place. So it means that the place of god or god’s place. It is known as the place of holy Ganga and a lot of people come to visit the place. A huge number of people visit the holy place every year. Not only Indians, a lot of foreigners also visit the holy combination i.e., Haridwar and Rishikesh.
Haridwar and Rishikesh, both are famous for the temples, HarkiPauri, Ganga Aarti, markets, camoing, trekking and many more. It is also considered as the adventurous place where a lot of people do adventurous sports. Jaridwar is the place which is located in the Uttarakhand state. The people who visit Haridwar, never miss to explore the Rishikesh and the people who come to visit the Rishikesh, can never afford to miss the Haridwar.
It is the only place which is blessed by the three gods i.e., Lord Vishnu, Lord Brahma, Lord Shiva. One of the largest Ghat is known as the Ganga ghat. This ghat is located on the Har ki Pauri which is located in Haridwar. People specially visit the Harkipauri because the Mahaaarti i.e., Ganga aartiia being performed on this ghat from several historical years. Ganga aarti is known as Ganges aarti and the Haridwar is famous for this aarti. This aarti is performed at the Ganga ghat at 7 in the evening. Haridwar is also famous for the Mansa Devi, this is the temple which is located in the Bilvaparvat. Although it is difficult to reach on this parvat but a lot of people visit this place every year. Some visit this place by either directly trekking or by pulling the rop.
Best time to visit Haridwar and Rishikesh
Although there is no specific time to visit at this place but the best season of the year is from March to October. This is considered as the summer season and it is best to feel the coolness of Ganga. One can never afford to avoid any of the both places.
Best way to visit Haridwar and Rishikesh
There are major 3 routes and one can use any of the route to visit on these places. One can use the mode of train or bus or air to visit the Haridwar and Rishikesh.
By train- One can either pre book the tickets of train from the Delhi railway station. If someone has not booked the train prior then they can visit here by getting the regular train because there are several trains available for Haridwar and Rishikesh.
By bus or road- This is considered as the most convenient and most comfortable way of reaching the Haridwar and Rishikesh. One can either book the taxi or can visit through their own car. One can also ask for Haridwar Rishikesh package for Haridwar Rishikesh yatra from the online as well as offline dealers. One can get the best Haridwar Rishikesh Tour package from the tour package providers.
By air- One can also visit the Haridwar and Rishikesh via air. People who are short of time can visit the Haridwar and Rishikesh by booking the plane tickets. But this method is the least preferred because one can have the better joy through road trip.
Meet at Delhi airport or railway station & drive for Haridwar. Transfer to your hotel in Haridwar at arrival. Take rest at hotel or evening free to visit local market.
Haridwar Morning after breakfast enjoy full day sightseeing. Visit Mansa Devi Temple, Shantikunj Ashram, Jain Temple & Daksh Temple. Evening visit famous Har Ki Pauri for Ganga Ceremony (Ganga Aarti). Over night stay at Hotel.
Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel. Proceed for Rishikesh. Check in at hotel and then visit Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, in the evening visit Triveni Ghat to visit a Holy Ganges Aarti. Back to Hotel over night stay.
After Breakfast check out fom hotel and transfer to Delhi. Dropping at Delhi hotel, airport or railway station