Haridwar - an ancient pilgrimage

  • River Ganges flowing through Haridwar

Experience the sacred depths of Haridwar in Uttrakhand an ancient pilgrimage site where the Ganges River flows serenely, and spirituality permeates the air and is regarded among the seven sacred cities of India. Explore the rich tapestry of culture, rituals, and history nestled within this holy city in the heart of India. Know more

Places to visit in Haridwar:
, the gateway to the Gods, is situated on foothills of the shivalik range in Garhwal Himalayas, the right bank of the holy Ganga river and is regarded among the seven sacred cities of India. 

Har Ki Pauri

Har Ki Pauri or “Brahamakund” is much more than a religious holy Ghat and is a major landmark place and a famous ghat on the banks of river Ganga in Haridwar. A center place of attraction among devotees in Haridwar and the only place where all the spiritual activities takes place.

Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple is one of the most revered temple of Goddess Mansa Devi is located at Bilwa Parvat and can be reach by either 3 km steep trek from Haridwar or by Ropeway also known as Mansa Devi Udankhatola.

Chandi Devi Temple

The Chandi Devi Temple of Haridwar is a charming temple dedicated to the Chanda Devi Goddess, perched on the Neel Parvat of the Shivalik Hills. Built by Adi Shankaracharya in 8th century A.D, Chandi Devi Temple is one of the most ancient temples of north India.


Four km away from the Hardwar railway station is Kankhal, an extremely ancient place. Daksha Mahadev temple is located in Kankhal. According to the mythological story Sati's father Daksh organized a Yagya at this place.

Maya Devi Temple

the Maya Devi temple in Haridwar is one of the oldest temples in India and dedicated to goddess Maya. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today and thus it is sometimes referred to as a Shakti Peetha


Shantikunj is a world-renowned ashram and the headquarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar located in Haridwar, the centre of All World Gayatri Pariwar, was founded by the Saint-Scholar-Philosopher par excellence, 

SaptRishi Ashram

Saptrishi Ashram is an old beautiful ashram located at 5 km from Haridwar on the banks of Ganga (Sapt Sarovar). This holy ashram is where the seven Sages meditated and river Ganga in order not to disturb them divided itself into seven streams at this spot, 

Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir, which is also known as Mother India Temple, is one of the most visited temples located in Haridwar. Among all the famous shrines and temples that make Haridwar a hub for those seeking God, Bharat Mata Mandir is the most unique one.

Pawan Dham

I was told that Pawan Dham Temple is one of the most visited Hindu temples in Haridwar. When I saw it, I wasn't surprised. Pawan Dham is a social non-profitable organization and is one of the most visited pilgrim sites of the Hindus. Swami Vedantanand Ji Maharaj founded

Bara bazar

The bustling Bara Bazaar market of Haridwar is a shopper's stop for the local as well as foreign tourists. This lively market is famous for selling religious paraphernalia, decorative as well as ornamental items.

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