Haridwar in Uttarakhand is one of the seven holy cities in India. The City of Lord Shiva ‘Har Dwar’ is blessed by the presence of River Ganga. The river flowing through the town witness its way to the plains from its glacial origins high up in the hills. Haridwar holiday packagesoffer the perfect introduction to the spiritual bliss of Uttarakhand.
Haridwar is dotted with ancient temples. A number of visitors flock to the town for a visit to the temples, especially Chandi Devi temple, The Maya Devi temple, Goddess Mansa Devi, Bharat Mata Devi Temple, etc. Aarti at the banks of River Ganga is a sight to behold, one of the best things to do in Haridwar is attend one. Every evening, the river banks are flooded with devotes of the River Goddess. Earthen lamps, flowers, chants are offered to the river. The entire ritual is magnificent sight, a treat to your eyes as well all your senses.
If you are a wildlife-enthusiast, plan an excursion to Rajaji National Park or Neel Dhara bird sanctuary. Kumbh Mela, one of the greatest gatherings on earth or festivals like the Kavad Mela, Somvati Amavasya Mela, Ganga Dashara, Gughal Mela are the most popular time to visit Haridwar. Tours to Rishikesh, Joshimath and the Char Dham Yatra can also be planned on a visit here.
For a divine visit, learn yoga, indulge in Ayurveda treatments or just an escape from cities; opt for Haridwar tour packages with Holiday Mirchi for best laid plans.