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Things to do in Haridwar

In Haridwar the list of things to do and see revolves around visiting various temples, holy shrines and paying homage to the sacred River Ganga. Har-Ki Pauri, the main ghat is a must visit in Haridwar. From this ghat you can take a dip in the river or take part in the Ganga Aarti. Pay homage at various temples or head to Bhimgoda. Take a trip to Shanti Kunj for some lessons in yoga and natural cures or Ved Mandir – a museum showcasing artefacts from the ancient times. You can also visit Rajaji National Park for some wildlife viewing near Haridwar. Pick up cans of holy Ganga water, brassware, and bamboo products. Haridwar is an ideal holiday destination if you are looking for holistic rejuvenation.

Sightseeing in Haridwar


Sightseeing in Haridwar includes numerous places. The main focus of activity is along the Ganga and on the bathing ghats.

Shopping in Haridwar


The Bara Bazaar, Moti Bazaar and Jwalapur areas of Haridwar are the main shopping places. The sacred rudraksha garland, made from strings of the rudraksha seed and used by religious men, is also sold here.

Activities in Haridwar


Being a popular pilgrimage city, the list of activities in Haridwar include temple visits.

NearBy Places in Haridwar


There are many places to see near Haridwar. Visit Dehradun, the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand that is located 54 kms from Haridwar.

Eating Out in Haridwar


For a town that serves strict vegetarian food, the fare turned out is remarkably good. You will find a lot of restaurants in Haridwar that serve varied cuisines ranging from South Indian dosas and thalis to Punjabi chana bhathura and parathas.

Festivals & Events in Haridwar


The colourful city of Haridwar hosts many festivals and events. An everyday celebration is the evening, aarti at Har-ki-Pauri, starts at 7 pm.


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