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  • Haridwar
  • Uttarakhand
  • India
  • Area

    12.3 km2

  • Main Languages
    Hindi, Punjabi, Garhwali and English.
  • Population


  • Temperature
    Summer - Max : 40.9oC. Min : 15.6oC.
    Winter - Max : 16.6 oC. Min : 6.00oC.
  • Best Time to Visit

    October to March

  • Calling Code


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Haridwar Overview

Haridwar is the holiest Hindu city and the point where the Ganges juts in its most beautiful form. This place possesses religious significance and this is the only reason behind it staying crowded round the year. Thousands of pilgrims swarm this place like bees to a honeycomb and this makes Haridwar bustle endlessly day and night. It is one of the most popular religious spots of Northern India and the hub of foreign tourists. The well-known spots worth witnessing are Har-ki-Pairi Ghat, Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi Temples. If you are a true wanderer Haridwar will be the ultimate spot to unwind yourself. While travelling across this religious travel destination don’t miss to catch glimpses of the ghats. The ghats look spectacular in the morning, teeming in the day and sparkling with flickering flames of lighted diyas at night. Haridwar stays the busiest at the time of yatra , to get more familiar with this spot avail Haridwar Tours.

Climate and Geography

Haridwar is situated at height of 314 metres from the sea level between Shivalik Hills in the North and Northeast and the Ganges River in the South. Haridwar experiences a temperate climate throughout the year. The winters here are chilly with 6°C as the minimum night temperature. Summers are a little hot with temperature ranging between 18°C to 40°C. In the Monsoon season Haridwar receives moderate rainfall. The best time to visit this place is October to March.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : Round the year.


Haridwar has a good rail, road and air connectivity with the other cities and districts.

Rail: The Haridwar Railway station connects this spot to some of the major cities of India. There are daily trains operating to and from this place.

Road: The presence of the National Highways keeps it connected by to several other cities. Bus, taxi and auto-rickshaws are readily available here.

Air: the nearest domestic airport is the Dehradun airport which is located 35 kms from Haridwar enabling connectivity by air.

Shopping & Entertainment

If you are in the mood of shopping, take a trip down the Bada Bazaar, it is a teeming market full of shops which look dazzling at night. The shops sell everything here, from religious paraphernalia to clothes, shoes, knick knacks and lot more. This place will be the best spot to shop for memoirs before you head home.

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  • 5/5
    17 Jun 2020
    Had a beautiful experience at the valley of flowers trek. Well organised trek and the trek leader Rohit Ji was awesome, supportive and too encouraging. Because of the rainy days, we were given hotel rooms instead of tents. *THE CRAZY MOUNTAINEEES* Provide Best transportation and Food During trekking was unbelievable good. and our pick up from haridwar to joshimath and back. One of their asset Kanishk ji was too efficient in customer service. The trekking experience was a memorable one. U go as strangers and make new friends. Himalayas are magical as always. Hemkund Sahib trek was the best and the toughest part of the trek. Thank you The Crazy Mountaineers. ...more
  • 5/5
    13 Sep 2019
    Just finished a 10 day great personalised trip to Haridwar Mussorrie Dehradun and Rishikesh. Everything was well organised with some flexibility when needed. I was happy with the accomadation.The highlight for me was my driver/guide.He ticked all the boxes..great driver, excellent companion,relaxed, easy to be around,smart,present,thoughtful and kind. Thankyou so much ...more
  • 5/5
    04 Sep 2019
    My 01 Night 2 Days Haridwar tour really amazing and very memorable tour arrangements are Hassall family members stay and travels very much comfortable,Tnx u so much Mr.Adhikari for nice tour arrangements. ...more
  • 5/5
    13 Jan 2018
    It was a great trip of Rishikesh Haridwar & Mussoorie. It was very well organised by Tayal Holidays and Mr Sharad ji is very kind and helpful. He did our Air Ticket too in very cheap price. Everything was perfect in tour. Thank you ...more
  • 2/5
    18 Oct 2015
    We have hired Taxi from Tayal Tour & travels on - line. We travelled from Chandigarh to Shimala to Narakanda to Barkot to Yamunotri to Harsil to Gangotri to Rishikesh to Haridwar to Rishikesh for 9 days. Dirver picked up from Chandigarh Airport 0n 6th Oct 2015 and dropped us at Rishikesh on 13th Oct 2015. The Driver Parmender Singh (Raju) was very humble and Honest and was aware of the various alternative routs and conditions of the roads, he was knowledgeable about the sightseeing places in HP & UK,I recommend services of Tayalji. ...more
  • 2/5
    13 Oct 2015
    We are from Bangalore. We had a week long program @ Rishikesh, but we want to go early and plan to visit Badrinath before the program starts. We were searching in net and got know about your org and called. Immediately we got the response and it was very professional.But we were skeptical about the plan. Driver came to Haridwar with placard on time and he took us to Badrinath. Driver Ajay was very quite and calm and took us to all the places. We were very happy with your organization..... You organization is really amazing and rocks..... ...more

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