:: Haridwar ::
Haridwar is situated at the base of the Shivalik hills, where the Ganga, comes down from the mighty Himalayas meets the plains. Haridwar, literally is 'The gateway to the Gods'. A Gateway to the four pilgrimage of Uttrakhand, Haridwar's ancient name was Mayapuri. Har- Ki- Pauri is the famous place to see evening ceremony of Ganga, starting at sun set time. Bramha Kund is the place where people wish to take holey dip , because nectar dropped here during the time of Ocean Churning and also has the importance of Kumbh Mela ( Which comes once every 12 Years and the Ardha Kumbha Mela (Coming once every six years) are big draws. Kavand Mela is also famous here, it comes every year during the time of July- August. Besides being a religious place, it has served as the center for learning Yoga, science and culture.
Haridwar is the only Opening Gate of Char Dham Yatra : - I wish to tell to all that Haridwar is the only opening gate of char dham yatra and it is the only truth ...............
Hari Dwar : - Means Starting Gate or Gate way to Reach at Lord Vishnu's Temple - Badrinath. Hari means Vishnu.
Har Dwar : - Means Starting Gate or Gate way to Reach at Lord Shiva's Temple - Kedarnth. Har means Shiva.
Note : - In our Char Dham Yatra Package we starts with Haridwar because Haridwar is the most sacred place and Starting point of Char Dham Yatra and all the Pilgrims can see the Ganga Arti and take the blesses for Happy Char Dham Yatra with a Holy Dip at Ganges and can keep the Ganga Jal with them for Kedarnath Temple.
While coming back we give one Night at Rishikesh because Rishikesh is nice tourist spot of our region with attraction of Ashrams , Luxman Zula & Ram Zula, Trivani Ghat etc . It is also a famous Yoga Center in the World Sw. Shivananda did lots of contribution for Yoga.
How to Reach Haridwar : -
By Train : - Haridwar Railway Station is connected with many major station , India Holiday Home's Representative can pick up you from Railway Station and transfer to Hotel.
By Air : - The Nearest Airport is Jolly Grand which is 40 kms from Haridwar. India Holiday Home's Representative can pick up you from Airoport and transfer to Hotel.
By Road : - To reach from Delhi you can follow National high way 58 and it takes 6 - 7 hrs drive from Delhi. India Holiday Home's Representative can also pick up you from Delhi Airport \ Railway Station and transfer to Haridwar by luxury car \ coaches.
:: PLACES TO VISIT ::
Ki- Pauri,Daksha Mahadev Temple, Mahamritunjya\ Mercury Temple,
Bilkeshwar\ Chandi Devi\ Mansa Devi\ Bharat Mata Mandir\ Bhuma
Niketan\ Pawan Dham , Sapta Rishi Ashram, Maya Devi and many more
temples are the attractions of Haridwar. Evening ceremony of Ganges
is worth to see everyday at sunset.
:: PLACES NEAR TO HARIDWAR ::
:: Rishikesh ::
Rishikesh is a old town famous for Yoga and Ashrams, It is
used to believe that Rishikesh name came out by the also
called Tapovan, Laxman Jula, Ram Jula, Swarg Ashram, Geeta Ashram,
Parmath Niketen and many more temples are here to attract you. One
can enjoy White Water Rafting here and learn Yoga and Meditation.
:: PLACES TO VISIT ::
Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Luxman Zula , Ram Zula, Geeta Asharam, Parmarth
Nikietan, Shivanadna Ashram, Ved Nikiten, Neelakanth Temple,
Vashishta Gufa, Shivpuri , Deo Prayag , Kunjapuri Temple etc. are
the near by places to visit.
:: Dehradun ::
of the Shivalik Mountain Range in the South, the River Ganges in the
East, and the river Yamuna on the West. Dehra Dun Valley is 1500 to
2500 feet above sea level.The city is also historically significant
as archeological evidences reveal that that in the times of
Mahabharata, these forests were used by the Pandavas when they were
sent on their exile. Tourist attractions include: Tapkeshawar
Temple, Sahastradhara, Sai Darbar, Malsi Deer Park, Tapowan and many
more to see here.
:: Mussoori ::
established by Caption Yong in 1827 ,is a quaint little town at
an altitude of 2000 m. It is a popular tourist and Honeymoon Spot,
Camel Back, Gun Hill, The Mall road, Company Garden and Kempty Fall
are the famous attractions here.
is at a distance of 71 km from Rishikesh. The Bhagirathi from
Gaumukh mingles with the river Alaknanda from Satopanth to form the
sacred Ganga. Pilgrims bath in the Sangam and offer 'Pind' Shradha.
At an altitude of 618 Mts. (2000 ft.) here are ancient temples of
Raghunathji and Lord Shiva which are both landmarks as well as the
Raghunath Kirti Mahavidyalaya, the headquarters of the pandas of the
The pandas of Sri Badrinath hail from this town. Most of the pandas are pandits who are scholarly and their knowledge of Sanskrit is a family inheritance. It is also linked with 30-km motorable road to Pauri. There is a P.W.D. Rest House, a Tourist Bungalow besides, and so many dharamsalas at Deoprayag.