Delhi to Haridwar forms an ideal weekend pilgrimage trip. Haridwar is situated approximately 202 Km from Delhi and it takes nearly 3 to 4 hours by road. Haridwar is also known as the Gateway to the land of God, Lord Vishnu. It is one of the most important holy places on earth for the Hindus. The city of Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganga. It is considered as the most sacred river in India and therefore the Puja and the Aarti takes place on the banks of River Ganga. The religious offerings made by the saints and the pilgrims are immersed in the river after the aarti. Even the ashes of the dead body are offered in the River Ganga at Haridwar as it is considered the Gateway to the house of God. People from various parts of the world travel to this holy city and the nearest connecting place to Haridwar is Delhi which also has the Domestic as well as an International Airport.
Haridwar is also famous for its Kumbh Mela which happens once in 12 years. Since it happens after such a long interval of time, therefore, the enthusiasm with which it is celebratedbecomes a scene of attraction from the pilgrims as well as the tourist. Haridwar, apart from being a pilgrim place also holds a lot of historical significance. The remnants in various parts of Haridwar depict the ancient Indian civilization as well as culture. GangaRiver initiates from the Himalayas and reaches Haridwar after traveling a distance of nearly 250 Km. The city was therefore called as Gangadwara in the ancient times and is referred to by the same name in the Indian Mythology books too.
Once, you have reached the national capital of India i.e. Delhi; the next step is to decide on how to reach Haridwar. If you happen to have enough time for your vacation, there are a lot historical as well as modern cultural places in Delhi, where you can roam around for 1-2 days. The North and South Delhi has some of the most famous historical monuments of the Indian history like the Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Jantar Mantar etc. Apart from it, there are a lot of marketplaces as well as theme-based restaurants and amusement parks where you can spend a leisure day like the market of Connaught Place, Hauz Khas, Kingsway Camp, GK, Saket, Gurgaon etc. and the amusement park like Splash, Appu Ghar etc. After spending a wonderful time in Delhi, you can start off for Haridwar.The best time to visit Haridwar is between the months of September to March as the weather is pleasant during these months.
The shortest route to reach Haridwar is by road. Reliable Car Rentals can help you by providing a reliable car rent service. Depending on your choice, we have a fleet of various makes of cars with us to match the comfort and the family size you are looking for. Our drivers have to undergo a training followed by a rational evaluation followed by which they are hired on board. This is to ensure that they learn the ethics and professionalism. These drivers are moreover aware of the various routes of India as they are designated for a particular route only. We do not believe in leveraging the drivers for different routes unless they know the road by heart. With so much said about the service, book a cab with us and give us a chance to serve you with a pleasant journey from Delhi to Haridwar.
- Rajaji National Park is a perfect place for wildlife and nature lover enthusiast
- Har Ki Pauriis located on the banks of River Ganga where the saints of Haridwar perform the Aarti
- Bharat Mata Mandir – It is a temple devoted to worship Mother India
- Maya Devi Mandir–is a temple that denotes one of the 51 Shakti Peeths. The other name of Haridwar is Mayapur which is derived from this temple.
- Apart from these, Chanda Devi Temple, Jain Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Daksh Temple are few other places where you can offer your pilgrimage
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