Haridwar at 225 kms from Delhi is a Pilgrim town in the banks of river Ganga (also known at Ganges by Inbound traveller).
Haridwar is a popular pilgrim getaway for guests from all over North India. , Har Ki Pauri is one that visited the most in Haridwar. Har Ki Pauri is a ghat on the river Ganges is the centre of attraction in Haridwar. Most pilgrms visiting Haridwar make it to Har Ki Pauri in the evening where the Aarti held is considered a spiritual experience.
Also well visited are Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple and Maya Devi Temple are highly revered by devotees as a Siddh Peetha which is a place of worship believed to be where desires get fulfilled.
There are number of riverside hotels that offer a bit of a getaway experience to go with the spiritual / pilgrimage experience the destination offers. However for more comprehensive riverside experience, resorts on Rishikesh-Badrinath route at about 50 kms from Haridwar are recommended.
Recommended Stay Duration: 1 night