Tour of Haridwar is one of the seven holiest city trips for Hindu. It is one of the four holy cities (Ujjain, Nasik, Allahabad or Prayag) where the drop of Amrit fell during the Samudra Manthan. And to mark this occasion every 03 years in one of these cities organize Kumbha Mela. Thus, in every 12 years in Kumba Mela held here, millions of pilgrims come to take holy bath to wash away their sins to attain Moksha. It has two spellings and two meanings, Haridwar called by followers of the Lord Vishnu, Hari means Lord Vishnu and Dwar gate to access Lord Vishnu. It called Hardwar by the Lord Shiva followers, it means Lord Shiva means entry to Shiva Lok.
This holy capital is located at 210 Km from Delhi and National High 58 connects golden triangle tour packages with Haridwar, it is also connected with the Railway and Haridwar Station is a main railway station which connects Haridwar with the rest of the India. Nearest domestic airport Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun (IATA code DED) (ICAO code VIDN) is only 35 km away and Delhi’s Indra Gandhi International Airport (IATA Code is DEL) is the nearest International airport.
Tourist Attractions in Haridwar tour
In the tour packages of Haridwar has many temples and sites of interest and attraction but as per traditions the Five Pilgrimages (Panch Tirth) are important to visit here are Har Ke Pauri (Ganga dwar), Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Ghats in Kankhal and Maya Devi Temple.
Rishikesh name came from the word Hrishikesha which means ‘Master of the Senses’ which is God Vishnu. Named after him as Hrishikesha and later it become Rishikesh. Rishikesh packages are also known for adventure sports, white water rafting is popular for Indian and foreign tourist. Hiking, Backpacking and Bungee Jumping also attract many tourists from all over the world. Ram Jhula built in the year 1986. And Lakshman Jhula built in 1939. These are suspension bridges are uses to cross river the Ganga and now both Jhulas are the land mark attraction.
Located 25 km north of Haridwar. Rishikesh has telephone code is 0135 and pin code is 249201. Tourist will get vegetarian food only by the law. It is a world capital of yoga and doing meditation here brings closer to attain Moksha. Many yoga centres are here and attract a number of tourist not only from India but around the world. Not only common man but many prominent persons like Swami Rama Tirtha, Swami Shivananda and Swami Vivekananda etc have studied and practice yoga her. The Beatles visited here in 1968 and composed 48 songs during his trip; Mike Love, The Beach Boys, Donovan and Gyp Mills also visited Rishikesh and practiced yoga. It will be interesting to have Haridwar and Rishikesh in India’s Golden triangle packages.
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