Places to Visit near Haridwar

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Places to Visit near Haridwar

Here is the list of 15 Places to Visit near Haridwar

1. Vaishno Devi Temple - 6 km from Haridwar

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A replica of the Vaishno Devi temple in Kashmir, the Vaishno Devi Temple of Haridwar is marked by tunnels and caves that lead to the inner sanctum containing the shrine of Goddess Vaishno Devi. The divine temple houses three deities - Lakshmi, Kaali and Saraswati. The Vaishno Devi Temple in Haridwar is a frequently visited site, both by religious devotees and nature lovers because of the stunning view of the surrounding landscape.

2. Bharat Mata Mandir - 7 km from Haridwar

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The Bharat Mata Mandir in Haridwar is dedicated to India as a country and thereby gets its name from its purpose. Its name translates into "The Moth India Temple". The multi-storey temple situated in Sapt Sarovar is not a temple that worships gods or has any religious inclination, but one that stands for the many freedom fighters and patriots of the Indian Struggle for Independence. The majestic temple Bharat Mata Mandir also celebrates the unique trait of India and its immense culture.

3. Robber's Cave - 8 km from Dehradun

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Robber's cave is a river cave formed in the Himalayas about 8 kilometres from Dehradun in the north-eastern state of Uttarakhand. This river cave is very close to Sahasradhara which are the thousandfold springs in Uttarakhand. It is mostly frequented by tourists seeking the adventure of witnessing this natural formation that has river water flowing from the middle of a cave. Tourists need to trek a distance of about 1 kilometre through the Anarwala village to reach this place.

4. Crystal World - 18 km from Haridwar

Spread over 18 acres of land in the holy land of the Ganges, Crystal World Water Park boasts of over 18 thrilling water rides. They also have the very famous 5D water ride in addition to several other games and activities. The park is also known to host private parties, weddings and other functions.

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5. Rishikesh - 21 km from Haridwar

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Known For : Rafting in Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula Triveni Ghat

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Located in the foothills of the Himalayas along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga River, Rishikesh (also called as Hrishikesh) is known for its adventure activities, ancient temples, popular cafes and as the "Yoga Capital of the World". With whitewater rafting industry growing and varied camping and cafe spots springing up, Rishikesh has grown immensely as a favourite, catering to people with different needs.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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6. Patanjali Yogpeeth Haridwar - 21 km from Haridwar

Patanjali Yogpeeth is a medical and research institute in Yoga and Ayurveda, located in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. It is also renowned as one of the largest yoga institutes in India as well as in the world. The institute is named after Rishi Patanjali, who is acclaimed for the invention of Yoga and is Baba Ramdev's flagship project. If one is interested in Ayurveda and Yoga, it is one of the finest places to visit in Haridwar.

7. Rajaji National Park - 23 km from Haridwar

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Encompassing the Shivalik mountain ranges, Rajaji National Park is abundantly rich in flora and fauna and proves a great holiday destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Famous for its wildlife, especially for tigers and elephants, Rajaji National Park has recently received the status of a Tiger Reserve by the Government of India.

Best Time: Mid November to Mid June

8. Triveni Ghat - 28 km from Haridwar

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Situated on the banks of the holy river Ganges, Triveni Ghat is the biggest ghat in Rishikesh. 'Maha Aarti' happens every evening at Triveni Ghat. Triveni Ghat plays an essential role in Hindu Mythology and is also mentioned in the epics Ramayan and Mahabharat. The Triveni Ghat is also where the chattri of Lord Krishna was constructed.

9. Mussoorie - 85 km from Haridwar

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Known For : Lal Tibba Kempty Falls Gun Hill

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If your idea of the perfect holiday involves tranquil hills, untouched nature and a holiday experience that is unadulterated in the truest sense of the term, Mussoorie is the place you should be heading to. Nestled amidst the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, Mussoorie, also known as Queen of The Hills, stands at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level, and has a cool, pleasant climate throughout the year.

Best Time: September to June

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10. Dhanaulti - 85 km from Haridwar

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Known For : Surkhanda Devi Temple Eco Park, Dhanaulti Apple Orchard Resort

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With minimal human intrusion, without overloading or overwhelming your senses or expectations, Dhanaulti slowly seeps into your conscience like a long lost pleasant dream, bringing with it comfort and quiet, and giving you the much needed break from your humdrum routine life. Located at a distance of 62 km from Mussoorie, this little town in Uttarakhand is an offbeat destination located at a height of about 2200 meters above sea level.

Best Time: September to June

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11. Kalsi - 98 km from Haridwar

A small village in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, Kalsi is known as the gateway to the Jaunsar-Bawar tribal region of the Dehradun District. It is located between Dehradun and Chakrata hill station along the banks of the river Yamuna and is the confluence of the rivers, Yamuna and Tons. Inhabited by the people from the Khils, Bhutis and Mundar communities, Kalsi is a place which offers a domestic and homely experience.

12. Lansdowne - 104 km from Haridwar

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Known For : Bhulla Lake Tip N Top St. John's Church

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Perched amidst the Garhwal Hills of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne is a quaint little hill town that not many tourists know of. Off the beaten tourist trail, Lansdowne is an untouched, pristine town, miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated at 5670 feet above sea level, Lansdowne is more famously known for being home to the Garhwal Rifle regiment of the Indian Army.

Best Time: Throughout the year

13. Rudra Prayag - 165 km from Haridwar

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Known For : Augustmuni Koteshwar Mahadev temple Ukhimath

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Lying at the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini, Rudraprayag is a sacred place regarded as one of the Panch Prayags and place of great religious significance. Settled in Uttarakhand, this beautiful town is full of mysterious charm and the spiritual vibes that will calm your senses.

Best Time: April to December

14. Adbhut Mandir, Haridwar

Located in Haripur Kalan in Haridwar, Adbhut Mandir is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Spread across 3 acres of land area, the temple was started to be built in the year 2000 and took a total of 16 years. Because of the same, the temple stands out for its striking architecture and design. Founded by Mahamandleshwar Bhooma Pithadhiswar Swami Achyutanand Ji Maharaj, the temple was inaugurated in 2016 by the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand- Mr. Harish Chandra Rawat. With a backdrop of green hills, blue mountains and the cascading river, the temple offers peace and calm like no other place. It is visited by tourists and devotees alike.

15. Prem Nagar Ashram, Haridwar

Located at a distance of 3 km from Haridwar, Prem Nagar Ashram is an epitome and a manifestation of serenity that was also a retreat for a lot of saints and sages for a lot of years. It was built in 1943 by Yogiraj Satgurudev Shri Hans Ji Maharaj and was later developed by his wife Jagat Janani Shri Mata Ji and his son Shri Satpal Ji Maharaj. Built on the banks of the river Ganges, the ashram is nothing but beautiful.

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