Piran Kaliyar Sharif

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Piran Kaliyar Sharif, Rishikesh Overview

The resting place of the Sufi saint Alauddin Ali Ahmed Sabir, Piran Kaliyar Sharif is a famous dargah located in Kaliyari village near Haridwar. It is a place of great spiritual energy as well religious unity with both Hindu and Muslims being ardent visitors to the dargah. It is one of the most important Muslim shrines in the India and is equally cherished by the Hindu populace of the region.

Just 20 km away from Haridwar, Kaliyari village is a secluded place in the Himalayan ranges hosting the dargah of Alauddin Ahmed Sabir. The place is thronged by millions of devotees, both Hindus and Muslims who are attracted by the spiritual energy of the place and the fact that it considered to fulfill one_ã_s wishes. Besides the dargah, there is a small village which too is a nice place to explore and observe the culture and livelihoods of the region.

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Piran Kaliyar Sharif can be visited anytime of the year. The small village has a wonderful climate allowing visitors to have a comfortable visit. The winters are very cold yet manageable with a few extra layers of woolen.

One can travel about the region on foot.

Haridwar should be preferred destination for accommodation. Haridwar has great options for accommodation for all budget sizes.

One can shop for souvenirs and replicas of the dargah just outside the dargah premises.

The spirituality and religious harmony of the place is moving and a rare experience.

Try out some amazing Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines such as aloo ke gutke, gahat, chainsoo and kaapa.

Sukhdam Yatri Bhavan and Flavors Restaurant in Haridwar.

Piran Kaliyar Sharif is best visited or combined with Haridwar. Reach Haridwar, take a half day trip to the dargah and return to the town.

Avoid the monsoon season for visiting Piran Kaliyar Sharif

  • Air: The nearest airport is at Dehradun which is 61 km from Piran Kaliyar Sharif. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus till Piran Kaliyar Sharif from the airport.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is at Haridwar. One can easily get a cab till Piran Kaliyar Sharif from the railway station.

  • Road: Piran Kaliyar Sharif is well connected by motorable roads to all parts of the region. Public and private buses as well taxis regularly connect this village to nearby regions.


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