Haridwar is located at a vantage point from where River Ganga emerges in full force from the Himalayas. Pegged as one of the most religiously significant towns in India, this holy city is the hub for devotees, pilgrims, sages and peace seekers. It is also known as the yoga capital of the world and is home to some adrenaline pumping adventure sports. This spiritual town houses a large number of temples devoted to various gods and goddesses while the most important deity being Lord Shiva. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the snowcapped mountains and surrounded with religious vibrancy, Haridwar is a tranquil destination.
|Detailed Tour Itinerary|
|Tour Name:||Haridwar Local Sightseeing Tour|
|Destination Covered:||Mansa Devi Mandir – Pawan Dham Temple – Shantikunj Ashram – Daksheswara Mahadev temple – Shree Chintamani Parshwanath Mandir|
|Price:||On Request/- Enquire Now|
A local sightseeing tour of Haridwar will guarantee to serve you with a lifetime of memories.
Mansa Devi Mandir:
Dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi and nestled atop the Bilwa Parbat, this temple is one of the five important pilgrimage sites in Haridwar. It is said that one must visit this sacred temple once if they are visiting the holy town which will mean that their Haridwar visit is complete. The temple has a mesmerizing view of the nearby mountains and plains. The temple can be reached via ropeway which is called as ‘Mansa Devi Udankhatola’ locally. Thousands of devotees visit this Mandir during the auspicious time of Navratri and Kumbh Mela.
Pawan Dham Mandir:
Situated by the road in Haridwar this ancient Mandir is one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in Haridwar. Founded by Swami Vedanta Nand Ji maharaj the temple is well known all over for its beautiful and intricate architecture. The artistically designed walls and the elegantly painted glass works make the Mandir a centre of attraction for visitors from across the globe. The gods and goddesses that are included in the temple are, Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva, Santoshi Maa among several others.
Known as the fountain head of spiritual inspiration, the ashram has emerged as one of the most widely known places for having a peaceful experience. One can go there in search of some spiritual awakening along with some peace of mind. The overall environment of the ashram is quiet and evokes a calm attitude. Renowned worldwide as being the headquarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP), it is a must-visit place for seekers and nature lovers alike.
Daksheswara Mahadev Temple:
Named after King Daksha Prajapati (father of sati), this Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in 1810 this centre for pilgrimage is a focal point for all the shaivite devotees during the auspicious time of Maha Shivratri. It has a massive Lord Shiva structure which stands tall inside the temple complex and is located by the holy banks of River Ganga. This is one of the oldest and the most important temples in Haridwar.
Shree Chintamani Parshwanath Mandir:
Surrounded by lush green trees and the holy Himalayan ranges, the two storied temples is made up of artistically engrave yellow stones and is one of the main centres for Jains. It is mostly famous for its art designs on the walls and intricate designs. The temple successfully captures the true significance of the sanctity of Jain culture. Inside the temple, resides a black idol of Shri Parshv Yaksh and Mata Padmavati Devi sitting in a Padmasana Position.
You will finally be led to your departure point from where you will continue your journey onwards.