Haridwar, a city situated in the picturesque foothills of the Shivaliks in the State of Uttarakhand, at a height of 314 metres above sea level, between the Shivalik Hills in the North and Northeast and the Ganges River in the South, it is here that the River Ganges, enters the Indo-Gangetic Plains of North India for the first time at Haridwar, which gave the city its ancient name, Gangadwára!

Once in every 12 years the renowned Kumbh Mela is held here to commemorate it being one of four holy places where amrit or the elixir of immortality, fell aeons ago! Amidst the Kumbha Mela, millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges and to wash away their sins to attain Moksha.  

Hotels in Haridwar near Har ki Pauri offer luxurious accommmodation and unique opportunites for witnessing the enchanting evening aarti and other beautiful ceremonies.

Known for their homely ambience and outstanding customer service, many, but certainly not all of them, cater to the upper class and upper middle class tourists.

Equipped with all the modern infrastructural amenities, such hotels provide the customers with comfortable and pleasant air-conditioned accommodation at affordable costs, the deluxe room and the executive deluxe room priced at  Rs. 2777/- and Rs. 3333/- respectively. The packages offered by the hotel management comprise of breakfast, dinner and bed tea, the in-house vegetarian restaurant serving several lip smacking and sumptuous delicacies to satisfy their appetites!  Special wildlife package tours  which include all the above mentioned facilities, in addition to the adventurous sporting events of rock climbing, river crossing, rappelling and river slithering and elephant riding, are also on offer..

Visiting places in Haridwar include Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit fell, located at Har ki Pauri (literally, “footsteps of the Lord”) and is considered to be the most sacred ghat of Haridwar! Chandi Devi and Mansa Devi temples, Sapt Rish ashram and Sapt Sarova, Pawan Dham , Kankhal and Bharat Mandir are some notable visiting places in Haridwar!

Visit the fascinating 240 sq kms scenic biodiversity Rajaji National Park nearby, which houses the Chila Wildlife Sanctuary and boasts of 23 mammals and an astonishing 315 fauna species or salubrious Mussorie with its spectacular Kempty Falls and Thousand Falls for some stunning sights!

Dotted with such a huge number of temples, ashrams and recreational centers in  close proximity to the hotels in Haridwar near Har ki Pauri, the city thrives to receive maximum number of devotes from around the globe and hence is known as Gangadwar or “Gateway of the Ganges”!

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