Haridwar, in Uttarakhand, is a place that about 190,000 people call home.
The national capital New Delhi is located 110 miles (177 kilometers) southwest of Haridwar, while Jaipur is 250 miles (402 kilometers) to the southwest.
An old place of worship, one of the more popular of the many heritage sites in the city, is the Mansa Devi Temple. Visit this heritage site to discover its history as well as to study its design.
The ecological reserves surrounding Haridwar allow visitors to see the species of flora and fauna which inhabit the region. To hike around one of the main local nature preserves, drive out to Rajaji National Park.
The Haridwar region’s major attractions sometimes overshadow its lesser known, but equally fascinating sights. Regardless of how many fabulous sights you’ve managed to cram into your itinerary, no holiday to this city would be complete without paying a visit to the Parmarth Niketan, the Lakshman Jhula, the Laxman Jhula and the Ram Jhula.