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Haridwar Tourism and Travel Guide

History of Haridwar

According to Hindu belief, Haridwar is the land that was sanctified by the footprints of the Lord. Associated with both Shiva and Vishnu, it is believed to have been the placeHaridwar where Sati (Shiva’s consort) consigned herself to the sacrificial fire. The terrible tandava (dance of destruction) performed by Shiva in grief led to Vishnu dismembering Sati’s body, with the different parts scattering across India. Besides its pre-eminence in Hindu texts, Haridwar other claims to fame is its mention by the Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang and its invasion by the plundering troops of Timur Lame.

How to reach Haridwar by Air: The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant in Dehradun. However it is convenient to use roads or rail to Delhi and then take the flight to Haridwar.

How to reach Haridwar by Rail: The major pilgrimage center of Haridwar is well connected by trains to almost all the major cities in India.

How to reach Haridwar by Road: Haridwar is well connected to the major cities in India. The National Highway no.45 crosses the city of Haridwar and links it with Delhi, which assures a comfortable travel to Haridwar.

Restaurant Haridwar
Looking for best and cheap quality restaurant in Haridwar, then name of the restaurant destination in holy city of Haridwar is Ganga Beach Resort. Here purity and holiness of river Ganges is the source of inspiration that drives all activities at Ganga Beach Resort’s restaurant. Wide range of food delicacies are available matching taste buds of diverse domestic and international tourists. True taste of India delicacies for North Indian, Continental, Garhwali, Mughlai and Chinese food in their natural flavors is available at our restaurant.

The Ganga Beach Resort provides you a wide selection of delectable dishes and refreshing drinks. Our hotel’s specialty is the delicious Haridwarfood and the choice is from among North and South Indian and Continental delicacies. The Resort has the perfect ambience for a dining out experience. We serve barbecue delicacies open during summers at our resort in Uttaranchal.

At the Resort, multi-cuisine restaurant serves North Indian, Continental, Garhwali, Mughlai and Chinese food in their authentic flavors. The Resort’s decor is magnificent and designed to provide you the most personal space in hotel. There is large seating capacity that can comfortably accommodate kitty, birthday and other parties without disturbance to other clients in our hotel in Rishikesh.

Our expertise in maintaining highest standards for quality, hygiene, and cleanliness acts as introduction to commitment for esteemed visitors.

Fair and Festivals

Haridwar is one place where fairs are being organized with full enthusiasm round the year, such as Somwati Amavasya, Kartik Poornima, Shravan Poornima, Ganga Dussehra and other important bathing dates of Hindu calendar. The Kanwad mela during the month of Shravana is very popular among masses in which lacs of devotees of Lord Shiva come to Haridwar to take holy water of river Ganga. Apart from these, Kumbh mela and Ardh Kumbh mela at the interval of 12 and 6 years respectively do not need any introduction. District administration had also organised 'Haridwar Mahotsava', a 3-4 day cultural festival on the bank of river Ganga and 'Ayurveda Mahotsava'. Besides this 'Urs' is organized annually at the holy dargah of Piran Kaliyar in which people of all sects participate and pray for their well being.

HaridwarHotels in Haridwar

The Haveli Hari Ganga
Hari Ki Pauri
Classic Residency
Sagar Ganga Resort
Country Inn & Suites
Hotel Disney Inn
Slpana Hotel
Ginger Hotel
Park View Hotel
Sun Hotel
Le Grand Hotel