Haridwar is the most famous religious spot in India and is situated in Uttarakhand state of India. It is the major gateway to the
four pilgrimages in Uttarakhand.
According to religious belief it was Bhagirath who prayed hard to God and was able to bring this sacred river to Earth. He was trying to give Mukti or freedom to his grandfathers. From that day every year lac's of people visit this place for religious purposes. Every one in India want to die near Haridwar.
General information of Haridwar
Population of Haridwar is near about 14,44,213 according to 2001 census, it covers am area of about 12,302 sq km, it is situated at am altitude of about 294.7 metres from the sea level. Its Temperature may vary from 40.9°-6°C, best time to visit Haridwar is all around the year
How to reach Haridwar
The nearest airport to Haridwar is Jolly Grant
situated in Dehradun and is at a distance of 41 km from Haridwar. From airport one can hire private taxi's and buses to reach to Haridwar.
Haridwar is very well connected to all the major parts of Uttarakhand and India. Major trains through which one can access haridwar are:
4265 - 4266 Varanasi-Haridwar-Dehradun.
3009 - 3010 Howrah-Haridwar-Dehradun.
2017 - 2018 Delhi-Haridwar-Dehradun.
4309 - 4310 Ujjain-Haridwar-Dehradun.
2019 - 2020 Bombay-Haridwar-Dehradun.
4041 - 4042 Delhi-Haridwar-Dehradun.
Haridwar is situated on National Highway
no. 45 is very well connected to all
major parts of India and Uttarakhand. It is situated at a distance of 215 from Delhi and 52 km from Dehradun.