A major pilgrimage attraction in Haridwar, the holy city of Uttarnchal is Har Ki Pauri. On the banks of Ganga, Har Ki Pauri has come to symbolise and become a major landmark of the city. Every evening thousands of locals, pilgrims and tourists gather on its banks to perform, watch and admire the evening arti, the praise sung in respect Legend of they holiest of all rivers, River Ganga.
Situated atop the Bilwa Parvat, on Shivalik Hills, Mansa Devi is approximately 2.5 km from the main township of Haridwar. One of the most visited temples in North India, the temple is known for being the holy abode of Goddess Mansa, the wife of Nag Vasuki and the brainchild of Saint Kashyap.
Neelkanth Temple is one of the most revered holy shrines of the Hindus. Located on a hill above Swarg Ashram in Haridwar, Neelkanth Temple is easily accessible from here. The temple lies at a comfortable distance of 12 kms and can also be reached from Rishikesh.The way to this temple is surrounded by lush green hills and rivers, providing some of the most beautiful sights, one has ever seen.
The Rajaji National Park, uttaranchal/ uttarakhand is spread over an area of 820.42 SQ. K.M. It is a home of 23 species of mammals and 315 species of Birds. The park is home of Asian Elephants, Tiger and King Cobra, Panther, Bear, Chital, Sambar, Wild Boar, Kakar, Python, Monitor Lizard, Wild Cats and many more.
The whitewater riverrafting capital of India is the stretch of the Ganga from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh where the river has numerous rapids over 36 kms. Don't miss out on the ride of a lifetime. Savor the thrill of raw adventure or the relaxation of a float trip.
Positioned at a distance of just 25 km from the holy city of Haridwar, Rishikesh (also spelt Hrishikesh) offers numerous adventure sports to enjoy. Though the town has the eminence of being called the 'River Rafting Capital of India', it also provides holidaymakers with many other thrilling options to have a genuine taste of adventure in Uttarakhand. Indulging in adventure sports in the Himalayan town of Rishikesh offers its own unique flavour.