Haridwar Rishikesh Tour includes the famous tourist spots such as asharms, temples, Har ki Paudi ghat, markets, himalayas views, Ganga aarti, rafting, camping, wildlife tour and much more attraction.
Haridwar city, located in the foot of the Shivalik, represents the point where the Ganga reaches the plains. It is famous for being blessed by the trinity of Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The name Haridwar (Hardwar) is derived from two words, ‘Har’ means Shiva, ‘Hari’ means Vishnu and Dwar means port. Haridwar is thus the gateway to the two sacred shrines of Shiva and Vishnu in Badrinath and Kedarnath, respectively. Places to see in Haridwar are Har-ki-Pauri ghat is one of the holiest Ghats in India, as Maha arti is performed on this ghat every night. Haridwar is famous for its Ganges ceremony (Ganga Aarti) celebrated at 19:00 every night. Other places to see are Mayapuri and Kankhal, which are near Haridwar. Mansa Devi is a temple located on a hill called the Bilwa Parvat. One can reach the temple, by the rope, or you can take the normal trekking route to the top.
Rishikesh is almost a city of saints, wise men and scholars. Rishikesh is a rare religious center located on the right bank of the River Ganga. There are a number of ashrams where religious discourses are held. The place is also a famous center for yoga teachings. Rishikesh is also an attraction for foreign pilgrims who want to know about Hinduism and who want to spend some time near the Lord. 43 km from Dehradun and 24 km from Haridwar, Rishikesh is located in a quiet area, impressive waterfront, close forest and hills. Besides the land of Gods, Rishikesh is also the Mecca for peace seekers through yoga and meditation
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