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Haridwar Rishikesh Pilgrimage | Twin holiness

Legend

The twin cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh have been since a very long time a centre of religious significance in the history of India. Haridwar and Rishikesh feature in many mythological stories in Hinduism. Haridwar is one of the four places where Armut, the elixir of life is believed to have accidentally spilled while being carried by Garuda. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit fell, is located at Har ki Pauri. Rishikesh, known as the Gateway...View more

Purpose

Haridwar and Rishikesh are  among the holiest places in the country, a visit to which is believed to help people attain moksha. A holy dip in the confluence of rivers as well as at Har Ki Pauri, is believed to cleans one's sins.

Deity - Temples

Deity :- Lord Shiva, Goddess Shakti, Goddess Ganga

Temples Covered:-

Manasa Devi Temple
Chandi Devi Temple
Maya Devi Temple
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Kunjapuri Temple

Ganga aarti at Har Ki Pauri
Triveni Ghat and so on..

Yatra Preparations

Haridwar and Rishikesh are dotted with many temples, ashrams and other places of religious significances. Map the places where you would like to visit and get a package dedicated to your needs. During holidays, festivals the place becomes crowded and hence it is essential to book accommodation in advance

Travel Support

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Pooja Samagri

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Area Covered

Uttarakhand
Language spoken :- Hindi

Auspicious Days

Haridwar is one of the four holy places where the Kumbhmela is held. A large number of devotees come to Haridwar and Rishikesh on Vaishak Purnima to take a dip in the Ganges. Navratri is celebrated with festivities in most of the Devi temples.

Best time to Travel

The pilgrimage can be done throughout the year.

Darshan Info Clock Duration

3 to 4 days from Delhi.

All the temples near Haridwar and Rishikesh can be reached by road and ropeways. There might be stairs to some of the shrines. Alternatively, there are trek paths available to the temples atop the hills

Travel Method

All the temples near Haridwar and Rishikesh can be reached by road and ropeways. There might be stairs to some of the shrines. Alternatively, there are trek paths available to the temples atop the hills

Crowd Expected

The are witness a lot of devotees and tourists especially during festivals and peak seasons when the pilgrimages to the Himalayan regions open. During the Kumbh Mela, millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganga.

Festivals

Haridwar is one of the four holy places where the Kumbhmela is held. A large number of devotees come to Haridwar and Rishikesh on Vaishak Purnima to take a dip in the Ganges. Navratri is celebrated with festivities in most of the Devi temples.

Must Haves

Haridwar and Rishikesh have good facilities in the vicinities. But it is advisable to carry water bottles, sunscreen, light snacks and first aid kit as some of the temples are uphill in rural areas.

Health Awarness

Haridwar and Rishikesh have good medical facilities. Some of the temples have to be reached by winding roads through the Ghats and may cause motion sickness. Also some temples have stairs to climb which those with serious medical ailments should not attempt to.

Climate

Haridwar and Rishikesh have hot summers and cold winters.
During summers, the temperatures rise upto mid thirties.
The winters are pleasant through the day with the temperature dipping during the evenings to around 10 degree celsius in the month of December and January.

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