Weekend Trip to Haridwar , Uttarakhand
Summer 20 to 40°C
Winter 2 to 30°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 212 kilometers / 4 h ,10 m
Best Time To Visit
Situated in Uttarakhand, Haridwar is the one of the most frequented destinations by the Hindu community. It is located on the banks of the river Ganges and considered as one of the seven holiest places for Hindus. It is widely known as the home to Panch Tirth (five pilgrimage destinations) and three Siddha Peetha (a place where desires get fulfilled). In ancient times, Haridwar was also known as Gangadwar, Kapilsthan and Mayapuri.
How to Reach Haridwar
The Haridwar Junction Railway Station is well-connected to Delhi (4 to 5 hours).
The Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is around 20 kilometers away from Haridwar. It is well-connected to the Delhi International airport.
Taxi Cabs and private vehicle is the best way to reach Haridwar in the shortest possible time. Haridwar’s bus station is just stone’s throw away from the train station. There are regular bus services from Delhi to Haridwar (4 hours).