Best Things To Do in Haridwar, India

Whether you're visiting Haridwar for a few days or are a localite, Haridwar is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Haridwar. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Haridwar. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Haridwar. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Haridwar keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Haridwar listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Haridwar which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Haridwar will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Haridwar recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Haridwar

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Haridwar that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 3578 itineraries
    Rajaji National Park

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Adventure, Adventure Sport

    Address: Haridwar, India

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This national park that is spread over 820 square kilometers and rolling through Indian cities like Dehradun, Haridwar and Pauri Garhwal is one of its kind in the country. The magnificent Ganges River...Read more

  2. #2 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 2900 itineraries
    Hari Ki Pauri

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, River

    Address: Near City Control Room, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249401

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Experience the sanctity and peace of this spiritual destination on the banks of river Ganges. Hari-ki-Pauri is one of the most holy places in India and devotees from all over the country rush here to ...Read more

  3. #3 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 2522 itineraries
    Kushavarta Ghat

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Waterfront, River

    Address: Hari ki Pauri, Haridwar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Associated with the great Indian saint belonging to the ancient times Dattatreya, this is one of the most sought after stopovers in Haridwar. According to the mythological sagas, Saint Dattatreya stoo...Read more

  4. #4 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 2228 itineraries
    Mansa Devi Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Bilwa parvat, Haridwar

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Atop an enthralling hill of Bilwa Parvat stands this one of the oldest holy places of the town. The temple dedicated to Mansa Devi, this temple is always flodded with tourists from all over the world....Read more

  5. #5 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 2334 itineraries
    Chandi Devi Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249408

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    With a glorious idol of goddess Chandi dating back to the 8th century, this legendary temple in Haridwar was redeveloped by Suchat Singh- the King of Kashmir in the early 20th century. One of the prom...Read more

  6. #6 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 2462 itineraries
    Jairam Ashram

    Tags: Religious Site, Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Bhimgoda, Haridwar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Jairam Ashram is sited on the Rishikesh road in Haridwar. This ashram is recognized for outstanding lodging services. At a distance from housing a lot of tourist's stopover here in this...Read more

  7. #7 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 1962 itineraries
    Bharat Mata Temple

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Samvanya kutir, Sapt sarovar, Bhupatwala, Haridwar

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Bharat Mata temple is the temple of Bharat mata or Mother India a representation of India in the form of Mother Goddess. The Goddess illustrated by a woman dressed in a saffron coloured Sari holding f...Read more

  8. #8 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 1284 itineraries
    Maya Devi Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Birla Ghat, Haridwar

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Maya. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today and thus it is sometimes referred to as a Shakt...Read more

  9. #9 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 1626 itineraries
    Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

    Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Picnic Spot, Bird Watching

    Address: Haridwar, India

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This bird watcher’s delight is one of the examples of rich vegetation of the state of Uttaranchal and is also one of the must visit places in Haridwar. The sanctuary is extremely popular with to...Read more

  10. #10 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 2 itineraries
    Hari Ganga Haveli Hotel

    Address: 21, Pilibhit House, Ramghat, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249401

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Although the hotel is in a crowded place, you will be surprised how quiet this hotel is. The food is good and the room service is also very good. They also have other facilities like internet wireless...Read more

  11. #11 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Cheetal Grand

    Address: On National Highway 58 near Muzaffarnagar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are travelling to Dehradum, you can stop here and have some tasty and delicious lunch or breakfast. The restaurant is situated near Muzaffaranagar

  12. #12 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 10 itineraries
    Sapt Rishi Ashram

    Address: Bhoopatwala, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249410

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Blessed by the River Ganga, the Sapt Rishi Ashram, as the name suggests, is a holy space where the seven (sapt) sages or riashis performed a yajna and meditated. According to the legends of Hindu Myth...Read more

  13. #13 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Hotel Park View

    Address: Opposite Shanti Kunj Ashram, Rishikesh Rd, Bhoopatwala, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249411

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a luxury hotel on the highway. The hotel maintains the highest levels of cleanliness and the beds are comfortable. Everything is incredibly cheap here including their restaurant food....Read more

  14. #14 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 15 itineraries
    Gurukul Kangri University

    Tags: Educational Site, University

    Address: Jagjeetpur, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249404

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Gurukul Kangri University is a Gurukul or University located in the city of Haridwar in the state of Uttarakhand. The university was founded on 4th March, 1902 by the Arya Samaj missionary Swami Shrad...Read more

  15. #15 of 32 Things To Do in Haridwar
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Alpana Hotel

    Address: Ram Ghat, lower Road, lower Bazar, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, 249175, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is one of the cleanest environments you find in Haridwar. The hotel is centrally located and the rooms are well furnished with all facilities.

Activities And Tours

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