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Haridwar/Rishikesh Weekend Tour

Being the most popular and visited pilgrimage cities, Haridwar and Rishikesh are thronged by devotees from places far and wide. Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places of Hindus. Numerous pilgrims, devotees and tourists congregate in Haridwar and Rishikesh to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges to wash away their sins to attain Moksha.

Rishikesh located at the foothills of the Himalayas in Northern India, it is known as ' The Gateway to the Himalayas', it s also very popular among adventure lovers who can experience adventure sports like white water rafting, hiking ,backpacking and bungee jumping in this place.

Places to visit during Haridwar/Rishikesh Weekend Tour:

Maya Devi Temple :

Located in Haridwar dating back to the 11th century, this temple is counted as one of the Shakti peeths present in India. The temple known for its legends, it resembles a form of Shakti.

Bhimoda Tank :

This holistic tank is one of the most popular tourist's attractions of Haridwar. Legend states that this tank was made by the blow of Bhim's knee when the Pandavas were heading towards the great Himalayas.

Har ki Pauri :

Also known as the Brahm Kund has a popular belief attached to it, it is said that a dip in the holy water of this ghat relieves a person form all his sins. It is the most famous place in Haridwar. In the evening this place is thronged by large number of tourists who gather at its banks to attend the aarti.

Bharat Mandir :

Is an ancient temple and an imposing shrine located in the heart of the city of Rishikesh. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, its idol is said to be carved by a single piece of Saligram. This temple is truly a spectacular piece of art.

Rishikund :

Close to the very popular Triveni Ghat, Rishikund is the most ancient place which has got lots of legends related to it, devotees from far off places throng this place to witness its significance and beauty.

Triveni Ghat :

The place that witnesses the confluence of the three holy rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswathy, it is the most revered sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh which is situated on the banks of River Ganges.

Ram Jhula : It is an iron suspension bridge situated at Muni ki Reti in Rishikesh. Built in the 1980's over the Ganges River, it is a very popular landmark of Rishikesh.

Laxman Jhula : It is another very popular bridge constructed to cross the River Ganges; it is a place from where one can witness the most spectacular views of the serpentine flowing river.

Gita Bhawan : Dedicated as a Museum for Puranic and mythological awareness of the common public, the Gita Bhawan encloses many paintings and statues of characters from the Hindu mythology. This place embodies a lot of mythological relevance.