Delhi to Haridwar
via NH 334
HaridwarHaridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India’s Uttarakhand state, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. Haridwar, accurately translated as the “Gateway to God”, is one of the Hindu sacred places in India and a center of Hindu religion and theology for centuries. It is considered to be the oldest pilgrimage city amongst the seven holiest cities in India. Haridwar is one of the first townships where Ganga comes out from the peak to touch the landThe largest of several sacred ghats (bathing steps), Har Ki Pauri hosts a nightly Ganga Aarti (river-worshipping ceremony) in which tiny flickering lamps are floated off the steps. Worshipers fill the city during major festivals including the annual Kanwar Mela. Book Meru’s Delhi to Haridwar cab and get multiple cab options – Hatchback, Sedan & SUV for your comfortable travel. Visit this holy city with your family and feel the divine essence of God here.
Places to see on route
Roorkee CantonmentRoorkee Cantonment is a cantonment town, in Roorkee, Haridwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and is one of country’s oldest cantonments established in 1853. It is the headquarters of Bengal Engineer Group since 1853.Roorkee became home to the Bengal Sappers and Miners in 1853, and two artillery units were stationed here. Today, the cantonment has a large army base with headquarters for ‘Bengal Engineer Group’ (BEG), also known as Bengal Sappers, established in 1803.
Har ki PauriThe Har Ki Pauri is the beloved ghat on banks in the Ganges at Haridwar. This ghat observes the daily Aarti sacrament and greets crowds which congregate banks for the Aarti. The Har ki Pauri is also referred to as Brahmakund and folklore reveals that Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu had stopover this place as in the Vedic era. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Go for a heritage walk along this sacred Ghat on the banks of river Ganga or take a bath in the holy river which is reffered as washing away all your sins or mistakes once you are dipped in water. Hire a Meru cab to reach here on time in the evening to attend the Aarti, which would surely enrich and purify your soul.
PLACES TO SEE IN HARIDWAR (DELHI TO HARIDWAR)
Mansa DeviOne of the main stopover temples in Haridwar, Mansa Devi Mandir is situated atop the Shivalik inclines. This can be a caucus amid lovers, how they tie holy strings about the tree that stands within the grounds in the Mansa Devi temple. Through the temple, you can grab stunning glimpses of the Haridwar city. An Outstation Meru cab would be most reliable and convinient to visit such divine and holy places.
Chandi DeviChandi Devi shrine, situated on the peak of Neel Parvat, is one of the major appeals in Haridwar and it is a sign of loyalty to Goddess Chandi. Chandi Devi is of immense sacred significance which is measured as the Shakti peethas of North India. This holy place is also referred to as Siddh peetha, since it is thought to own influences which will match the desires in the followers.To reach the temple one has to either follow the three kilometre trekking route from Chandighar and reach the shrine by climbing a number of steps or climb the recently introduced rope-way (cable car) service.
Daksha Mahadev TempleThis holy place is set up towards south of Kankhal city in Haridwar that has been built by Rani Dhankaur in 1810 A.D. The Daksha Mahadev shrine is certainly the spot where Daksha executed a Yagna (a Hindu ritual). In the Hindu tradition, Daksha Prajapati is the father of Sati, the real spouse of Lord Shiva. This heaven is just a little drive outside the railway station. Hire a Meru cab online and enjoy your visit at this holy temple.
Maya DeviThe temple is on the list of shakti peethas in India. Maya Devi Temple in Haridwar was built to worship and perpetuate the memory of Goddess Maya. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati fell in the region where the temple stands today. This popular Hindu pilgrimage spot is dedicated to Hindu Goddess Durga. Various celebrations are held with the Maya Devi sanctuary, keeping good traditions and customs. Apart from being a holy place of worship, the temple is well known for its ancient architectural beauty. Delhi to Haridwar Meru cab is a just the perfect choice to visit this pious and devotional temple.
Patanjali Yogpeeth, which was inaugurated in 2006 is located in Haridwar. It is named after Maharishi Patanjali who believed to be the inventor of Yoga. The trust aims to increase the propagation of yoga and Ayurveda as methods of living life with Yogavyas (Yoga Exercise). Patanjali Yogpeeth is medical and research institute of Yoga and Ayurveda. Patanjali Yogpeeth also performs serveral activities and services like treating patients through Ayurveda in hospital, laboratories, research centres and other facilities. This is the must-visit attraction of Haridwar and is the best place to practice yoga.