Haridwar is the Gateway to God and Eternity. Also known as Dev Bhoomi, Haridwar is situated at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, at an altitude of 800 feet above sea level. This city is also the gateway to Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, the Char Dhams, besides many other locations in Garhwal.
Haridwar is one of the sites for the Kumbh Mela. One of the four drops of Amrit fell here after Garuda was flying away with the pot (Kumbh) of Amrit. Haridwar has a history going back to the days of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Rishis and Munis have done penance and meditation for centuries in their ashrams in this hallowed space.
As of now, the Kumbh Mela is in progress in Haridwar. Many devotees and tourists are keen to visit Haridwar during the Mela. Even when the Kumbh Mela is over there are countless people who wish to visit Haridwar. It is an indelible part of the Indian Heritage and an important part of Sanatan Dharma.
Many visitors prefer to book accommodation at places that offer Book Dharamshala in Haridwar With 24 Hours Check In – Check out. Listed below are four such Dharamshalas with brief descriptions
Ekta Bhavan Dharamshala
In a peaceful and serene location on the riverfront, Parmarth Ashram is the ideal place to enjoy your visit to Haridwar. Yoga and meditation classes are conducted here for those interested. Saptarishi Ashram is nearby.
Leela Yatri Bhavan
Ideally located, just 0.5 km from the bus stand and 0.7 km from the railway station, Leela Yatri Bhavan offers good clean rooms and a pleasant atmosphere. The market and shopping areas are within walking distance.
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Here the list of Other Dharamshala in Haridwar
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Haridwar - Ekta Bhawan Dharamshala (Near Har Ki Pauri)
Located on the riverfront, just 800 meter from Har ki Pauri and 3 km from the bus stand, Ekta Bhawan in Haridwar offers AC and non AC rooms.
Haridwar - Leela Yatri Bhawan (Near Gujarati Samaj)
Located Only 500 meter from the bus stand, Leela Yatri Bhawan offers two, three and four bedded AC and non Ac rooms.
Haridwar - Nishkam Sewa Trust
Located in a peaceful area 4.8 km from the bus stand, Nishkam Sewa Trust has spacious AC and non Ac rooms as well as a large compound.
Haridwar - Jay Bajrang Bali Dharamshala
Located only 700 meter from the bus stand, Jai Bajrangbali Dharamshala offers two, and three bedded AC and non AC rooms with good amenities.
Haridwar - Modi Bhawan
On the riverfront and only 1.4 km from the bus stand, Modi Bhawan has a charming ambience of its own. Two, four and five bedded AC and non AC rooms
Haridwar - Sant Mandal Ashram (Near Har Ki Pauri)
Located 3.5 km from the bus stand, Sant Mandal Ashram offers two, three and four bedded AC and non AC rooms. Near Har ki Paur, other places of i...
Haridwar - K K Renuka Dharamshala (Near Gujarati Samaj)
Located only 700 meter from the bus stand, K K Renuka Dharamshala offers AC rooms at very affordable rates.
Haridwar - Derawal Bhavan (Near Railway Station)
Located Only 1.5 km from the bus stand, Derawal Bhawan has two, three and four bedded AC and non Ac rooms at affordable prices.
Haridwar - Kasi Annapurna Vasavi Arya Vysya Satram
Located in peaceful surroundings 7 km from the Haridwar bus stand, Kasi Annapurna Vasavi Arya Vysya Satram offers two and three-bedded AC rooms
Haridwar is well connected by rail and road to many cities in India.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun, about 40 km from Haridwar.
Some Places to visit in Haridwar
- Bhimgoda Kund
- Mansa Devi temple
- Maya Devi temple
- Chandi Devi temple
- Vaishno Devi Mandir
- Bharat Mata Mandir
- Shanti Kunj
Distances from Haridwar
- Dehradun – 52 km
- Mussoorie – 223 km
- Yamunotri – 240 km
- Gangotri – 284 km
- Kedarnath – 235 km
- Badrinath – 315 km