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Haridwar Chandi Devi Temple| Timimgs, Rope-way, Ticket Price, History

Read below to know the temple and ropeway timings to reach the holy temple.

Chandi Devi temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandi Devi. Temple is located at the top of Neel Parvat on the summit of the Sivalik hills. If you have planned a pilgrimage to Uttrakhand must-visit Chandi Devi temple. The temple known as Neel Parvat tirth is one of the five pilgrimage places of Uttrakhand.
Chandi Devi is the combined form of Lakshmi, Saraswati, and Durga, the ferocious form of Parvati.

Chandi Devi Photos

Chandi Devi Temple Timings

Morning Darshan Timings

  • Morning Opening Time – 6:00 AM.
  • Temple is closed at 12:00 PM.

Evening Darshan Timings

  • Temple opens at 3:00 PM. 
  • Then it will be closed at 6:00 PM in summer and at 5:30 PM in winter.

Aarti Timing

  • Early morning Aarti is performed at 5:00 AM in the temple.
  • Evening Aarti will be performed at 7:00 PM.

Ropeway Timings

You can avail a ropeway facility from morning 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The tickets you buy is valid for 3 days. The tickets aren’t available online, yet it’s easy to buy tickets there itself streamed in a line separate for gents and ladies.

Chandi Devi Rope-way photos

Ropeway Info

Chandi Devi ropeway is located at Chandi Padestrain Marg in Haridwar.
The ropeway is locally known as UDAN KHATOLA. You can cut the traveling time short as you choose the ropeway. The temple is 3 kms from the Chandi Ghat base camp. The ropeway just takes about 5-10 Mins. However, you may have to wait up to one hour to get the ropeway car in the queue. The view from the ropeway is mesmerizing and magnificent.

History of Chandi Devi temple

Adi Shankaracharya is believed to have established the temple during the 8th Century. A great priest himself has installed the idol of the Goddess. In 1929, the king of Kashmir king Suchat Singh then the temple raised to an important holy place for devotees for worshipping the Goddess Chandi Devi.

Architecture of Temple

The rich architecture of the temple is built atop the hill, from where one can have an astonishing view of the Haridwar. A stunning trek of the hill leads the devotees to Temple.

Rope-way is also available for devotees if it is not possible for them to climb the Hill they can have a rope-way that will drop them to the top of the hill. During the rope-way ride on can see the surprising view of the valley.

Trek details

If you are a trek lover and have enough stamina then trekking is the best option, which is just free of cost. Chandi Devi temple is 3 km from the base camp of Chandighat as mentioned above. You have to climb approx 800 steps to reach the temple. The trek takes about 45 minutes. You will be enjoying the trek, yet it is difficult. But still, beauty is awesome as you are climbing. You will be evident to the wonderful and admirable beauty of Haridwar.

Things you should know about Chandi Devi temple

Q.1 How is the temple of Chandi Devi? 

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Chandi Devi temple isn’t a grand temple. Its simple with the shrine of Chandi Devi placed at the center. There’s a small place for puja where you can perform some rituals and puja. Also, the view from the temple is glorious and notable. You will be feeling fresh and majestic. You will need nearly 2 hours to visit the temple.

Q.2 How to reach the Chandi Temple?

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If you are traveling by any public transport you can reach the temple by hiring an auto rickshaw and reach the base camp. You can also drive your personal vehicle and park it at the base camp. Then, you reach the temple by trekking or by ropeway as your physical stability.

Q.3 I want to visit Mansa Devi temple after Chandi Devi Temple. How can I plan my combined trip?

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Mansa Devi Temple and Chandi Devi Temple are located about 4-5 kms distance. Mansa Devi Temple is inside the city and Chandi Devi temple is outside the city. You can buy combined ropeway tickets of Mansa Devi temple and Chandi temple to get to-fro bus facility from Mansa Devi ropeway to Chandi Devi ropeway.

Q.4 What precautions should I take while visiting Chanda Devi Temple?

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The trek is a bit difficult you should carry some food and water. Yet, do not carry much heavy stuff. Also, beware of the monkeys around you who will be stealing your valuables.
Q.5 How much time take to visit the temple?
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It takes around 1-2 hours to visit the temple.
Q.6 What are the ticket prices for the Ropeway (Udan Khatola)?
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One side price is Rs. 150 and the price for both sides is Rs. 300.
Q.7 What is the distance between Haridwar and Chandi Devi Hill?
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The distance between the Haridwar and Chandi Devi Hill is 1.8 km.
Visiting this religious and Holy land is one of the great spiritual experiences. One should not miss this temple while visiting the Haridwar.
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