Haridwar has a special aura of its own. It is a city that instantly brings up visions of temples, saints, sadhus, Rishis, Munis, and spiritual ashrams. The sacred Ganga River comes from the lofty mountains high above and brings with it the blessings of God. Haridwar is also known as Dev Bhoomi – Abode of the Devi – Devtas.
Har ki Pauri is the most sacred of the numerous bathing ghats built on the banks of the Ganga River. ‘Har’ means Lord Shiva and ‘Pauri’ means steps. These are the steps leading to Mahadev. Brahma Kund, a part of Har ki Pauri is where the mesmerizing evening Aarti takes place and it is believed Lord Vishnu visited this place. His footprints can be seen to this day.
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
Hotels in Haridwar near Har ki Pauri
There are a number of Hotels in Haridwar near Har ki Pauri that visitors can choose from. One will be able to find accommodation to suit every budget. Below is a list of some Hotels / Dharamshala with distances from Har ki Pauri.
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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
Har Ki Pauri Timings
Har Ki Pauri Aarti Time in Summer: 06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Har Ki Pauri Aarti Time in Winter: 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm