Situated on the right bank of the Ganga, Haridwar is one of the seven sacred cities of India. Associated with both Lord Shivaand Lord Vishnu, Haridwar casts a magical spell on the visitor. It is from here that the crystal clear Ganga makes its way through the lush green hills to the plains. The breathtaking sight of a thousand twinkling diyas dancing in the holy waters during the 'Ganga Ard', the innumerable temples, ashrams, yoga centres.Everything adds to the charm of this oldest and holiest Indian city.
The various places of interest in and around Haridwar include Mayadevi temple, Chandi Devi, Daksha Prajapati temple, Bharat Mata temple, Shanti Kunj, Bhimgoda, Har-ki-Pairi, Mansa Devi temple, Pawan Dham, Vaishno Devi temple and Gurukul Kangri University.