Explore and experience the landmark of famous and spiritual Ghat on the banks of river Ganges, Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar situated in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was built by King Vikram Aditya.
Har Ki Pauri Ghat is known to be the holy place in Haridwar. Ganga Aarti is conducted here, which is believed to be a sacred spot where the nectar was dropped on earth. People believe this as a pious place on earth where the Ganges touches the plains through leaving the Himalayan ranges. Ghat is situated on the west of the Ganges Canal which then turns to the north.
Har Ki Pauri is considered to be a famous spot where Ganga aarti happens in the Brahmakund area. Devotees pay respect to the holy river every morning and evening, in Haridwar. This location attracts many devotees of Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar. Priests chant hymns towards the sacred river.
Tourists are fascinated by this place and can spot the view of the Ganga Aarti that takes place usually in the morning from 5.30 am to 6.30 am and in the evening from 6 pm to 7 pm. Visitors come from far places to this pure Ghat to take a dip in the holy water.
The Ghat looks mesmerizing after getting brightened up by shimmering lights and lamps. The priests enchant prayers, and devotees float diyas on the surface of the water giving respect to the river Ganges. Thousands of pilgrims’ get-together and commence festivities during many fairs including Kumbha Mela, Vaisakhi, Ardh Kumbh Mela.
Har Ki Pauri Ghat looks spectacular with sparkling lights and diyas lit everywhere especially during evening prayers and festivals. It is known to be a prime attraction as a lot of tourists get captivated to this destination because of the positive aura and ethereal beauty of this place.
People also come to attend the fairs including Ardh Kumbh and Hindu’s Kumbh that take place at this holy place. There is no entry fee and no restrictions are layed on the public. You can find this place worth a visit.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Ganga Aarti – Devotees from all over the world indulge in the religious prayer at the bank of holy river Ganga at the Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar. Priests perform prayers with lamps and ring the temple bells. The entire place is enclosed by the chanting of mantras and reflection of lights on the surface of the water.
Chandi Devi Temple – As you travel to the top of the hill, feel the presence of the divine surrounding and experience the verdant greenery of the hills. You will also see stunning and massive participation and celebrations being done by priests and devotees.
Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary– The national park is extensively rich in flora and fauna, valuable fossils and you can spot different species of migratory birds during monsoons. Located at a distance of 26 km from the city center, if you are a wildlife enthusiast, then this national park is appropriate for you to see wildlife animals like tigers and elephants.
Mansa Devi Temple – This temple holds immense religious importance among devotees and is located just 1 km away from the main city center, visit this famous and magnificent temple dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi where it is believed that your wishes get fulfilled.
Water Park – Spend your day with your friends and family at the Fun Valley Water Park, at a distance of 21 km from the city center. This water park is in the valley of Haridwar that offers many thrilling rides, music system and roller coasters that is enjoyed by children.