Honeymoon in Haridwar
The pilgrimage hub and gateway to Lord Vishnu, Haridwar is a preferred short trip destination from north cities like Delhi and a serene honeymoon getaway. Honeymoon! Yes. Situated in a serene location, enriched with the purgatory river Goddess Ganga and studded with series of temples and ashrams, the city offers newlyweds a romantic honeymooning vacation filled with an impeccable spiritual bliss. The city is epitome of Indian culture and heritage and the tranquility gives you a perfect solace and intimacy, you look for, on your honeymoon.
Honeymoon Attractions in Haridwar
Give your honeymoon a blissful start with the spiritual ardor and blessings from the Heaven. Go to the Har-ki-Pauri; take a dip in the purging stream of holy river Ganga. Visit the holy temples, bow your head, feel the peace and admire the splendor of each. Must to visit amongst the various temples of the city of Haridwar are:
- Vaishno Devi Temple
- Bharat Mata Temple
- Chandi Devi Temple
- Maya Devi Temple
- Mansa Devi Temple
- Dooddhadhari Barfani Temple
- Parad Shivlinga
- Pawan Dham Temple
- Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple
- Kali Devi Mandir
- Daksh Mahadev Temple
- Shravanathji’s Temple
Other shrines and holy places to visit include the Ghats, Ashrams, Bhimgoda Tank and Piran Kalier Dargah. Do attend evening Ganga Arti, which are splendidly beautiful and soulful.
Haridwar also offers great fun recreations for adventure lovers, which includes:
- Visit to the Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary and Neel Dhara Bird Sanctuary
- Enjoy an exhilarating cable car ride to the high perched Mansa Devi Mandir.
- You can also delight yourself with a visit to the splendid rudrakhsa gardens and if you like, also buy some.
- Enjoy the thrilling river rafting and camping fun at Rishikesh, which is quiet close at hand from Haridwar.
- Shopping at Haridwar basically comprises of religious statues, stones, herbal medicines, spices, etc.
While celebrating your honeymoon in the holiness filled land of Haridwar, you can also include a visit to one or more nearby honeymoon spots, and enjoy the most romantic honeymoon trip:
Honeymoon Hotels to Stay in Haridwar
Best accommodations in the holy city of Haridwar that are cozy enough for the honeymooner to check-in, are:
- Hotel Ginger, Haridwar
- Teerth Hotel, Haridwar
- Hotel Country Inn & Suites , Haridwar
- Hotel Alaknanda, Haridwar
- Haveli Hari Ganga, Haridwar
- Hotel Radisson Blu, Haridwar
Best Time to Visit Haridwar
Moderate climate of the holy city Haridwar attracts pilgrim visitors all through the year; but the peak summer season is a bit uncomforting for the outdoor activities. The most delighting time to plan a trip to Haridwar is post monsoon when the river Ganga is full of water and the season is pleasant for outdoor activities. You can thus, choose anytime between the months of October and March. Various festivals like Makar Sankranti, Ramnavmi, Kanwar Mela, Kumbh Mela, Kartik Purnima, etc. have their own unparallel charm in Haridwar.
How to Reach to Haridwar
Delhi’s Jolly Grant airport lies nearest to the city of Haridwar. A huge international airport in vicinity makes travelling to Haridwar via air route very convenient.
You would love to choose to travel to Haridwar via trains. Haridwar railway station is directly and fabulously linked to all most all parts of the country by various express, fast and superfast trains.
Directly passing by the main city of Haridwar, NH 45 connects Haridwar with the whole country and thus, travelling on this route through luxurious tourist buses or inter-state buses or private/rented cars is very convenient.
What Things to Carry to Haridwar
Pick comfortable and decent clothes for your trip. Haridwar is a pilgrim destination so pack your clothes and accessories accordingly. Other things to take with you would include:
- Camera and Handycam
- Photo ID Card
- Waterproof Wrist Watch
- Waterproof Carry-bag for Camera, Mobile, etc.
- Charger/Battery, Connector, etc. Support Equipments of Gadgets
- Sunscreen etc. Skin Care
- Make-up Kit and Toiletries
- Comfortable Casual Shoes
- Needful Medicines
- ATM/Credit Cards
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
Let no inconveniences spoil the joy of your honeymoon, book your hotels and tour packages well in advance. Get your entire honeymoon travel arrangements and booking done 1-1.5 months before your travel time.