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Delhi To Haridwar - Rishikesh - Laxman Jhoola Package Tour

Haridwar is one of the most important spiritual and religious cities of India. Situated on the foothill of Himalayas, this city witnesses the major influx of pilgrims and devotees throughout the year. Haridwar is an ancient city and is revered by the Hindus. According to the Hindu mythology, taking a dip in the River Ganges here makes sure that one achieves salvation. Pilgrims from all over India come to take a dip in the holy River Ganges.
Haridwar seems to be a completely different world altogether. The calm and sedate environment, the clean and clear Ganges waters, lofty surrounding mountains, and the Ashrams are some of the things that make this place truly wonderful.

Places to Visit:

Har ki-Pauri: There are many ghats or river banks in Haridwar. However, Har ki-Pauri is the most famous one. It is believed to have the footprint of Lord Vishnu on the stone. There are many sacred banks where you can take the holy dip in Ganges River.
The place looks marvellous during the day but at night there is something that takes you to another world – It is the Ganga Arti which provides the most incredible spectacles. There are many temples to visit too such as Maya Devi, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Sapt Rish, Chandi Devi, and more.
If you are a nature and wildlife lover then you can visit the Rajaji Park which is close by.

Mansa Devi Temple: Mansa Devi temple is also an important temple of the goddess Mansa Devi. The temple was built on the Sivalik Hills. It is said that the place where the temple was built was the residence of Mansa Devi. It is also believed that the goddess was the manifestation of the energy that came out from the head of the revered sage Kashyapa. There is a tree in the temple compound which is said to fulfil the wishes if you tie the holy threat around its branch.

Sivanand Ashram: This Ashram is built on the banks of the River Ganges. This Ashram accepts devotes from all parts of the world regardless of their caste and class. If you are looking for peace and the place for meditation, you will find this Ashram very suitable for your needs.

Ram Jhoola: It is a long suspension bridge made of iron across the river Ganges. It is built in Rishikesh at Muni ki Reti. This bridge is important as it connects many significant places such as Gita Bhawan, Swargadham, and many other temples. Ram Jhoola has become one of the biggest landmarks of the land ever since its creation in 1980s.

Swarg Ashram: It is a small residential area a few kilometres far from Rishikesh. It is situated along the left bank of the River Ganges. It is a township with many temples, ashrams and even caves. Swarg Ashram was built as a dedication to Swami Vishudhanand. The view from the ashram is exceptional and it is a very quiet and tranquil place.

Geeta Ashram: Geeta Ashram was built with the purpose to make people aware of the Hindu mythology. It is home to a number of statues and paintings depicting the Hindu religion and mythology. Built on the bank of the River Ganges, it is one of the most peaceful places you could visit. There is a big complex where you can walk around or meditate. Hundreds of devotees take the holy dip in the river Ganges every day.

Laxman Jhoola: Laxman Jhoola is also one of the biggest landmarks of Rishikesh. It is also a suspension bridge made of iron across the River Ganges. It is said that Laxman crossed the river Ganges on the bridge made of jute rope. The bridge was built in the year 1939 and provides a great view of the river and the city.