A long tour organized twice in one’s life it’s very rear. The same case was happened in my life. Haridwar is a long tour and we went to Haridwar twice in 2006 when we visited at Kedarnath and 2010 at Nainital tour. Haridwar means a divine experience. Haridwar hotels are very clean and cheap in my experience.
Though this tour started with Haridwar and we again came back Haridwar. After visiting Badrinath and Rudra Prayag we reached Haridwar.

“When Ganga was brought to Haridwar , then all the Gods asked: ’We wash all sins , but who will wash us?’ Ganga said this to Lord Vishnu:’Lord Vishnu Bhagwan, tell us, what should we do?’ Then the Lord said: ‘As many sadhus and saints are living in this world , every time they will bathe in Ganga, all your sins will be washed away”

The best attraction of Haridwar is Evening Aarti. For this purpose the people are used to visit the place.

There also several temples are located here like Bharatmatamandir,Chandidevitemple,Mansadevi,Dakhewaramaha dev temple ,Mayadevitemple,Neelleshwartemple,Pawandham,Satikund etc. I have remembered one of the temples called Pavan Dham. This temple height almost 7th floor building and all the temples are carrying some speciality. Ones must visit this place to see those religious people.



Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. A similar bridge near Lakshman Jhula is Ram Jhula. We again visited this place in 2011.

This temple is located on top of the hill. One’s must visit this place if you are in Haridwar. The main attraction of this place is rope way and many people use to visit this place, though one’s can use road to reach this temple. This place is 4 km away from Haridwar.

One’s can travel by auto rikshaw or cycle rikshaw to reach this place where the journey is start. You can see the whole city and the Ganga river when you travel by rope way. The suitable time to visit this place is morning. This experience was outstanding for me.

Kedarnath and Badrinath Tour Map


Kedarnath, Badrinath and Tour Summary :
Date – 05/10/2016-19/10/2016
Tour Members : 10
Tour plan :
Day 1 : Night : Train from Howrah
Day 2 : In Train
Day 3 : Reached, Haridwar and Night stayed.
Day 4 : Reached Gourikund by car. Night stayed in Gourikund.
Day 5 : Gourikund to Kedarnmath, Night stayed In Kedarnath
Day 6 : Back to gourikund, Via Trijugi narayan, Night stayed in Guptakashi.
Day 7 : Via ukhimath, chopta Night stayed in Josimath.
Day 8 : Josimath to Badrinarayn, Night stayed in Badrinarayan
Day 9: Visit Mangram, Night stayed in Badrinarayan
Day 10 : Via Auli, Badrinath to Rudraprayag.
Day 11: Rudraprayag to Haridwar.
Day 12: Sight scene Haridwar, Night : Train
Day 13: Train
Day 14: Reached Kolkata.

Some more info :
Haridwar : Hotel Biswanath : Address: Ram Ghat, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Phone: 097191 34232
Haridwar : Address: Near ramlila ground, bholagiri road, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Phone: 01334 229 933
Things to carry :- a) Voter id card b) Heavy Woollen Clothing & socks c) Good rubber-soled shoes d) Camera with sufficient batteries and film / memory cards
Things to do in Simla-Manali
1. Temple Hopping
2. Visit Har ki Pauri Ghat
3. Food Trail – Street food of Haridwar is renowned, especially the aloo puri at Mohanji Puriwale and the kachoris at Kashyap Kachoriwala. Try the sweets at Mathura Walon Ki Prachin Dukaan. Don’t forget to pack an iron stomach!
4. Skiing in Auli
5. Auli Artificial Lake
6. Ropeway Ride
7. Camping in Auli

Now its Your turn, what is your travel experiences on this place?

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