River Ganga: History and significance.

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River Ganga is mentioned in several religious Hindu books like the Rig Veda, which is estimated to be over 4,000 years old. There are several versions to how Ganga came into existence on earth. What better way to discover and experience the beauty of the river than staying in one of the best hotels near river Ganga in Haridwar. Goddess Ganga is said to have been a pillar of harmony…

Haridwar weekend itinerary

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Places you should not miss to visit in Haridwar The ancient city of Haridwar, one of the most sought after pilgrimage destinations, houses several ancient temples that are a must visit. If you’re in the city for the weekend, here’s an itinerary that you can follow to ensure you don’t miss out on the best sightseeing spots in Haridwar. To make the most of your time in the city, ensure…

What should you pack for your trip to Haridwar

Haridwar has a fluctuating climate through various seasons and might require some planning in terms of what you need to pack so that you can enjoy your time in the city without any hassle. However, the first tip is always to stay amidst the hum-drum of the city so that you don’t miss out on any action irrespective of the weather. Stay with us, Ganga Sadan, one of the best…

Best street food in Haridwar

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Haridwar is an ancient city with a unique character that grows on you slowly. It is a culmination of heritage, spirituality, beliefs and cuisine that render the city its mystic charm. It goes without saying that while you’re in Haridwar, you should not miss out on tasting its special food – especially the street food. You can find ample helpings of it in the narrow lanes and old shops near…

Where should you stay in Haridwar?

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Haridwar is an ancient city on the banks of river Ganga in Uttarakhand. The small town, spreading over 12 square kilometers, is a hub of spiritual awakening and adrenaline rushing adventure. While the entire city is buzzing with activity, your choice of the place to stay in Haridwar can further enhance the value of your stay. We would suggest staying at hotels near the Har ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar….

How to plan your travel to Haridwar.

You could reach Haridwar by air, road or rail, the third being the most convenient. Plan a little ahead of time to ensure you purchase the train tickets before they are sold out. Advance planning can also help you get best rates on flight tickets. For ease of travel within Haridwar, you should stay in one of the hotels located near the Haridwar railway station. This is a vantage point…

A visit to the rich forests of Uttarakhand – Rajaji National Park

Spot the most alluring cat of all on your next trip to Haridwar at the Rajaji National Park. A rare sighting, the Bengal tiger is shy and elusive but is worth a tour into the deep greens of Uttarakhand. Apart from the majestic cat, you could also spot other animals such as the Himalayan bear, Leopard, Sambhar and Barking Deer. One of the largest bio diversities in the world, India…

Monsoon holidays can be more enjoyable than you actually thought.

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Don’t let the rains stop you from taking a vacation this extended weekend. This is when Nature is at its best and there is freshness all around. The scorching heat subsides and the weather is less demanding. So pack your bags with some raincoats, water-proof shoes and a big umbrella and head-out to embrace the refreshing showers of monsoon. And while you are at it, here are some small tips…

Why Yoga should be part of your morning routine.

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A calm mind and a fit body is always better prepared to tackle the challenges of life. That’s the purpose of yoga. Literally meaning “to unite”, yoga brings in a harmony between your mind and body to achieve order in life as opposed to the chaos around you. Yoga has also been accepted worldwide as one of the best natural ways to boost your immunity and stay healthy. This Independence…