Haridwar Travel & Tours Information - Haridwar is situated at the base of the Shivalik hills, where the Ganga, comes down from the mighty Himalayas meets the plains. Haridwar, literally is 'The gateway to the Gods'. "This place is very beautiful", at one sight one will say so and fall in love with the scenic beauty of the blend of height and plains. A Gateway to the four pilgrimage of Uttarakhand, Haridwar is also known as Gangadwar, Tapovan and Mayapuri.
AIR - Nearest airport is Jolly Grant 35 km.
ROAD - The National Highway No - 45 crosses through the city of Haridwar, so it is connected to other cities of the State as well as other towns in India in an efficient manner. There are buses available from Delhi to this place .
RAIL - The Railways have a station at Haridwar. This major pilgrimage center has been well connected by trains to all the major towns of India. In fact trains bring the major load of pilgrims and tourist inflow to Haridwar.
CITIES DISTANCE FROM HARIDWAR:
Delhi - 199 kms.
Lucknow - 475 kms.
Agra - 365 kms.
Meerut - 129 kms.
Dehradun - 67 kms.