The Daksh Mahadev Temple
It is an ancient shrine situated to the south of Kankhal town. This temple was constructed by Queen Dhankaur in AD 1810. Kankhal has several other temples and ashrams too.
The Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
This temple is associated with Lord Shiva. It is situated at a height of 1700 meters. It is a 4-hour walk from Rishikesh and a not-to-be-missed destination away from the madding crowd.
The capital city of Uttarakhand is a major tourist destination mainly due to its scenic grandeur and beautiful surroundings. The city is located in the Shivalik hills and merely 54 km from Haridwar. The dense forestry and picturesque beauty of the city captivates the tourists flocking to Dehradun. The places worth visiting in Dehradun are Sahastradhara, Tapkeshawar Temple, Chandrabani, Tibetan Temple, Robber's Cave, Santala Devi Temple, Lachhiwala, Tapowan, Asan Barrage Water Sports Resort, Rajaji National Park, Dakpathar and Malsi Deer Park.
Rajaji National Park
Rajaji National Park was established in 1983 amidst the bio diverse area of the Shivalik Hill range on the Himalayan foothills. The national park's name has been dedicated to C. Rajagopalachari, fondly known as Raja Ji.
Kanva Rishi Ashram
Another popular outing from Haridwar is the Kanva Rishi Ashram, located at a distance of approximately 42 km. It is built on the banks of river Malini, on the way to Kotdwar. The path to this ashram is along a dense forest, providing an exciting experience for the adventure-lovers. This is a serene place, in the lap of nature, away from the hush-bush of cities.