Har ki Pauri
Har ki Pauri is bhagwan Shiv ji place where shiv means har himself performed tapasya at this place. There are divya minerals and chemicals at this place. That is why water from ganga ji is never become dirty and there are anti bacterial minerals which destroy all harmful bacterias within 3 to 4 hours. The person who regularly takes bath in ganga never gets any heath problem and always remains healthy and happy. Ganga is most sacred as per our ved purans and mahabharat granth. Ganga water is like divya amrit. One should keep ganga jal at home and take some drops daily and if possible add some drops in bathing water. This is keep you healthy and happy. It is scientifically probed by indian and overseas scientists.
Maa Ganga is a place where one can worship pitras. Pitars are our forefathers. For their peace in parlok dham one soul perform ganga puja at haridwar. Maa Ganga is known as sarv papnashini kalimal tarini and jagat udhharni. It is beleived that when astis means remains of dead body after sanskar as per hindu religion are put in ganga ghat the separated jeevatma rests in peace at swarg or baikunth dham or vishnu lok or krishana golok dham. Jai maa gange har har gange.
Chandi Devi Temple
Legend has it that Chanda-Munda, the army chief of the local demon king, Shumbha-Nishumbha, was killed by Goddess Chandi here after which the place got the name Chandi Devi. This temple, situated on top of the Neel Parvat on the other bank of river Ganges was constructed in AD 1929 by Suchat Singh, the then King of Kashmir. The temple is a 3-km trek from Chandi Ghat and it is believed that the Adi Shankaracharya established the main statue in eighth century AD. The Chandi Devi Temple is now also accessible by a ropeway, which starts near the Gauri Shankar Temple.
Vaishno Devi Temple
This temple is a newly constructed and a true replica of the original Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu & Kashmir.
Mansa Devi Temple
This temple a top the Bilwa Parvat is dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi. One can have a panoramic view of Haridwar, the Ganges, and the countryside from this place.
Bharat Mata Temple
This is one of the important temples of Haridwar. It has eight stories in which the images of cities, heroes and great men are installed.
Maya Devi Temple
It is an ancient temple of Maya Devi the Adhishtkatri deity of Haridwar, known as one of the Siddhapeethas. It is believed that the heart and navel of goddess Sati had fallen at this ancient saktipeeth, located to the east of Har-ki-Pauri.
Rafting and Boating
Rishikesh is also known as River Rafting Capital of India. Rishikesh attracts thousands of adventure lovers every year. River Ganges from the Gangotri glacier to Ganga Sagar is one of the most holy rivers in India. Starting from Gangotri Glacier to Rishikesh it makes its way throughout the mountainous route. A number of white water rapids, creates wonderful opportunities for rafting which is rare in India. At Gangotri it is known as Bhagirathi but from Devprayag it is known as River Ganges when it merges with Alaknanda River. The River Ganges is like a part of Indian culture and civilization.