Best Time to Visit Haridwar

Almost all year round, the city experiences great weather since its proximity to the hills is evident. The best seasons for planning holidays here are summer and winter when many religious festivals are held in the city in these months. Best Months to visit Haridwar is from October to February and many festivals are celebrated during these months. Haridwar not only serves as a Pilgrimage site but also is a door to many Adventure sports.

Haridwar in Summer

Haridwar’s weather is usually hotter than the hills in the Gangetic plains. Celsius temperatures vary between 35-45 °C. In summer in Haridwar, the annual festival or Magh Mela takes place. It’s also a time to enjoy Ganga Arti at Har Ki Pauri, one of Haridwar’s most important landmarks, making it the best time to visit Haridwar.

Haridwar in Monsoon

The wettest month is August with roads and rushing rivers. In June the valiant pilgrims come to attend the Kanwar Mela. When the rain just begins, It is estimated that only Kanwar Mela attracts three million pilgrims annually. August Monsoon is not a good time to visit this pilgrim city in Haridwar. Average temperature in monsoon is from 23°C to 30°C.

Haridwar in Winter

During the winter months, the drop in temperatures turns cold freezing water very hard for pilgrims to take a dip. In winter, though heavily woolen, they come to Haridwar to receive a blessing. This is the time to look for all the blessings of the Gods in the pilgrim city. The average temperature in Haridwar is from 10°C to 30°C.

Haridwar City Overview

Located in: Garhwal

Nearest Railway Station: Haridwar Junction

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport

Best Month to Visit: October to February

Avg. Annual Temperature: 23.6 °C

Famous for: Gateway to Hindu Pilgrimage, Holy River Ganges, Mountains and Ancient Temples

Haridwar Tourist Guide
Festivals in Haridwar

Places to Visit in Haridwar

Haridwar City is not only famous for its religious importance but also has its educational importance. This city attracts tourists from all over the world with its some of the famous gems to be explored by Tourists. Some of the most famous places in Haridwar have been filtered out for Tourists to explore.

Chandi Devi Temple

Chandi Devi Temple

Bharat Mata Temple

Bharat Mata Temple

Bhimgoda Kund

Bhimgoda Kund

Bara Bazar

Bara Bazar

Mansa Devi Temple

Mansa Devi Temple

Daksheshwar Mahadev Temple

Daksheshwar Mahadev Temple

Kanva Rishi Ashram

Kanva Rishi Ashram

Patanjali Yogpeeth

Patanjali Yogpeeth

Rajaji/Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary

Rajaji/Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary

Shantikunj

Shantikunj

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