Haridwar Junction Railway Station (HW)
हरिद्वार जंक्शन रेलवे स्टेशन
Haridwar Junction Railway Station (Station code: HW), is one of the railway stations in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. It falls under the Moradabad division of the Northern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.
Haridwar was first connected with railways, via Laksar, through branch line in 1886, when the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway line was extended through Roorkee to Saharanpur Junction, this was later extended to Dehradun in 1906.
Best Place to Visit Near Haridwar Railway Station
- Har ki Pauri 1.7 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Mansa Devi Temple 2.2 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Chandi Devi Temple 2.8 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Rishikesh 20.8 km from Haridwar Rly Station
Haridwar Railway Station To Rishikesh
Distance between Haridwar Junction Railway Station to RishikeshIt's only around 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) It takes 45 minutes to travel from Haridwar to Rishikesh in Uttarkhand,
Rishikesh Situated a little further up the Ganges River than Haridwar, Rishikesh is considered to be the birthplace of yoga in India. It's renowned for its many ashrams. A Ganga Aarti is also held every evening in Rishikesh, at Parmarth Nitekan ashram, the predominant ashram there.
Lakshman Jhula The defining inage of Rishikesh is the view across the Lakshman Jhula hanging bridge to the huge, 13-storey wedding-cake temple os Swarg Niwas and Shri Trayanbakshwar. Built by the organisation of the guru Kailashanand,resembles a fairy-land castle and has dozens of shrines to hindu deities on each level.
Rafting, Kayaking & Trakking More than 100 operators offer full-and half-day rafting trips, launching upstream and padding down to Rishikesh. some also offer multiday rafting trips, with camping along the river. The official rafting season runs from 15 September to 30 June. A half-day trip starts about Rs.1000 per person, while a full day costs from Rs 1800. Most companies also offer all-inclusive Himalayan traks to places such as Kuari Pass, Hari- ki Dun and Gangotri/Tapovan around Rs.3500 per day.
Walks & Beaches An easy, 15- minute walk to two small waterfalls start 3km north of Lakshman Jhula bridge on the south side of the river. The start is Marked by drink stalls and a roadside shrine, and the path is easy to find, 4WD taxi coast Rs. 100 from Lakshman Jhula.
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Jally Grant Airport - about 20.kilometers east of the city on the Haridwar road - with fares starting at around Rs. 3200/- each way. A taxi to from the airport costs Rs. 600/- or take the AC coach for Rs. 100/-.
Distance between Haridwar Junction Railway Station and Airports is 39.1 kms or 24.3 miles. It takes 1 hours, 8 minutes to travel from Haridwar Junction Railway Station to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.
Distance between Haridwar Junction Railway Station and Bus Stand is 2 kms or 1.2 miles. It takes 6 minutes to travel from Haridwar Junction Railway Station to Bus Stand.
Prepaid Taxi and autorickshaws are available to anywhere from Outside sides of Haridwar Junction Railway Station.
Hotels Near Haridwar Railway Station
- Godwin Hotel Haridwar 7.9 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Ambrosia Sarovar Portico 19.1 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Ganga Lahari 1.4 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Haveli Hari Ganga 1.0 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Hotel LG Residency 4.8 km from Haridwar Rly Station
- Hotel Le Central 3.4 km from Haridwar Rly Station
Suggested Itinerary Delhi to Haridwar
Travel from Delhi to Haridwar 210.1 kms or 130.5 miles to 4 hours, 45 minutes Journey.
|Day 1: Best Trains From Delhi to Haridwar|
Stay in hotel
Chandi Devi and Mansa Devi Ropeway Fare
Local Transport : Private bus services, tempos (vikrams), auto rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws.
Haridwar Food Guide : Being a holy city, only vegetarian food and Non'alcoholic drinks are available.
|Day 3: Haridwar To Rishikesh|
|Distance between Haridwar to Rishikesh It's around 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) It takes 45 minutes to travel from Haridwar to Rishikesh in Uttarkhand,
Rishikesh Food Guide : Virtually every restaurant in Rishikesh serves only vegetarian food, but there are lots of traveller's restaurants whipping up various interpretations of Continental and Israeli food, as well as Indian and Chinese. High Bank is the only area in town where you'll find meat on the menu.
Shopping : Swarg Ashram is the place to go for bookshops, ayurvedic herbal medicines, clothing handicrafts and tourist trinkets such as jewellery and Tibetan singing bowls, though there are also plenty of stalls around Lakshman Jhula. if you need outdoor gear, your best bet is well- stocked.
Back to Delhi
Check-out from your hotel and take a drive to reach the railway station, to board a train to reach Delhi.