Haridwar travel guide

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You're Going to Love Haridwar

With a population of 186,079, Haridwar is a must-see destination in Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Haridwar to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Haridwar

Haridwar in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Haridwar in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Haridwar in June, when the average temperature is 33 °C, and the highest can go up to 39 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 13 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 257 mm. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Haridwar, with an average rainfall of 6 mm.

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How to Get to Haridwar


Although Haridwar doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dehra Dun (DED), which is located 27 km from Haridwar.


Another option to get to Haridwar is to pick up a car hire from New Delhi, which is about 175 km from Haridwar. You’ll find branches of Avis and Europcar, among others, in New Delhi.

Airports near Haridwar

Airlines serving Haridwar

British Airways
Good (3,492 reviews)
Air France
Good (840 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,317 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (829 reviews)
Air India
Okay (1,973 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (379 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (519 reviews)
Good (132 reviews)
Air India Express
Good (3 reviews)
Good (252 reviews)
Alliance Air
Good (2 reviews)
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Where to stay in Haridwar

Average rates range from around $59 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $384 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Haridwar

Most booked hotels in Haridwar

Yashail Hotel Haridwar
Okay (5.9, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Haridwar

Expect to pay $2.12 per litre in Haridwar (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $25.39 and $33.85. The most frequently booked car type in Haridwar is Full-size (Class Full-size SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact Car or similar) is, on average, 17% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.