Destination: HaridwarDistrict: Haridwar
Haridwar

Haridwar

Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places (Sapta puri) to Hindus. According to the Samudra manthan Haridwar along with Ujjain, Nashik and Prayag (Allahabad) is one of four sites where drops of Amrit, the elixir of immortality, accidentally spilled over from the pitcher  while being carried by the celestial bird Garuda. This is manifested in the Kumbha Mela, which is celebrated every 12 years in Haridwar. During the Haridwar Kumbh Mela.