Haridwar is located at a distance of 25 Kms from Rishikesh. Haridwar is an important pilgrim centre for Hindus and has colourful ghats with people bathing in holy river Ganges. Haridwar is the first town where the River Ganga descends to touch the plains. There are ancient and important temples where people perform various rituals. This is one of the best places in India to experience Indian culture. For the nature and wildlife lovers there is Rajaji National Park which is 20 Kms away from the main city. The national park can be explored in a Jeep safari and animals that can be spotted are Wild Elephants, Tigers, Leopards, Spotted Deers, and Sambhar Deers etc. There are numerous species of birds in the national park. Some prominent ones are Hornbills, India Rollers, and Eagles etc. The best time to visit is Nov-April. Approach: 220 Kms from Delhi and 25 from Rishikesh.

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