One of the holiest pilgrimages in India, Haridwar, or the ‘gateway to gods’, is located where Ganga, the sacredest of all Indian rivers, enters the Indo-Gangetic plains. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, Haridwar is a city of temples and ashrams and its pious ambience envelops everyone.
Varanasi, also known as Banaras or Kashi, is one of the oldest and most sacred cities in India. It is situated in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, along the banks of the holy river Ganges. Varanasi holds immense religious, cultural, and historical significance and is considered a spiritual center for Hindus.