Haridwar is a beautiful city located at the foothills of the Himalayas around 210 kms from Delhi. Haridwar, the gateway to the four pilgrimages in the Uttarakhand region, is located on the foothills of the Shivaliks. Several temples and ashrams dot this town and a visit to Haridwar is like stepping into a totally different world. Haridwar is among 7 sacred cities of India . There are many places of scenic beauty on the outskirts of the city.