Haridwar lies in close proximity to a number of other remarkable tourist destinations. One such place is the RajajiNational Park. Located en-route to Rishikesh, the park is known for its plentiful flora and fauna and tribal villages. For a truly reflective tour of the park, one can opt for the jeep or elephant safaris available in the national park.
Another destination which can be visited from Haridwar is the sacred town of Rishikesh. Also, known as the Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh is dotted with temples and ashrams along with being the site for a number of adventure activities including white water rafting, bungee jumping and trekking.
Another holy site close to Haridwar is the PiranKaliyarSarif, a famous dargah popular among Hindus and Muslims. Constructed by Ibrahim Lodhi, the site is approximately 18 kilometres from Haridwar.