|The Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary (13Kms from Haridwar)
|It’s part of Rajaji National Park, covering an area of around 240 sq. km. It has 23 species of mammals and 315 fauna species which concludes elephants, tigers, leopard, jungle cat, himalayan yellow throated marten, samber, cheetal, barking dear, wild boar, langur, ghural, sloth bear, king cobra, woodpecker, etc. The river shelters fish in abundance. Fishing is allowed with permits. Time to visit: 15th November – 15th June.
No entry before sunrise and after sunset.
|Lachhiwala - Tranquil Forest (17Kms from Haridwar)
|The place is ideal for Nature lovers, bird watching enthusiasts and trekking lovers.
Over the years, the place has emerged as one of the most frequented picnic spots in the region.
For a wonderful natural experience, travellers are advised to book their accommodation in the Forest Rest House poistioned in the midst of verdant surroundings.
|It is a holy site that has the tomb of Sufi Saint Aliuddin Ali Ahmed Sabir. Positioned at just a 30-minute drive from Haridwar, the place has an 800-year-old history.
Residents of the town call the sufi as 'Baba Sabir' or 'Sabir Piya' locally.
An Urs Festival, which is organised here during May-June, attracts a huge number of pilgrims and devotees from all across the country.