Mansa Devi Temple is one of the holy Hindu temples situated in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state. This temple is dedicated to mother Mansa Devi which is an avatar of Durga Maa. Mansa Devi Temple is located at the peak of Bilva Parvat of Shivalik Mountain range. It is also known as Bilva Tirth which is one of the five pilgrims of Haridwar.
The temple is located at an altitude of about 400 meters above from the sea level. On one side, the holy Ganges is flowing, which wipes out all the sins of a human being, and on the other hand, Maa Mansa Devi, who fulfill all the desire. The word Mansa means “desire”, it is believed that any wish of a devotee is completed by tying a thread on a tree located in the temple premises. And after the desire is fulfilled then the thread tied to the tree is removed by the devotee.
Mansa Devi Temple Haridwar timings
Opening Time: 6 am to 12 pm and from2 pm to 9 pm
Arti Time: Morning 5:30 am and Evening 7 pm
Mansa Devi Haridwar Ropeway ticket price
The counter of Mansa Devi Mandir Haridwar is open at 7:30 AM and remains open till 5:30. There is no online booking facility for Mansa Devi Mandir and Chandi Devi Mandir. The passenger has to stand in a queue for the tickets.
If the traveler wants to visit only Mansa Devi Temple by ropeway then he/she have to pay 90 INR for a single way. What that means is that the passengers can go up by the ropeway while coming down the passengers will have to use the trek. If you have to come down by the ropeway then the traveler has to pay Rs. 160 instead of Rs. 90. There is also a package of Chandi Devi and Mansa Devi ropeway, for which traveler have to pay 300 rupees per person.
Tickets are available both from Mansa Devi Temple and Chandi Devi entrances, but if you are going to visit both the places then you can buy tickets either from Mansa Devi or from Chandi Devi.
How to reach Mansa Devi Temple Haridwar
How to reach Mansa Devi Temple Haridwar by air
The nearest airport from Mansa Devi temple is Jolly Grant airport which is 41 km far from Haridwar. After reaching the airport the traveler can hire a taxi from the airport to Mansa Devi Temple.
How to reach Mansa Devi Mandir Temple by train
Mansa Devi temple is 2.5 Km far from Haridwar railway station. From the railway station, the traveler can by auto to the starting point of the Mandir.
- Also Read: Places to visit in Haridwar
How to reach Mansa Devi Mandir Haridwar by road
The road of Mansa Devi is made up of cement and concrete. The traveler can go by their own vehicle to the temple or they can book a three-wheeler.
There are 3 ways to go to the temple-
Stairs have been built near Gau Ghat for pedestrians. The walking distance is approximately 750 m long, which takes 20-30min.
By private vehicle, one can reach the temple by road. Auto/Three wheelers vehicle facility is also available for the roadway.
It is very exciting to go to the temple by ropeway. You can enjoy the view of this holy city while traveling by Ropeway.
The total length of the ropeway is 540 meters and height is 170m, which takes 5 min to reach the temple.
Activities in Mansa Devi Haridwar
Mansa Devi Temple is the best place for photography. From the ropeway and temple premises, the traveler can see the panoramic view of Ganga and whole of Haridwar city.
This place is best for doing Yoga. The traveler can come to the temple early in the morning for Yoga. morning yoga is a best practice for health.