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Mansa Devi temple is located atop the Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas. The temple also known as Bilwa Tirtha is one of the Panch Tirth  within Haridwar. The temple is known for being the holy abode of Manasa, a form of Shakti and is said to have emerged from the mind of lord Shiva. Mansa is regarded as the sister of the Nāga  Vasuki. The term Mansa means wish and it is believed that the goddess fulfils all the wishes of a sincere devotee.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Haridwar is well connected by tourist bus services and state owned bus services. All cities in and around Haridwar are connected by state buses. Many deluxe buses are available at a regular interval from Delhi to Haridwar with a far less than Rs 500 per head. Buses are also available from Jaipur, Jodhpur , Dehradun , Shimla and many other cities located close to it.Bus Enquiry

Haridwar is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Haridwar has excellent rail network with all important cities of India. Trains to Haridwar run on regular basis.

By Air

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is a domestic airport located at about just 20 km away from city centre. Taxi cabs are available from the airport to Haridwar city. The airport operates daily flights to Delhi. Nearest International airport is Delhi, which is about 200 km away. Delhi airport is well connected to most of the domestic airports and foreign airports


Mansa Devi Temple Haridwar

Extra Information

Mansa Devi Temple can be reached in two ways: on foot or by cable car. Walking requires a one and a half kilometre hike uphill. The track is sealed but the exertion can be draining during the hot months. Hence, many people prefer to take the cable car (also referred to as a ropeway) up and walk down. The first cable car starts running at 7 a.m. during April to October, and 8 a.m. the rest of the year. Tickets cost 48 rupees per person, return. The departure point is centrally located in town.

Places to Visit near Mansa Devi Temple There's another temple, Chandi Devi Temple that can also be visited by cable car or bus from Mansa Devi Temple. It's possible to buy combination tickets for both. You can also visit Har ki Pauri by walk or by Rickshaw

Timings and Events

8 A.M to 5 P.M



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