Hotels in Kankhal Haridwar
Kankhal is a township near Haridwar where a lot of pilgrims visit for puja at various temples here. Kankhal is known for its temples which are full of devotees all the days. Previously Kankhal was more residential than Haridwar and a lot of people used to take residence here. Nowadays it has become relatively deserted while Haridwar has gained prominence. There are many ashrams here also and some of them are prominent and famous ones. There are OYO rooms and hotels in this place. You can stay in the hotel of your choice at Kankhal Haridwar. The prime attraction of Kankhal Haridwar is Daksha Mahadev temple. It is basically a Shiva temple. The legend has it that once Parvati, the wife of Shiva, got to hear her father insulting her husband. Having listened to such effrontery she immolated herself out of shame and insult. The news of her immolation angered Shiva so much that he went on a rampage and destroyed and burnt the palace of Daksha, his father in law and Parvathi’s father. Ultimately Daksha understood his folly and begged for forgiveness off Shiva. Shiva, who becomes pleased very easily with a slight effort, agreed to yield his anger and decided to stay there, where the temple is, forever. Daksha proclaimed Shiva as the biggest of all the gods. The temple was rebuilt in 1961 and the lingam was enshrined and consecrated. This legend or story is known to all in Kankhal Haridwar. One can reach Kankhal by bus or taxi or private vehicle via the National Highway. The nearest railway station from here is Haridwar Railway Station. Kankhal Haridwar is mentioned in the Puranas and the Mahabharat also though it had a different name then.
OYO rooms and Kankhal Haridwar hotels
Whenever you make a trip of Haridwar and decide to stay around the place you will do well to stay in the hotels or OYO rooms at Kankhal. There are good hotels at Ranipur More. Arya Nagar chowk at Ramnagar is another place where there are very nice hotels. These hotels provide free parking and nice and clean rooms with TV and AC. The washrooms are fitted with geyser and bathtub. There is one big swimming pool in some premium hotels. There is power backup for the emergencies and CCTV is also provided. The in-house restaurant provides you with the place to dine. There are banquet and conference room for holding conferences, social events and other social gatherings.