Car Rentals in Haridwar

The super-simple Haridwar car rental services let you enjoy a fun and fulfilling exploration tour of the city with your loved ones, at your own pace. The rental services are hassle free and require minimal documentation as well. You have the liberty to select from a wide range of options available for you starting from hatchbacks like Hyundai Grand i10, premium hatchbacks like Maruti Suzuki Baleno, crossovers like Tata Nexon, and SUVs like Mahindra Scorpio.

Taking self drive car rental in Haridwar, you can enjoy exploration tours of some of the top tourist attractions like Har Ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Anandamayi Ashram, Shanti Kunj, Gau Ghat, Vishnu Ghat, Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar, Rajaji Tiger Reserve, Swami Vivekanand Park, Bara Bazaar, Bhuma Niketan Temple, Kushavarta Ghat, and Bharat Mata Temple.

You can also avail Haridwar car rental service to head out on weekend getaways to Dhanaulti, Mussoorie, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Lansdowne, Shimla, Chamba, Chandigarh, Aligarh, Mathura, and Vrindavan. 

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Haridwar Car Rentals FAQs

Which are the best cars available for rent in Haridwar?

1. Hyundai Grand i10: Hyundai Grand i10 is a hatchback car with a five-seater layout and 17 to 24 kmpl mileage. This car comes with a petrol engine of 1197 cc and a diesel engine of 1186 cc, and the car also comes with a CNG engine. It also gives an option between manual and automatic transmission.
2. Maruti Baleno: Maruti Baleno is a hatchback with a seating capacity of 5 people and an 1197 cc DualJet petrol engine. The car offers a choice between a 5-speed automatic and manual transmission and gives a mileage of 19.56 to 23.87 kmpl. The car also has dual front airbags, keyless entry, and rear parking sensors which makes it one of the top choices for Haridwar car rental.
3. Tata Nexon: Tata Nexon is a sub-4m SUV with 5 seater capacity and offers a mileage of 16 to 22 kmpl. The car has an 1199 cc turbocharged petrol engine and a 1497 cc diesel engine with a 6-speed manual transmission. It also has an electronic stability program, cruise control, and digital instrument cluster to give you an amazing Haridwar car rental experience.
4. Mahindra Scorpio: Mahindra Scorpio is a 7 seater SUV with a 2179 cc diesel engine and a 6-speed manual gearbox. This car has an RWD drive type and a mileage of 14 kmpl. It also comes with dual front airbags, speed alert, auto headlamps, cruise control, and rear parking sensors.

What is the price for renting a car in Haridwar?

1. Hyundai Grand i10:
- INR 1,399/-
- Extra kms @ 7/km

2. Maruti Baleno:
- INR 1,630/-
- Extra kms @ 9/km

3. Tata Nexon:
- INR 2,099/-
- Extra kms @ 10/km

4. Mahindra Scorpio:
- INR 2,299/-
- Extra kms @ 12/km

What are the general terms and conditions for renting a car in Haridwar?

The general terms and conditions for self drive car rental in Haridwar are as follows:
-A driving license is a must: It is a must for the hirer to have a valid driving license to rent a car and the driving license must be in a language locally accepted.
- Submit all the necessary documents for self drive car rental in Haridwar: Submit all the necessary documents like driving license, identity proof (passport/ voter id/ adhar card), and company id in case it is a business trip.
- The car should be handled with care: The car should be handled with complete care and should be returned in the condition it was provided at the start of the rental period.
- Security deposit: A certain amount is required to be deposited while booking the self drive car rental in Haridwar as a security deposit. The deposit amount is refunded after completion of the rental period and the charges for damages are deducted from it, if necessary.

What documents will be required for renting a car in Haridwar?

Here are some of the documents that will be required for Haridwar car rental service :
- Driving license: A driving license is a must to drive a car and thus you need to have a valid driving license which should be written in a locally acceptable language.
- Identity proof: As an identity proof, you can have any one of the documents with you namely passport or adhar card, or voter id. Without valid identity proof, you can’t rent a car.

What documents should I ask while renting a car?

Here are some of the documents that you will need to ask for Haridwar car rental service :
Registration Certificate (RC): It is important to have a copy of the RC of the car you are driving with you all the time as it proves that the car is legally registered and not stolen.
- Insurance Certificate: Every vehicle on road is required to have at least third-party insurance and you must have a copy of the Insurance certificate to prove that it is insured.
- Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate: The authorities have set up an emission standard for all the vehicles on the road and thus it is necessary to have a copy of the PUC certificate with you to prevent any penalty.

What are the important things to remember when taking a car on rent?

Here are some of the important things to remember when taking Haridwar car rental service :
- Keep all the documents together: It is important to keep all the necessary documents like driving license, identity proof, RC, PUC, and Insurance certificate of the car with you safely.
- Inspect the car properly: Before taking the car out for your trip, inspect the interior and exterior of the car properly to make sure the car is in a good condition and also take pictures for later references.
- Check the fuel tank: Check the fuel tank for the fuel level and any damages beforehand and also take pictures of the fuel gauge. The tank should be full when you receive the car at the beginning of your rental period.
- Be clear about the terms of the agreement of Haridwar car rental: Make it a point that you read and understand all the terms of the agreement properly before accepting it so that you don’t have to face any issues later.

What is the best time to visit Haridwar?

Though the temperature in Haridwar is moderate throughout the year, the summer and winter seasons are best to visit here. If you want to take part in festivals like Ramanavami, Kanwar Mela, and Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, the months of March to May are the best time. But, if you only want to explore the city, the winter season (October to February) is the ideal time to make your Haridwar trip. 

Which are the best places to explore in Haridwar by rented car?

1. Har ki Pauri: Har ki Pauri is a popular ghat in Uttarakhand which is believed to be the place where the Ganga river leaves the mountains and flows through the plains. During Kumbh Mela and Ardh Kumbh Mela, thousands of pilgrims come here to take a dip in the holy water of the Ganga river. Ganga Aarti is performed on the Har ki Pauri ghat each evening during sunset. 
2. Shanti Kunj:
Shanti Kunj is the main centre of All World Gayatri Power and is considered a pioneer in reviving the divine culture and Rishi traditions. Some of the spots to see here are the Akhand Deep, Yagya Shala, Gaytri Mata temple, Devatma Himalaya Temple, and many other small temples which are dedicated to ancient rishis. The Ashram on Divine Culture also holds exhibitions about Vedic and spiritual principles.
3. Mansa Devi Temple:Mansa Devi Temple or Bilwa Tirth is a temple dedicated to the goddess of snakes, Mansa Devi. It is one of the Panch Tirth or Five Pilgrimages located in Haridwar. The temple is situated on the top of the Biswas Parvat which lies in the Shivalik Hills range. There are two statues of Mansa Devi inside the temple, in one the goddess has eight arms and in the other, she has three faces and five arms.
4. Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary:Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the Ganga river bank and houses a wide range of plants and animals. This wildlife sanctuary was established in the year 1977 but was merged with Rajaji and Motichur Sanctuary to create the Rajaji National Park in the year 1983. It spreads around an area of 249 square kilometres and here you can see majestic animals like a tiger, bear, elephant, leopard, etc.
5. Bara Bazar:Bara Bazar is the main marketplace in the city and is full of narrow lanes with several shops selling religious items Rudraksha seeds, medicines, churanas, ayurvedic products, ornaments, and handcrafted materials. There are also many sweet shops and the speciality of the area is “peda”, a sweet made from milk. The market also has many restaurants and food stalls to satisfy hunger while shopping.
6. Birla Ghat:Birla ghat is a solitary and unusually amazing ghat in Haridwar, located next to the Vishnu Ghat. The ghat has arrangements for the visitors to take early morning dips in the holy Ganga river. There are also security barriers to prevent people from slipping into the surging waters of the river.
7. Pawan Dham:Pawan Dham is one of the oldest temples located in India and also has a part in a non-profit organization, offering free services for significant social causes. This temple has a unique architecture with intrinsic glasswork on the walls of the temple and the idols are decorated with precious gems and stones.
8. Fun Valley Water Park:Fun Valley Water Park is located in the Golden Triangle area of Uttrakhand that connects Haridwar, Dehradun, and Rishikesh. It is an amusement park cum resort that was designed to offer an escape from the summer heat. The park has numerous amazing rides, adventure activities such as go-karting, restaurants, kiosks, etc.

Which are the best places for weekend getaways near Haridwar by rented car?

1. Rishikesh: Rishikesh or Hrishikesh is a city located at the foot of the Himalayas and is also called the “Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas” and the “Yoga Capital of the World”. It is an ancient pilgrimage town and one of the holiest places in Hindu culture. The distance between Rishikesh and Haridwar is approximately 20 kilometres and can be reached by car in just 20 minutes. It is the beginning point for many trekking and camping destinations such as Dayara Buugyal, Har Ki Dun, and Kedarnath. Some other tourist sights here are Triveni Ghat, the Beatles Ashram, Neer Garh Waterfall, Kunjapuri Devi temple, Lakshman Jhula Bridge, Vashishta Gufa, etc.

Best Time: October to February
Distance from Haridwar: 24.2 Km

2. Nainital: Nainital is a famous hill station in Uttarakhand and is situated in the foothills of the outer Himalaya, Kumaon. Nainital is 232 kilometres away from Haridwar which takes approximately 6 hours to reach by car. The city is situated around the Naini lake and is surrounded by mountains, the highest of which is Naina Peak. Some places to visit in Nainital include Mukteshwar temple, Eco Cave Gardens, High Altitude Zoo, Snow view point, Naina Devi temple, Nainital ropeway, Pangot and Kilbury bird sanctuary, Hanuman Garhi temple, Tibetan market, Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha, Himalayan Botanical Garden, Khurpa Taal, and Astronomical Observatory.

Best Time: March to June
Distance from Haridwar: 237.9 Km

3. Mussoorie: Mussoorie is a popular hill station situated in the Garhwal Himalayan range’s foothills and is also famously known as the “Queen of the Hills”. Haridwar and Mussoorie are at a distance of 82 kilometres and the distance between them can be travelled by car in 1 and a half hours. Mussoorie is also known as the gateway to Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines. While in Mussoorie, make sure to visit Nahata Estate, Gun Hill, Lake Mist, Kempty Falls, Bhatta Falls, Jharipani Falls, Mussoorie Lake, Mossy Falls, Nag Devta Temple, Jwalaji Temple, etc. Also, there are some other amazing hill stations to explore nearby namely Lal Tibba and Dhanaulti.

Best Time: March till June
Distance from Haridwar: 85.2 Km

4. Lansdowne: Located in Pauri Garhwal on the Kotdwar-Pauri Road, Lansdowne is a hill station in Uttarakhand. Lansdowne is surrounded by blue pine forests and thick oak forests and is one of the quietest and peaceful hill stations in India. The distance between Haridwar and Lansdowne is 100 kilometres and is reachable by car in 2 and a half hours. Some places to visit near Lansdowne are Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Gauri Kund, Kancashram, and Durga Devi Temple (one of the oldest Siddha Pithas). The most famous tourist destinations in Lansdowne are Tip-in-Top point, Bhulla Tal Lake, Santoshi Mata temple, Darwan Singh Temple, Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial, and Bhalugarh Falls.

Best Time: April and June
Distance from Haridwar: 114 Km

5. Dehradun: Located along National Highway 7, in the Garhwal region, Dehradun is the winter capital of Uttrakhand. It is located between the Song river and Yamuna river and in the foothills of the Himalayas. Dehradun is well-known for its bakery products and Basmati rice. There is a distance of 52 kilometres between Haridwar and Dehradun, which takes 1 and a half hours to reach by car. The Tibetan Buddhist temple, Forest Research Institute, Shiv Mandir, Chetwoode Hall (Indian Military Academy), Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, Subir Raha Oil Museum, Shikhar Falls, Agrakalpa Art Gallery, and Himalaya Shelter are some of the places to visit in Dehradun.

Best Time: March to June
Distance from Haridwar: 54.2 Km

6. Delhi: Delhi is the capital city of India and is officially known as the National Capital Territory (NCT) of India. It is one of the world’s oldest cities and has historical significance in the form of transport, cultural hub, commercial, and political centre of India. Delhi is 222 kilometres away from Haridwar and is reachable by car in approximately 5 hours. Delhi has several tourist landmarks in and around the city, some of which are the Qutub Minar, Swaminarayan Akshardham, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Garden, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Mughal Garden, Red Fort, Sunder Nursery, Lotus Temple, Hauz Khas Village, National Rail Museum, Raj Ghat, etc.

Best Time: October – February
Distance from Haridwar: 241.8 Km

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