Gau Ghat is a holy Ghat located in Haridwar of Uttarakhand state. This ghat is situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga. It is said that mostly those people come to this ghat, who has sinned to kill cows. To get rid of this sin, they come in this ghat and the holy Ganga takes a dip in the river. Through the stairs built on the Ghats, the river Ganga can be reached. Safety barriers have also been put to up in this ghat to avoid the flow of the Ganges. A dip is to set in the Ganges by catching the barrier made of these iron. There are also many shops nearby the ghat, where the items related to worship are easily found. It is said that after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi's death their ashes were immersed in this ghat. Gau Ghat is one of the major Ghats of Haridwar..
The nearest airport to Haridwar is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 38 km from Haridwar.
The nearest railway station of Haridwar is Haridwar, which comes under to the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.
Gau Ghat is located about 2 km away from Haridwar bus stand.