Kumbh Mela Packages

Kumbh Mela or Kumbha Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred or holy river. It is the world’s largest festival.

The term ‘Kumbh’ comes from the root ‘kumbhak’ (the sacred pitcher of elixir of immortality). There is a mention of ‘Kumbh’ and the bathing ritual associated with it in the Rig Veda (verse 10.89.7). It speaks of the benefits of bathing at sangam during this period, elimination of negative influences and rejuvenation of mind and soul.

Kumbh is a symbol of peace and harmony amongst all human beings. It signifies the coming together of people from various cultures from all across the world and participating in the spectacle that is the largest peaceful congregation of humanity. The Mela draws tens of millions of pilgrims over the course of approximately 48 days to bathe at the sacred confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the mystical Sarasvati.

The Kumbh Mela is held every three years, and switches between four different locations – Haridwar (river Ganga), Prayag (Triveni sangam of Yamuna, Ganga and Saraswati), Ujjain (river Kshipra), and Nasik (river Godavari). The mela returns to each location after a span of 12 years

The festival is over 2000 years old! The first written evidence of the mela can be found in the accounts of the Chinese traveller Xuanzang, who visited India during the reign of King Harshavardhana.

The Kumbh Mela has been inscribed on the list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO in 2017.

During the Kumbh Mela, a number of ceremonies take place; the traditional procession of Akharas called ‘Peshwai’ on elephant backs, horses and chariots, the shining swords and rituals of Naga Sadhus during ‘Shahi Snaan’, and many other cultural activities that attract millions of pilgrims to attend the Kumbh Mela.

Amongst the pilgrims are the powerful Naga Babas and Sadhus.

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Packages

Kumbh Mela
1 Night 2 Days
Hotels
Transfer
Meals
Rs. 7,999*
Starting price per adult
Economy - Kumbh Mela
2 Night 3 Days
Hotels
Transfer
Meals
Rs. 15,899*
Starting price per adult
Economy - Kumbh Mela
Special - Land only
3 Night 4 Days
Hotels
Transfer
Meals
Sightseeing
Rs. 27,999*
Starting price per adult
Types of Accomodations
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Luxury Swiss Camps
Royal Camps
Rituals of Kumbh
Aarti
Snan
Deep Daan
Kalpavas
Triveni Sangam
Prayagraj
Panchkoshi Parikrama
Shri Madhava
Temples

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Bathing Dates

The Kumbh Mela bathing ritual is the most significant ritual. There are some specific auspicious bathing dates. Shahi Snan is the central highlight of Kumbh Mela and the most important part of the celebration. It is only after the Shahi Snan is complete, that people are allowed to take the holy bath.
Makar Sankranti15th Jan 2019
Paush Purnima21st Jan 2019
Mauni Amavasya4th Feb 2019
Basant Panchami10th Feb 2019
Maghi Purnima19th Feb 2019
Mahashivratri4th Mar 2019

Kumbh Mela Nearby Attractions

Stop1
Bade Hanumanji Temple
Stop2
Patalpuri Mandir
Stop3
Akshya Vat
Stop4
Ram Ghat
Stop5
Allahabad Fort
Nearby
ACTIVITIES

Activities in & Around Kumbh Mela

  • Yoga & Meditation

  • Palmistry & Horoscope

  • Ayurvedic Massage & Relaxation Therapy

  • Learning & Recital of Hawan & Chants

  • Daily Bon Fire with traditional Folklore music

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