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One of the largest religious gatherings in the world, Kumbh Mela welcomes a plethora of sadhus, seers, fortune tellers and seekers of salvation from every corner in the world. Between January and March 2019 the Kumbh Mela will be held in Allahabad, considered to be the most sacred of host cities due it's confluence of sacred rivers. The festival is a perfect addition to any trip to India with Cox and Kings.
Take the afternoon flight from Delhi to Allahabad and transfer to the luxury Sangam Nivas. This evening your guide will give you a general briefing of the festivities and a short introductory walk in the surrounding area. Enjoy a delicious welcome dinner at the camp. (B, D)
Wake up at dawn and immerse yourself in a session of yoga to the melodious chimes of the temple bells from the festivities in the distance. After breakfast, take a guided walk through the Kumbh Mela in the area where the Akharas have their greatest presence. An Akhara is a place of practise with facilities for lodging and training on the path of spiritual enlightenment.
After lunch back at the camp spend the afternoon at leisure to explore more of the festival. (B, L, D)
Take a morning boat ride to observe the Kumbh Mela from the the holy Sangham (confluence of the rivers). Afternoon at leisure or take an optional tour of the city of Allahabad. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure. This afternoon fly back to Delhi and stay overnight near Delhi airport at the Holiday Inn Aerocity. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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KMB2019: 4 Nights