Ardh Kumbh Tour Ex Delhi

04 Nights / 05 Days


Ardh Kumbh Tour Ex Delhi

Delhi - Allahabad (Ardh Kumbh) - Delhi

On this 04 Nights / 05 Days tour, you will embark on a life changing journey and experience spirituality at one of the world’s largest religious gathering, the Kumbh Fair 2019 - a wonderful & colorful assault on the senses. Witness the Holy bathing rituals as hundreds of saints from various Akhadas (religious groups) gather to take bath in the sacred river.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the blissful sights of the saffron clad saints pouring in from all over the country.
  • Visit the Ghats where the Bathing rituals take place.
  • Capture the beauty of the amazing site as hundreds of saints take a dip in the sacred river.
  • Explore the Kumbh Mela fair ground and don’t forget to visit the Akhadas.
  • Admire the different activities in Allahabad, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Sarasvati Rivers.
  • Get immersed in the beautiful conglomeration of faith, spirituality and colors.

DAY 1
ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival at New Delhi airport, Our GeTS Holidays representative will meet you at the Airport and transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. Relax and enjoy a day of leisure.
Overnight stay in Delhi.

DAY 2
DELHI - ALLAHABAD (BY TRAIN / FLIGHT)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel for your transfer to railway station/airport to board your train/ flight for Allahabad. Upon arrival at Allahabad railway station/airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation. Check-in at the tent located near the fair ground where the Ardh Kumbh will take place. Immerse yourself in the beautiful conglomeration of faith, spirituality, and colors. You will be provided all meals during the stay.
In the evening you can take part in Yoga/ Bhajan singing activities if time permits.
Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3
ALLAHABAD
After breakfast, set off for a guided tour of Kumbh Fair. You will visit the Ghat where the Holy Bathing rituals of the Monks (Sadhus) takes place. Don't forget to capture some amazing photographs of the event.

The Bathing ritual or the "Snan" is the holy bath taken by the Saints from different Akhadas (religious groups) in the sacred river. According to the rituals, the common people can only take a bath in the river, after the Saints have taken a dip. Witness the colorful procession of thousands of saints making their way to the ghat. The devotees wake up as early as 3 AM to queue up for their morning bath and wait until the sadhus have taken their holy bath. The moments of the Snan are definitely worth capturing.
Later, you can spend your day admiring the different activities on the banks of the Ganges.
Lunch and Dinner at the Tent (All vegetarian).
Overnight in Allahabad.

DAY 4
ALLAHABAD
After breakfast, get ready for a guided tour of the Kumbh Mela fair ground. Visit the Akhadas with your guide and witness the saints of different Hindu sects who come out in the public only during this world's largest religious gathering in Allahabad. Observe and interact with them. You can witness various rituals take place and capture some great moments.
In the evening, return to the tent.
Overnight in Allahabad.

DAY 5
ALLAHABAD - DELHI (BY TRAIN / FLIGHT)
After breakfast, as per your time, check-out from the tent and meet our representative. You will be then driven to the Allahabad railway station/ airport to board your train/ flight to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi domestic airport / railway station and get transferred to the international airport for your onward flight.

 


Starting at USD 360* per person
**Based on 02 people, sharing a double room, in 3-star hotels

 

The above cost includes:

  • Accommodation in 3 star hotel on Double sharing basis
  • Stay in Allahabad in Swiss Tent
  • All Transportation by chauffeur driven Sedan car, during your tour
  • Assistance on arrival and departure transfers at airports / railway stations
  • Bottled water in the car
  • Daily breakfast in hotels
  • All meals in Allahabad Tent
  • Boat transfers to and fro Tents in Allahabad (one time per day)
  • Guide for Kumbh Mela Only (For Two days)
  • Return Train Tickets for Delhi – Allahabad - Delhi in Air-conditioned 2-Tier class
  • Driver allowance, toll tax, parking and fuel charges
  • All current applicable taxes.

 

The above does not include :

  • Airfares (Will be additional)
  • Guides (Except Kumbh), Monument entrance fees
  • Medical Insurance, Cost related to any delay in Train / Flight
  • Lunch / Dinner which are not mentioned above
  • Personal expenses like, tips, phone calls, laundry, etc
  • Any element that is not mentioned in the inclusion section.


Note : Visit to Kumbh Mela during Royal bath (Shahi Snan) will cost additional

 


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