FAQ's

How do I reach Allahabad during Allahabad Kumbh Mela?

The best way it to fly to Allahabad airport which has directs flight from Delhi. Otherwise, you can fly to Varanasi airport (120 km from Allahabad) which has flight connection from various Indian cities. Another option is to take a train or drive to Varanasi.

I have heard that motorized vehicles are ban during Kumbh Mela. Is this true?

Yes, Motorized vehicles are banned during main bathing dates. Millions of people are expected to visit Sangam during the bathing date, most of the border roads will be blocked to enter into the city. Even if you try to reach from the airport or station it will take several hours to reach your destination.

Do I have to book Accommodation Tents?

Yes, It’s recommended to book in advance (even same will be applicable for transportation). This is most recommended as the inflow of travelers traveling to Kumbh Mela would be more than the available resources.

What kind of accommodation do you provide in Allahabad?

As there is huge rush of visitors during Kumbh Mela, it is not easy to find accommodation especially during important bathing dates. Hotels in city are booked to capacity since long in advance and their tariff is also quite high. Besides scarcity and exorbitant tariff of hotel, these hotels are quite at a distance from mela ground and therefore not very convenient. We provide our guests accommodation near the Triveni Sangam in luxury camps which are equipped with all comfortable amenities; attached bath with hot & cold water, hygienic and delicious Indian and vegetarian cuisine, safety, house-keeping and guest services.

Is there any restriction on food and drinks at Kumbh Mela?

Yes, being a very sacred place and event, it is not allowed to have non-vegetarian meal of any kind (no meat, fish, eggs, etc.) It is also not allowed to consume any alcoholic drinks.

Places to visit in Allahabad during Kumbh Mela?

You can visit more historical places during kumbh mela in Allahabad such as: Allahabad Fort, Hanuman Temple, Bade Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhavan, Akshaya Vat, ISKCON Temple, Someshwar Mahadev Temple, Minto Park, Lalita Devi Temple, Kalyani Devi Temple, Mankameshwar Temple, Jawahar Planetarium, Allahabad Museum etc.

Allahabad Weather during Kumbh Mela?

The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad will be celebrated during January - March, when the weather ranges from the peak of the winters to the onset of the summers. So, if you are visiting during the months of January and February, it is advised to carry woolens along. Temperatures will be ranging from 10 degree celsius in January to 32 degree celsius in March.

What are the dates of Shahi Snan?

Date Day Event
15th-Jan-19 Tuesday MakarSankranti
21st-Jan-19 Monday PaushPurnima
4th-Feb-19 Monday MauniAmavasya
10th-Feb-2019 Sunday BasantPanchami
19th-Feb-2019 Tuesday MaghiPoornima
4th-Mar-2019 Monday MahaShivratri

Do you have specially abled facility?

Yes we do have. Will have all facilities for specially abled, Old age pilgrims. Our Front office team will allot the tents closed to River. Will have e rickshaw & cart facility also available for those specially abled & old age pilgrims.