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Allahabad Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019

Kumbh mela 2019 tour planner - will take you to Allahabad where Ardh Kumbh Mela is being celebrated with great fervor and faith. we offers best and customize Kumbh mela tour packages. The Kumbh Mela, widely regarded as the largest gathering of pilgrims in the world, is a very important event for Hinduism. Held in at four different areas, a great number of Hindus arrive at the fair to bathe in the holy rivers, a ritual meant to cleans them of sin and bring purity to their lives. The Kumbh that takes place in every 6 years is called Ardh Kumbh, which in literal translation would mean Half Kumbh. Unlike Maha Kumbh (once in 12 years), Ardh Kumbh is only held in only two places in India, one being Allahabad (Prayag) and the other Haridwar.
Allahabad Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Dates
The 2019 Allahabad Ardh Kumbh Mela is set to start on January 15, 2019, the day of Paush Purnima, and end on March 4, 2019, the day of Maha Shivratri. This will be held at the traditional site of the Triveni Sangam in Prayag.

Allahabad Kumbh Mela Tour Packages

Maha Kumbh Mela is a mass gathering of Hindu devotees. The holiest pilgrimage in the world happens every 12 years (Maha Kumbh) and every 6 years (Ardh Kumbh). The gathering of devotes happens for only one purpose and that is the holy bath in the divine river waters. The festival is celebrated at four places in India. Ujjain (on the banks of River Kshipra), Nashik (on the banks of river Godavari), Haridwar (on the banks of River Ganga and Allahabad Prayag (confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati).

Places to visit in allahabad

Allahabad is a city in Uttar Pradesh state, north India. Triveni Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and "invisible" Saraswati rivers, is considered holy by Hindus. It’s near the 16th-century Allahabad Fort, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. In the fort are the ancient sandstone Ashoka Pillar, the underground Patalpuri Temple and a sacred banyan tree. The Allahabad Museum has Rajasthani miniature paintings.