Allahabad (Prayag) is gifted in true holy terms as is situated at Triveni Sangam, the confluence of the three most holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati.
The ancient name of the city is Prayag (Sanskrit for “place of sacrifice”), as it is believed to be the Place where Lord Brahma offered his first sacrifice after creating the world.
The Kumbh mela, the world’s largest religious gathering held on the banks of Triveni Sangam (the confluence of the three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) in Prayag (Allahabad) in Uttar Pradesh, is likely to witness 15 crore ( 150 Million) pilgrims in 2019.
“The Royal Heritage Kumbh Camp” will provide excellent tented accommodation with private facilities.
Meals will be vegetarian and alcohol is prohibited.
NOTE: Foggy weather and early morning mist and haze is a high possibility in mid January. The average temperature ranges between 23 degrees Centigrade to 5 degrees in the night. Attendees are requested to carry appropriate warm clothing. February onward it gets warmer in the nights.
Shahi (Major) Snan (bath) Dates during Kumbh 2019
15 January 2019 (Tuesday)Makar Sankranti (1st Shahi Snan)
21 January 2019 (Monday)Paush Purnima
04 February 2019 (Monday)Mauni Amavasya (Main Royal Bath – 2nd ShahiSnan)
10 February 2019 (Sunday)Basant Panchami (3rd Shahi Snan)
19 February 2019 (Tuesday)Maghi Purnima
04 March 2019 (Monday)Maha Shivratri
One should stay at least 4 Days to experience Kumbh, Visit various Akharas (Camps of Saints), Temples, offer prayers, Snan (Holy Dip) and take part in Aarti and see Old Town of Allahabad.