Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 – Allahabad Kumbh Mela | Bathing Date Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 in Allahabad | Accommodations for Kumbh Mela 2013

Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 – Allahabad Kumbh Mela | Bathing Date Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 in Allahabad | Accommodations for Kumbh Mela 2013

Kumbh Mela

Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Magh Mela, Kumbh Mela, Ardh Kumb Mela, Dussehra,Ganga water Raily (water Sports),Triveni Mahotsava etc.

Kumbh Mela 2013

The Kumbh festival is held in highest regard as the ritual bath in the sacred water on this day saturated with flower & incense fragrance amidst chanting of vedic hyms and mantras liberates one from all suffering and miseries of life . The festival is held at Allahabad, Ujjain, Nasik and Haridwar . The festival is held in each of these locations in cycles of 12 years. Kumbh Mela considered the most sacred of festivals where the ceremonial dip in the Holy river is an important ritual. It is belived that bathing on the auspicious days cleanses one of all sins and attains Moksha (meaning liberation from the cycle of life, Death and Rebirth). The Festival is to be held in Allahabad in 2013 and the important bathing dates are given below.

Main Bathing Dates - During Kumbh Fair - 2013

Kumbh Mela 2013 in Allahabad

  • Makar Sankranti         14 January
  • Paush Poornima        27 January
  • Mauni Amavasya       10 February
  • Basant Panchami      15 February
  • Maghi Poornima        25 February
  • Mahashivratri            10 March

How to Reach :

Allahabad is served by the Allahabad Airport (Bamrauli Air Force Base) (IXD) and is linked to Delhi by Air India Regional. Other larger airports in the vicinity are at Varanasi (Varanasi International Airport, 142 km (88 mi)) and Lucknow (Amausi International Airport 200 km (120 mi))

Allahabad is well connected by trains with all major cities, viz. Kolkata, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow and Mumbai.

Allahabad, on National Highways 2, 27 and 24 B, is connected to all parts of the country by good roads.
Allahabad is:

    433 km from Agra
    1207 km from Ahmedabad
    167 km from Ayodhya
    680 km from Bhopal
    799 km from Calcutta
    1790 km from Chennai
    125 km from Chitrakoot
    673 km from Jaipur

Where to Stay :

Hotel Kanha Shyam
Strechy Road,
Civil Lines
0532 2560123-132

Grand Continental
S.P. Marg,
Civil Lines
0532 2260631-2260632

Ajay International
L.B.Shashtri Marg
Civil Lines Alld
0532 2422026-2422925

Yatrik Hotel
S.P. Marg Civil Lines
0532 2260921-2260923

Hotel Milan Palace
Strechy Road,
Civil Lines
0532 2421505-2421506

Short Detail :

Temperature :
Summer: 43- 30C
Winter: 25- 3C

Best Season :
October to March

Clothing :
Summer- Cotton,
Winter - Woolens

Languages spoken :
Hindi, Urdu and English

STD Code:

Contact :

For further details, please visit the official Kumbh Mela Website :-

Tourist Office:
Government of U.P. Regional Tourist Office
Tourist Bungalow
Civil Lines
Tel: (0532)2408873.

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