Take a turn to Allahabad city if you are visiting India in the coming month, January 2013 to watch the meet of 30 to 70 millions of Hindu devotees on the bank of the holy Sangam. It is nothing else the great Maha Kumbh Mela. This is one of the most auspicious festivals of religious people, which is going to be organized in Allahabad after a long wait of 12 years.
The major event of the festival is ritual bathing, which takes place on the major bathing Ghats on the bank of river Ganga and Yamuna. During this gorgeous festival several activities are performed like religious discussions, mass feeding of people, devotional singing, etc. where you can also take part and listen to their religious speeches. Don't get afraid seeing undress and ash coated people in the festival as they do this according to the ancient tradition. To enjoy this unite bath many national and international tourist cavort in the river. The main ritual during this festival is Aarti, which is performed on the bank of the river lighten up diyas and afloat it on the water making a wish. Really, this Maha Aarti play is totally incredible.
If you seek internal peace you can book yoga ashrams in the town and join the Yoga and Ayurveda programs. During this festival you can Explore Kumbh Mela Attractions and also watch the wonderful stay of pilgrims at various ashrams and dharmashala. It will be an excellent opportunity for the people who want to know the Indian tradition at their best.
Add Kumbh Mela tour in your itinerary and book the cheap tour package in advance from Indian Travel Agent “Erco Travels”. Our guided tour always try to give you the best accompany during your tour to India so as to avoid any inconvenience.