5 Days Kumbh Mela

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The Kumbh Mela is known for the largest religious gathering in the world. According to astrologers, the Kumbh Fair; takes place when the planet Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries.;It is held every third year at one of the four places by rotation Haridwar,Allahabad(Prayag)Nashik and Ujjain.Thus the Kumbh Mela is held at each of these four places every twelfth year.Ardha Kumbh Mela is held at only two places, Haridwar and Allahabad, every sixth a mass of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred river.

Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. overnight in Delhi.

Early morning transfer to railway station to board Shatabdi express train to Haridwar. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Haridwar and transfer to hotel. Later visit local sightseeing of Haridwar - visit various temples including Pareshwar Mahadev Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple and Mansa Devi Temple. Evening visit Har-ki-Pauri  for Ganga Aarti People say that this ghat was built by Vikramaditya in memory of his brother Bhartrihari. Aarti is the beautiful ceremony in which deeyas (the oil lamps) are offered to God. overnight in Haridwar

After breakfast briefing about Kumbh Mela & holy town Haridwar Mythology Later visit Kumbh mela and visit Shahi Snan ( Shahi bath - holy bath on river ganges ). Kumbh(Pot) Mela(Fair) is that pilgrimage occurs four times every twelve years, once at each of the four locations in India.Afternoon visit Rishikesh sightseeing covering Laxman Jhula- a hanging bridge on the river Ganga is one of the most famous spot in Rishikesh. According to Indian mythology, Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama crossed the Ganga with the help of hanging bridge made of Jute. The bridge offers a scenic view of the river Ganga as it tumbles down to Haridwar. Overnight in Haridwar

Early morning  transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Delhi. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Delhi ,and transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.

Transfer to airport to board the flight back to your home.

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