The mass religious gathering of Kumbh Mela 2019 will start from January 14 in the city of Prayagraj (formerly called Allahabad) in Uttar Pradesh. To accommodate the millions of guests that flock towards the holy city, a tent city is being set up along the vast river banks of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Bathing at the confluence of these three rivers is said to cleanse a person from his past sins. The first Shahi Snan of the Ardh Kumbh 2019 will take place on 14-15 January which is the day of Makar Sankranti. There are a large number of pilgrims, ascetics, saints, sadhus along with thousands of other visitors who just come for the experience. Many foreigners are also thrilled to see the mass religious gathering and make it a point to pay their visit to witness the vibe that is felt around. Kumbh Mela 2019 will thus see special tent arrangements being made for all its visitors. If you have been wondering about where to stay and how to book the tents let us give you some options. Kumbh Mela 2019: Prayagraj Gets Tents With ‘5-Star Facilities’ for Devotees.
The tent city has been spread over 100 hectares and has modern amenities like food courts, meditation halls, restaurants and entertainment provisions available. The government has left no stone unturned to make it a grand occasion for not just one but for all the course of 55 days of the festival. From budget documentaries to super luxury cottages, there are different accommodation options available for the visitors at Kumbh Mela 2019. The tents would be categorised into deluxe cottages, super luxury cottages and villas! Over 4,000 tents in varying range will be set up. Kumbh Mela 2019: Over 1,22,000 Toilets to Be Installed to Promote Swachh Bharat During Kumbh, Says Yogi Adityanath.
Where to Stay at Kumbh Mela 2019
Deluxe Tents: Go for a camping experience in these deluxe tents which can accommodate up to 3 people in one tent. There will be a complimentary breakfast service, along with maps of the Mela, housekeeping services etc. The prices will differ from the kind of tents you choose and the tent city that you decide to stay in.
Super deluxe tents: These are one of the finest accommodation services available in Allahabad. These tents will have an extra veranda space along with the attached toilet facility. There will be someone for housekeeping service and pick up and drop facilities will be provided from the Allahabad station. They will also provide services to reach the bathing point or the Sangam. You can book these tents on thekumbhallahbad.com.
Villas: If you don't want tent accommodation at all, then you can take your own villa which is made available on kumbhtentcity.com. These villas are spread over 350 sq ft area and are best suited for a family or small groups. They even have a suite villa which has 2 bedrooms and a separate drawing and dining area.
Dormitories: There are several options even in the dormitories residences. A simple dormitory room on a regular day can be availed at Rs. 950 and depending on the peak days, the cost varies. Each dormitory area has a common restaurant on campus. In deluxe dormitory room, your meals will be included in the fares. All the dormitories have western style washroom, locker facilities, WiFi, housekeeping etc. You can make your bookings on kumbhcanvas.com.
The entire region will be divided into 4 tent cities namely- Kalpa Vriksh, Kumbh Canvas, Vedic tent city and Indraprastham city. All the details regarding these are made available on the official website of Kumbh Mela 2019. The bookings at some of these places have already begun and you may want to start booking your dates as well. Because as the days progress and the number of visitors grow, the rates may also differ. We have given you a list of the accommodations available online in Allahabad.