Kumbh Mela 2021 photo tour

Kumbh Mela 5 Days Tour

5 Days/ 4 Nights – India

Delhi – Haridwar - Delhi


The next Kumbh Mela 2021 will be held at Haridwar from the middle of January up to the beginning of May 2021. It will witness the coming together of millions of pilgrims, sadhus, and saints to take a ritual cleansing bath in the holy River the Ganges on auspicious days during this period.
According to astrologers, the spiritual positioning of the planets plays a significant role. The Kumbh Mela at Haridwar occurs when Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries. This planetary position is said to medicate the waters of the Ganga and turn it into nectar on these days thereby attracting millions to purify their inner self through holy bathing rituals.

Haridwar Kumbh Mela instead is also an amalgamation of beliefs, cultures & philosophies from all around the world. Devotees from all around the globe, take the holy dip in the hope of cleansing their sins.

Highlights of your journey

  • IMT advantages

    • 05 days journey through mysterious and incredible India.
    • 04 Days shooting opportunities at Kumbh Mela 2021
    • Guaranteed departures with just 2 guests
    • Photo opportunities at Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021.
    • English speaking local resident tour director and local English speaking guides (If required)
    • 4 nights accommodations in luxury tents with attached facilities.
    • Explore and capture interesting sights of India that is missed by most tourists.
    • 24 x 07 IMT on Call support.

Itinerary at a glance​

Day 01– Arrival in Delhi, India

Day 2, 3 & 4– Explore Haridwar | Kumbh Mela  2021 Photo Tour

Day 5– Delhi | Departure

Day 1

Kumbh Mela  2021 Photo Tour-Arrival in Delhi

  • Arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for Kumbh Mela  2021 Photo Tour. Our representative will greet and assist you to the coach.
  • Transfer to your Hotel. Check-in and overnight.


Metropolitan Hotel and Spa, Agra N/A

Day 2

Delhi – Haridwar (Train)

  • Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station to board the train to Haridwar (6.45- 11.30 hrs). On arrival, check-in at Swiss Camp accommodation. 
  • Afternoon at leisure. In the evening, a walking tour to Akhadas (Accommodation camps of Naga sadhus) for the Kumbh Mela  2021 Photo Tour.
  • In evening enjoys Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri. The ceremony is a mesmerizing experience involving a good amount of chanting and a fire ceremony performed by a Hindu priest. 
  • Back to Swiss camps.  After dinner, retire to your bed early to start early next morning.

Luxury Swiss Tents, Agra Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Kumbh Mela  2021 Photo Tour –Haridwar Akhada visit

  • In the morning, we will again start the visit of Akhadas in Haridwar.
  • There are as many as 13 akhadas spread over acres and acres. You can visit some of the Akhadas and get the chance to understand the life of Sadhus & Guru of the different Akhadas. 
  • Chances of photography of Nagas in Akhada or Camps. Some of the Nagas are famous for their unique style. Visiting theses akhadas give you a chance to know and observe theses sadhus more closely.
  • Afternoon at leisure.
  • In the evening, again visit more akhadas. Visit Kinnar (Eunuch) Akhada, established recently in the year 2015 and gained popularity for this. 
  • Later back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

Luxury Swiss Tents, Agra Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Main Bathing Dates

The bathing dates for Kumbh Mela  021 are as mentioned below. You can choose the bathing date for your Kumbh Mela 2021 photo Tour as per your preferences.


January 14 to April 27, 2021

  • Makar Sankranti (Snan) 14 January 2021- Starting day
  • Mauni Amavasya (Snan) 11 February 2021- New moon
  • Basant Panchami (Snan) 16 February 2021
  • Magh Poornima 27 February 2021- Full moon
  • Maha Shivratri (Shahi Snan) 11 March 2021- First Royal Bath
  • Somvati Amavasya (Shahi Snan) 12 April 2021- Second Royal Bath
  • Baisakhi (Shahi Snan) 14 April 2021- Third Royal Bath
  • Ram Navami (Snan) 21 April 2021
  • Chaitra Purnima (Shahi Snan) 27 April 2021- Fourth Royal Bath


    • Today you will witness the Kumbh Mela  2021 Photo Tour in full fervour. This great Indian festival attracts the largest gathering of people on the planet for spiritual fulfilment. 
    • Braving the dark of the pre-dawn hours, the chill in the air and the ice-cold water of the Ganga, thousands of devotees ecstatically shouting “Bom Bom Bhole” start bathing in the holiest river of the Hindus on the occasion of the auspicious day of the Kumbh Mela.
    • During Shahi Snan (Royal Bath), Kumbh Mela witness some amazing scenes on ghats of river Ganges when each Akhada take out a procession before taking a Royal dip in the Ganges. Many akhadas want to show off their strength by the numbers of Nagas they can muster during the bath.
    • The bustling noise from the sounding bells, chanting of Vedic hymns and mantras create a vibrant atmosphere during the Kumbh Mela. Processions are carried out by various religious sects on camel-back and elephant-back, while others travel in their gold and silver chariots being pulled by devotees.
    • After a full day of hustle and bustle, return to Camp for a nice meal and relax in your Luxury Camp. Overnight.

Luxury Swiss Tents, Agra Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Haridwar – Delhi (Train):

  • In the morning, after breakfast, you can visit some more Naga sadhus camps or you can visit the river Ganges Ghat to see the devotees taking bath in river Ganges. You can walk around the local markets nearby the river Ganges to observe the devotees doing their morning rituals.
  • Back to camp. After lunch, check-out and transferred to Haridwar to board train to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to Hotel or Delhi International Airport for onwards journey as per your plans.

Luxury Swiss Tents, Agra Breakfast, Lunch, 

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Tour Package Cost

US$ 525 for 01 Pax

Package Inclusions:

  • 5 nights’ accommodation with breakfast on twin sharing basis.
  • All transfer and sightseeing by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Services of English-speaking Tour Guides.
  • Entrances to monuments.
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi.
  • Unlimited packaged drinking water.
  • Government Service tax.


  • Personal extras, such as drinks, laundry, telephone, etc
  • Tips & gratuities to porters, drivers and Guide.
  • Visa fees, Airport taxes, Camera/Video fees
  • Optional tours
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other item not mentioned as included

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    All the Photos are clicked by our Co-Founder  Harsh Agarwal.

    All rights reserved worldwide. This image may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without a prior written permission from the copyright holder.


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