You might have heard a lot about Allahabadin India and its other holy cities like Varanasi. Perhaps, you want to explore them and let their air of devotion waft all over you. For a visit to these cities, you don’t need to look for the right time or season. Whenever you’re ready, these cities are ready for you too.
So, pack your bags and come over to Allahabad and Varanasi where people ardently follow Hindu rituals even today. A nice time to visit Allahabad is during the Kumbh Mela, normally held from the middle of January to the first week of March, every three years. The next Kumbh Mela is likely to be held in 2025.
What happens at the Kumbh Mela, Allahabad?
Pilgrims descend on Allahabad from all over the world to pray at the temples here. It is considered to be a very holy time for all followers of Hinduism. Devotees believe that a dip in the holy Ganga during these days means that God blesses them and absolves them of all their sins.
Since Allahabad is as well-known as a holy city, there are many tours organized to this city. Some also extend a tour to this city by participating in an Allahabad Kumbh Mela with Varanasi Tour. Would you like to take one?
While Allahabad has a lot to offer by way of temple tourism, so does Varanasi. It’s well worth visiting this city too for its thousands of temples. Varanasi Tourism for exploring and worshipping at their temples in Varanasi is also very common and sought-after and well worth a visit.
You can also participate in the various festivals of Varanasi, such as:
MahaShivratri: This Hindu festival is celebrated each year to honour Lord Shiva as it marks the day his marriage was consummated.
Hanuman Jayanti: Devotees celebrate this day as the birthday of Lord Hanuman.
Dev Deepawali: This annual festival on the ghats of Varanasi is held in accordance with the belief that on this day the gods descend on Earth to bathe in the holy River Ganges. People also celebrate this auspicious day as Tripura Purnima Snan.
These are just some of the many festivals celebrated throughout the year in Varanasi. You can be sure that whenever you choose to visit this city, it will be dressed up for a religious festival.
Visiting Allahabad and Varanasi
If you are enthused to visit these two holy cities, nothing can hold you back. There are innumerable tourist packages and travel companies that can give you pre-set itineraries for a short visit here. But you can get the most out of your visit by getting in touch with an experienced travel agency who knows exactly how to plan a holiday for you.
A good suggestion is Optima Travels. Widely experienced and successful as itinerary planners, they are known to go the extra mile for their customers. So, once you let them know exactly what you’re looking for in your trip, they will provide you all of that.
If you have any special needs, let them know. And they will come up with an itinerary that will give you detailed stops at important places and much more. For more details and an early appointment reach at optimatravels.com.