January – March 2025
Cradled in between the Indo-Gangetic Plains and the mountain slopes of the Shivalik Range, Rajaji National Park is full of natural beauty and abundant flora and fauna. Discover incredible biodiversity as you make your way into this uncharted forest at the foothills of the Himalayas.
Explore three different sanctuaries — Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji — which make up the territory of the reserve, while basing yourself at the Ultimate Travelling Camp. Known for its tigers and elephants, this park is home to a variety of fauna, including several endangered species, making it ideal terrain for wildlife lovers, photographers and those who simply enjoy being in pristine natural surroundings.
Situated amid stunning natural surroundings, our intimate camp has just eleven tented suites, making it an ideal base for you to enjoy your environs. Explore the national park, go angling in the river, take a rafting trip down the Ganges, walk and cycle into the wilderness, and for the ultimate adrenaline rush, zip line through the tree-tops or go bungee jumping! One can also visit the holy city of Haridwar, and take in the ancient cultural traditions of this beautiful city on the banks of the River Ganges.
Experience the grandeur of the Kumbh Mela enveloped in an environ that is cosseted with chiming bells, incense and flower fragrance interspersing flawlessly with the smoke from the havan kunds (fire places), vedic hymns, mantras, drumbeats, the blare of conchs and the ring of holy bells. This ethereal and hypnotic ambience emits a trance like no other.
Witness the naga sadhus and throngs of devotees display their paramount vigor as they take a holy dip in the freezing waters, with the sole purpose of surrender to the almighty and seeking nirvana.
Sangam Nivas is dedicated to provide the quintessential essence of the Kumbh Mela to seekers of spirituality and well being, while bringing forth
the holistic aspects of Indian philosophy and mythology. We have put together an unparalleled, multi-sensory journey into the very heart of the Kumbh Mela that will help our guests connect with the spiritual aspect of this unique spectacle.
Exclusive excursions and activities will be arranged for guests to witness the sea of fervent devotees performing their rituals and offering prayers. Whether you choose to interact one on-one with the sadhus and seers, photograph this truly magnificent spiritual congregation, or simply observe and absorb the mystical manifestation of faith in its most splendid display, the opportunities on offer are limitless
Positioned at the highest point of the Kumbh Mela, Sangam Nivas offers the perfect vantage point for guests to observe and soak in the atmosphere of the Kumbh. The camp is directly in line with the Sangam, the main bathing area and overlooks the Akharas of the sadhus, religious communities and seers. An exclusive viewing terrace adds to the experience, by offering the guests a chance to marvel at the ocean of
enthusiastic devotees, without leaving the comforts of the camp. Telescopes and binoculars will be available for guests to get a panoramic view of the Kumbh Mela.
Guests will be treated to simple yet unique culinary experienceduring their stay at SangamNivas. The dining tent will featurea live kitchen where vegetarian including ‘satvik’ food will befreshly prepared with a variety of options to choose from.The menus on offer will give a delectable and distinctive tasteof fine Indian cuisine. Freshly baked breads, pies and cookieswill be prepared in bakery for our guests to relish.
In case of any special dietary requirements or allergies, kindlylet us know at the time of booking, so that we can makeadequate arrangements prior to your arrival.
Our wellness center at SangamNivas willoffer guests a range of therapies that willdo wonders for the body, mind and soul.Thus, rejuvenating you to soak in themystique of the Kumbh.
Guests may choose from a range of activities specially curated to enhance the Kumbh Mela:
The weather in Allahabad during the winter months varies from a minimum of 6°C in January to 17°C in March. In the month of January there can be dense fog, hence guests are advised to check the weather forecasts at the time of their travel to Allahabad. The maximum temperature varies from 23°C in
January to 34°C in March.