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Location

Allahabad

Duration

5D/4N

75,000 85,000

75,000₹ 85,000

Overview

4 nights and 5 days of guided travel photography tour to the largest congregation of people in the world – the Maha Kumbh Mela.

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About The Tour

The Maha Kumbh Mela is the largest congregation of people in one place on the earth. The Hindus take bath in the Holi rivers to wash off their sins. People from all over the country and also from abroad gather for this globally known spectacular festival. For a travel photographer, it’s a spectrum of opportunities which comes once in every 12 years. 

Quick Information

Route:

Ex Prayagraj

Start Point:

Prayagraj

Duration:

4 nights 5 days

End Point:

Prayagraj

Inclusions

  • 4 nights an 5 days of guided travel photography tour
  • Hands on training by DCP Expert Mentor for all 5 days
  • Accommodation for 4 nights and 5 days
  • All three meals during the stay
  • All internal transfers
  • Campsite closely located with walking distance to Mela Ground
  • Fully secured campus with 24/7 WIFI connectivity
  • Round the clock refreshment and Coffee Lounge.

Experts

How To Reach

Bamrauli Airport is located approximately 13 km from the Prayagraj city

Its easier to travel to Prayagraj via train as there are major railways stations like Prayagraj Junction, Prayag Station, City Station at Rambagh and Daraganj Station.

You can take the route by road avail bus services operated by Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) 

Getting Ready

Things to carry:

  • Wide angle lens
  • Tele / zoom lens for candids and portraits
  • Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.
  • Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteries.
  • Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop.
  • Carrying a Tripod for the sanctuary
  • Carry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dust.
  • Carry a big cloth / bandanna / scarf to protect you from dust.
  • It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.

Equipment is available on rental - please mail us at rentals@dcpexpeditions.com.

Itinerary

Arrive Allahabad and check in to our tent. Take some rest and then join the evening session exploring Kumbh Mela. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

After breakfast, we will be going out. Its going to be a long day of exploring Kumbh Mela. Visit nearby places like Akshya Vat, Hanuman Temple, Allahabad Fort etc. Later back to the camp for lunch & rest. In the evening, we will visit camp of Akharas. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp.

Early in the morning proceed for the Holy dip (Royal Bath) at Sangam. Full day to explore the Kumbh mela, get interaction with Sadhu/Mahatma, and participate in Ganga Aarti at Sangam. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp.

After Breakfast, visit Kumbh Mela Area, various camps & meet Naga Sadhus. Visit Mahamandaleshwar camp & various Akharas. Return at Camp, have dinner and over night stay at the camp.

After breakfast check out from camp for onward journey.


Field Learnings

On-field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skill-set. Our expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the following

  • How to approach people in the events
  • Different modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv/ S, M and P)
  • Exposure control in field under difficult light conditions
  • Mastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)
  • Framing and composition in the field
  • Ethics in Streets and Travel

Package Cost

Rs 75,000 per head inclusive of all taxes (4 sharing a tent)

To know charges for double occupancy / single occupancy / foreign nationals charges please mail us to info@dcpexpeditions.com 

Cost includes

  1. 4 nights an 5 days of guided travel photography tour
  2. Hands on training by DCP Expert Mentor for all 5 days
  3. Accommodation for 4 nights and 5 days
  4. All three meals during the stay
  5. All internal transfers
  6. Assistance for Shahi Snan
  7. One day professional guide to visit Akhada & Naga Sadus Camp
  8. All applicable taxes

Cost does not include:

  1. Any personal expenses etc.
  2. Pick and drop to the campsite location.
  3. Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.
  4. Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.
  5. Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary.

Map

Maha Kumbh Mela, Prayagraj


Policies

Cancellation policy

  • All cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refund
  • All cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refund
  • All cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible

FAQ's

Availability may be a concern. We request to please mail us your requirement on info@dcpexpeditions.com



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