Two weeks till the kumbmela, what to do??
Replies: 7 - Last Post: Jan 22, 2013 12:51 PM Last Post By: Katienne
Jan 20, 2013 11:49 PM
Two weeks till the kumbmela, what to do??Hey everyone,
my husband and I are in india for the 3rd time. we are currently in Kochin, and have accommodation booked for the kumbh mela in Allahabad on February 4th.
My question is: What should we do in the two weeks we have now?
we don't really feel like start making our way up with trains, maybe just one more destination+ a flight. the destination can be anywhere between Kochin and allahabad or around them.
we've already been to a big part of the south (Hampi, Mombai, Mysore, Kanyakumari, Madurai, pondichery, mamallapuram). we've been to Varanasi too and most of Rajastan. We are not interested in visitting beaches.We've been to Rishikesh already but thought about going back there, then we saw it's tho cold now...
we were thinking about Darjeeeling but it should be too cold too.
we'd love to hear a recommendation about a place with nice views, yoga, good food and/or cultural interests.
Thank you very much in advance,
Jan 21, 2013 3:18 AM
Jan 21, 2013 5:30 AM
Jan 21, 2013 5:58 AM
Jan 21, 2013 7:48 AM
4you could visit places in the state of madhya pradesh ... thereby keeping your proximity to allahabad .. ( that way u can easily hop on a bus for a quick ride to allahabad when the time comes .. and not worry about getting train tickets etc from a long distance away ) ...
some recommended places would be ujjain, mandu. gwalior , khajuraho , orchha ....
not sure about yoga in these places.... but these are all wonderful places with historical importance .... you can look them up for more details....
(and food is always good anywhere in india :D .... )
Jan 22, 2013 2:14 AM
5Thank you all for your answers. I've already started looking at these places and will continue to research, yo've definitely helped :)
After your advise, i booked a train from varanasi to allahabad and out from allahabad to varanasi, just to be on the safe side. I can always cancel.
In allahabad we are staying at the "FEL Camp"
We've booked accommodation for the 4-12/2. Not sure if will survive that long!
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