How to Reach Prayagraj

One of the prominent centers of religious tourism in India, Prayagraj is reached by all kinds of transporation. Since centuries, the pilgrims pour in to take holy dip in Triveni Sangam and perform religious rituals. Allahabad, now rechristened as Prayagraj, is one of the most important pilgrimages of the Hindus. Its importance can be understood by the fact that Prayagraj is termed in religious scriptures as Teerthraj. Prayagraj is famous for several attractions like Triveni Sangam, Bade Hanuman Ji Temple, Patalpuri Temple, Akshayavat, Nag Vasuki Temple, Magh Mela , Kumbh Mela, Mankameshwar Temple, Allahabad Fort, Khusroo Bagh, Anand Bhawan, Planetarium, Alopi Devi Temple, Bharadwaj Ashram etc.

Mythologically Prayagraj is the place where Lord Brahma performed first yajna. The city has been associated with Maharshi Bharadwaj, Rishi Durvasa, Lord Ram, King Pururava etc. Two world renowned cultural fairs, Kumbh Mela and Magh Mela, are held in Prayagraj.The Kumbh Mela is held every twelfth year, which is the largest cultural fair in the world. The Magh Mela is held every year in the month of January. It is also a big religious cultural fair. Dussehra, Ramlila, Durga Puja, Holi, Dipawali, Raksha Bandhan and Krishna Janmashtami are some important festivals those are celebrated with religious fervour.

To Reach Prayagraj by Road: Prayagraj (Allahabad) in the state of Uttar Pradesh is well connectedcd with all major cities of India. Prayagraj is 195 kilometer from Lucknow (capital of UP) and 110 km from Varanasi. Since the city is connected with several National Highways and state highways. NH 2, NH 27, NH 76, NH 96, Grand Trunk Road etc pass through Allahabad. Thus, Prayagraj is reached by road conveniently. Cabs and buses are regularly available.

To Reach Prayagraj by Train: Allahabad is well connected with all parts of India. Prayagraj is the headquarters of Central North Zone of Indian Railways. There are many railway stations in Allahabad like Prayag Station, Daraganj Station, Bamrauli Station, City Station at Rambagh, Allahabad City Station, Allahabad Junction in Naini etc. Prayagraj is connected by rail with many cities of India like New Delhi, Haridwar, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Varanasi, Chennai, Jaipur, Agra etc.

To Reach Prayagraj by Flight: Bamrauli Airport in Prayagraj (Allahabad) is connected with flights from New Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Bhopa, Indore, Gorakhpur and many other cities of India. The airport is merely 12 km away from city center. The IATA code is IXD.

Allahabad Tour Packages

Allahabad Kumbh Mela Guided Photography Tour from Varanasi

Allahabad Kumbh Mela Guided Photography Tour from Varanasi

1 Nights / 2 Days
Destination : Varanasi

Allahabad Kumbh Mela with Varanasi Tour

Allahabad Kumbh Mela with Varanasi Tour

5 Nights / 6 Days
Destination : Delhi - Allahabad- Varanasi

Allahabad Kumbh Mela Tour

Allahabad Kumbh Mela Tour

2 Nights / 3 Days
Destination : Allahabad

Golden Triangle with Kumbh Mela Tour

Golden Triangle with Kumbh Mela Tour

8 Nights / 9 Days
Destination : Delhi - Jaipur – Agra – Allahabad

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