The nearest airport is Prayagraj Airport at a distance of 12 km, known as Bamrauli Air Force Base. The other two nearest airports to Prayagraj are Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Varanasi (150 km) and Amausi International Airport in Lucknow (200 km). Being the headquarters of the North Central Railway Zone in India, Prayagraj has eight railway stations within its city limits, all of which are well connected to many of the major cities of India.
Sangam Nivas Prayagraj
Things to know
- The next camp will be set up between January and March 2025
- The camp is strategically perched upon the highest vantage point overlooking the Sangam or confluence of the three rivers (Ganga, Yamuna, and Sarasvati) and provides guests with an exclusive terrace with panoramic views using a telescope of the main bathing area, the Akharas of the sadhus, religious communities, and seers.
Rooms & Suites
There are two categories of tents the Luxury Tent and the Super Luxury Suite Tent. The tents house a bedroom with a king-sized four-poster wooden bed that is an absolute pleasure to sink into at the end of a long day of observing the Kumbh Mela. Each tent also has its own refreshment chest, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities. Spacious wardrobes include a safe and also come with thoughtful amenities like bedroom slippers, eye masks, and ear plugs. The rooms have en-suite bathrooms with large netted windows and are lavishly furnished with thick carpets, leather trunks, and fine furniture. The sturdy canvas tents are temperature-controlled with air-conditioners and heaters. There’s also a roll-up canvas with a private patio/sit-out to soak in the views.
Restaurants & Bars
During their stay, guests are served simple and unique culinary experiences at the camp’s restaurant which includes a live kitchen that serves vegetarian ‘satvik’ Indian food (lightly cooked and freshly prepared meals). There’s also a range of freshly baked breads, pies, and cookies on offer at the bakery. Menus are curated in accordance with the guests ‘dietary preferences and fixed accordingly for each course of meal daily.
Spa & Wellness
Guests can unwind with relaxing massages and a range of therapies at Swadhya, a wellness hermitage. There is also a well-stocked library with a selection of handpicked books the in-house theatre and a billiards table for guest recreation.
There is a whole range of activities on offer apart from daily Yoga and meditation classes. Panoramic views of the Kumbh Mela with use the of a telescope from the comfort of Sangam Nivas, interaction with spiritual speakers and sadhus, boat rides to the Sangam (where the rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati meet), and photography tours are some of the varied experiences on offer at the camp.
The tented camps are ‘semi-permanent’ and are dismantled and removed during the off-season, leaving a virgin site that has not disturbed the natural environment whatsoever. TUTC is strongly committed to sustainability and reducing its carbon footprint and takes several measures and efforts at the various campsites. The use of steel flasks instead of packaged drinking water, LED lights in the camps, zero plastic policy, usage of low flow faucets for water conservation, responsible waste management, and solar energy use are just some of the measures implemented at the various camps. TUTC also ensures environmental, social, and economic sustainability and development at all its camps.