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Best time to visit Allahabad

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Winter Season in Allahabad

December to February is the winter season in Allahabad with an average temperature around 12°C. The temperature dips to as low as 3°C in the month of January accompanied by dense fog. Tourists travelling to Allahabad during this season shall check on the weather before embarking.

Best Season in Allahabad

The best season to visit Allahabad is the winter season in the months of October to March. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing and other pursuits.

Monsoon Season in Allahabad

Monsoon generally hits Allahabad in the month of July and lasts till September. The showers provide great respite to the parched land and are a huge relief for the people after the extremely hot summers.

Summer Season in Allahabad

The month of March marks the start of summers in Allahabad and it lasts till June. Temperature ranges between 30°C to a mercurial 45°C during these months. Allahabad is generally avoided by the tourists during these months.

Events / Festivals in Allahabad

“Kumbh Mela” in the month of January is one of the most awaited events in Allahabad. Millions of people gather to celebrate this event. In 2001, about 1 million people from around the world participated in the Maha Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, with a total participation of approximately 60 million. This events is the largest congregation of humans anywhere in the world and a sight that defies imagination.

Other famous festivals that are keenly celebrated are Ardh Kumbh Mela and Magh Mela where devotees from different cities and states take a solemn dip in the holy rivers.

Accommodation in Allahabad

Decent accommodation in Aligarh can be easily found in both the medium and budget options. Kanha Shyam Hotel (Civil Lines), Yatrik Hotel (Civil Lines), Grand Continental Hotel (Sardar Patel Marg) and Allahabad Regency Hotel (Tashkent Marg) are some of the medium budget hotels that are clean rooms and homely food and are laced with facilities like internet, taxi service etc. Some of the budget hotel includes Rama Krishna Hotel, Prayag Hotel, Hotel NC continental etc.

Hotels in Allahabad

With the confluence (Sangam) of the holy rivers on the outskirts of the city, Allahabad takes pride to be called as one of the holiest cities in India. The city, officially named as Prayagraj, is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The Triveni Sangam witnesses millions of gatherings of people for the Kumbh Mela (happens every twelve years) making this city one of the sacred centres in Hinduism.

Allahabad Weather

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Pilgrim
  • Altitude

    98 meters above sea level
  • STD Code

    532
  • Best Season

    October - March
  • State/Code

    Allahabad/2110xx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi, Urdu, English
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