Myths and Mountains, an award-winning experiential tour operator that offers active lifestyle trips in destinations around the world, is announcing a once in a lifetime journey to India to celebrate Maha Kumbh Mela, an event that will occur in Allahabad in 2013.
A Kumbh Mela is a congregation of millions of sadhus and other Hindu pilgrims who journey to India to seek enlightenment and purification in the holy waters of the Ganges or Godavari Rivers. In 2013, eight travelers will have an opportunity to join Myths and Mountains President, Dr. Antonia Neubauer on a journey to witness Maha Kumbh Mela, a special event and one of the most fascinating mass rituals in existence with ritual bathing in the famed Ganges, chanting, dancing, and religious debates. The tour focuses on an exploration of the enchanting people and the deep-rooted and profound spirituality of the culture of India. In addition to Maha Kumbh Mela, the trip includes visits to Delhi, Agra, Gwailor, and Khajuraho. Highlights include a tour of Old Town in Delhi, a sunrise and sunset visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra, explorations of the sacred temples at Khajuraho, wildlife viewing at Bandhavgarh National Park, and much more. During Maha Kumbh Mela, guests also have the opportunity to listen to a lecture by noted Indian scholar, Shantum Seth. Join Myths and Mountains to experience one of the most breathtaking cultural and religious celebrations on earth. Dates: January 28-February 09, 2013. Price starting at $6,395 per person based on 4-6 people. Custom dates and prices available. For more information, visit www.mythsandmountains.com About Myths and Mountains Founded in 1984 by veteran adventurer Toni Neubauer, Myths and Mountains fosters intimate cross-cultural experiences. The company's tours are designed to take travelers to the very heart of the places they are visiting, whether that means trekking the remote passes of Bhutan or learning traditional medicine from the shamans of the Amazon. These efforts have established a solid place for Myths and Mountains in the adventure travel industry; the company was chosen as one of National Geographic Adventure's Best Adventure Travel Companies in 2009, won Travel + Leisure's 2010 Global Vision Award, and Neubauer herself was chosen as a Top Travel Specialist by CondĂ© Nast Traveler in 2011.Media ContactNancy Harrison970email@example.comAdventure Media