Ujjain Kumbh Mela 2016
Pre-tour briefing about the attractions of the tour, safety precautions for the equipment and photographer during the tour, traveling instructions to/from your city to Kumbh Camp etc. These discussions can be made via facebook group, e-mail, telephone after reservation of seat.
Arrive Ujjain (by air/bus/train). Proceed to Camp. Spend the day exploring the Kumbh Mela area around the Sadhu Gram (Camp for all Sadhu Akharas) and Mahakaleshwar Temple. Evening shoot of Sondha Aroti at Ram Ghat.
12:30 AM proceed to main bathing area. Shoot during the Snan according to different timings of different Sadhu Akharas. 12:00 PM come back to hotel for lunch. Spend the evening exploring the Kumbh Mela area around the Sadhu Gram.
Spend the day exploring the Kumbh Mela area around the Sadhu Gram, Harsiddhi Temple and Kal Bhairav Temple. Overnight at the Camp.
12:30 AM proceed to main bathing area. Shoot during the Sahi Snan according to different timings of different Sadhu Akharas. 1:00 PM come back to hotel for lunch. Rest of the day shooting around the Sadhu Gram. Evening shoot of Sondha Aroti at Ram Ghat.
Early morning shoot around the river banks. Depart from Ujjain in the morning latest by 12:00 noon.
8th to 12th May 2016
Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
For Indian Participants
Standard Package: 18000 INR
Deluxe Package: 24000 INR
For International Participants
Deluxe Package: 500 USD
Maximum 8 participants
English, Hindi & Bengali
Meet Your Instructor
Apratim Saha is a contributing photographer for National Geographic Stock Photography, Getty Images and Stocksy United. He is a Brand Ambassador and mentor for Tamron and Datacolor. He has over 30 years of experience, from traditional film to digital photography. He is a commercial photographer specializing in people photography, portraiture, lifestyle & editorial clients. Besides commercial works, Apratim also shoots other subjects that stimulate his visual or emotional sensibilities.