Do's and Don'ts


  • Please check on the website for movement plan, accommodation, key event dates etc. and download the mobile app
  • Travel Light and carry medicines if advised by the doctor
  • Be aware of the facilities like Hospitals, Food, and Emergency Services etc.
  • Know emergency contact numbers
  • Use only the Bathing areas/ Ghats that are authorized by the Mela administration
  • Use toilets and urinals available
  • Use dustbins for disposal of Waste
  • Use signage for way finding
  • Use parking spots for parking of vehicles and follow traffic rules
  • Use the Bathing Ghats nearest to place of stay in Mela area or the city
  • Inform the Police or Mela Administration if any unidentified or suspicious object is found
  • Follow the rules, regulations and instructions given through the Public Addressal System or any other mode
  • Cooperate with the Departments involved in organizing the Mela
  • Be attentive towards your belongings and Use Lost and Found Centres for loss of beloved and belongings
  • While making any travel plans, include enough buffer time


  • Don’t carry valuables, unnecessary food and clothing
  • Don’t trust strangers, don’t eat at unauthorised places
  • Don’t attract unnecessary conflicts by provoking peers
  • Don’t venture into the river beyond permissible limits
  • Don’t pollute the rivers by using soaps, detergents for cleaning/ washing purpose or by throwing Pujan Samagri
  • Don’t be in crowded places if suffering from contagious disease
  • Don’t use plastic bags in the city and mela area during the Kumbh Mela
  • Don’t defecate in the open