7 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

7 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

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7 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

Dhanbad
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Allahabad
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Lucknow
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
New Delhi

3
days
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Varanasi is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina, make a trip to Manikarnika Ghat, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats.

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Dhanbad to Varanasi is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Allahabad.

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Ganges River
Sarnath

1
day
Allahabad

Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the views from New Yamuna Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Company Gardens Allahabad, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Mandir, then make a trip to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, and finally steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Varanasi to Allahabad. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lucknow.

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Allahabad Fort
Triveni Sangam Allahabad
New Yamuna Bridge

2
days
Lucknow

A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 6th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lucknow Zoo, steep yourself in history at Roomi Darwaza, then examine the collection at The Residency, and finally wander the streets of Hazratganj. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Bara Imambara, make a trip to Chowk, then stroll through Dr. Ambedkar Park, and finally explore and take pictures at La Martiniere College.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Allahabad to Lucknow. In October in Lucknow, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Lucknow Zoo
Bara Imambara
Hazratganj

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