8 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

8 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

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8 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Allahabad
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Lucknow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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, stop by The Bed Silk & Pashmina, make a trip to Assi Ghat, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Varanasi trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

2
days
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort, then take in the views from New Yamuna Bridge, then snap pictures at Yamuna Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam Allahabad. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Gaya Prasad Gokul Prasad Woollen Department, ponder the world of politics at Allahabad High Court, then admire all the interesting features of Ewing Christian College, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Anand Bhavan.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Allahabad trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Varanasi to Allahabad takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Allahabad

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Anand Bhavan ©
Anand Bhavan
Triveni Sangam Allahabad ©
Triveni Sangam Allahabad
Allahabad Fort ©
Allahabad Fort

3
days
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Lucknow is known for historic sites, parks, museums, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Bara Imambara, admire the striking features of Chhota Imambara, explore and take pictures at La Martiniere College, and make a trip to Chowk.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lucknow day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Allahabad to Lucknow takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

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Janeshwar Mishra Park ©
Janeshwar Mishra Park
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj

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