38 days in Uttar Pradesh Itinerary

38 days in Uttar Pradesh Itinerary

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38 days in Uttar Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Lucknow
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kanpur
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Allahabad
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Varanasi
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Agra
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Mathura
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Noida
— 5 nights
Taxi + Subway:  45 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Take a break from Lucknow with a short trip to Dewa Shareef Dargah in Barabanki, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Bara Imambara, shop like a local with Hazratganj, admire the landmark architecture of Constantia House, and get to know the resident critters at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucknow itinerary app .

New Delhi to Lucknow is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November in Lucknow, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kanpur.

Things to do in Lucknow

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dewa Shareef Dargah
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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Victoria Memorial ©
Victoria Memorial

4
nights
Kanpur

Kanpur ©
Kanpur is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow. Kanpur is known for historic sites, shopping, zoos & aquariums, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Kanpur, examine the collection at Kamla Retreat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kanpur Memorial Church, and get to know the resident critters at Allen Forest Zoo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanpur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucknow to Kanpur takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lucknow in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kanpur, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Kanpur

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping
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ISKCON Temple Kanpur ©
ISKCON Temple Kanpur
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Z Square Mall ©
Z Square Mall

5
nights
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
Take a break from Allahabad with a short trip to Baba Bhayaharan Nath Dham in Pratapgarh, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Dham Mandir, admire the landmark architecture of Anand Bhavan, and take in nature's colorful creations at Company Gardens Allahabad.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Allahabad online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Kanpur to Allahabad in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Allahabad

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Baba Bhayaharan Nath Dham
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Anand Bhavan ©
Anand Bhavan
Triveni Sangam Allahabad ©
Triveni Sangam Allahabad
Sai Dham Mandir ©
Sai Dham Mandir

6
nights
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.
When in Varanasi, make a side trip to see Lakhaniya Dari in Mirzapur, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, and take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Varanasi trip builder tool .

You can drive from Allahabad to Varanasi in 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Varanasi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Lakhaniya Dari
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

8
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Step out of Agra with an excursion to Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri in Fatehpur Sikri--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Varanasi to Agra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Varanasi in November since evenings lows in Agra dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

5
nights
Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mathura: Aligarh (AMU Jama Masjid & Sir Syed Academy Museum) and Vrindavan (Banke Bihari Temple, The Sacred Lake Kusum Sarovar, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, don't miss a visit to Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, go for a walk through Akshaya Patra, and get to know the resident critters at Elephant Conservation & Care Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mathura trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Agra to Mathura in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mathura can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Noida.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vrindavan, Aligarh
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan
Banke Bihari Temple ©
Banke Bihari Temple

5
nights
Noida

Noida ©
The planned city of Noida--short for New Okhla Industrial Development Authority--draws visitors wanting a little greenery and relief from Delhi's hustle and bustle.
Get out of town with these interesting Noida side-trips: Meerut (Augharnath Temple & Chandi Devi Temple), ISKCON Temple, Ghaziabad (in Ghaziabad) and Buddh International Circuit (in Greater Noida). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Great India Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Jagannath Temple Noida, stop by Indian August, and relax in the rural setting at The Prodigal Farms.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Noida trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mathura to Noida in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Noida can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noida

Historic Sites Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Meerut, Buddh International Circuit, ISKCON Temple, Ghaziabad
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The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
DLF Mall Of India ©
DLF Mall Of India

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