5 days in Gaya, Varanasi & Allahabad Itinerary

5 days in Gaya, Varanasi & Allahabad Itinerary

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5 days in Gaya, Varanasi & Allahabad Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Gaya
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Allahabad
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi


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Gaya

Gaya ©
Gaya is a city of ancient historical and mythological significance. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaya Pind Daan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahmayoni Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnupad Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gaya trip itinerary maker website .

New Delhi to Gaya is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In September in Gaya, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

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Vishnupad Temple ©
Vishnupad Temple
Gaya Pind Daan ©
Gaya Pind Daan

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and Dhamek Stupa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) and Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple). There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the activities along Ganges River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tulsi Manas Temple, and don't miss a visit to Banaras Ghats.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Varanasi trip planner.

Getting from Gaya to Varanasi by car takes about 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Allahabad.

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Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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Allahabad

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 16th (Sun): make a trip to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort, steep yourself in history at Anand Bhavan, then admire the natural beauty at Company Gardens Allahabad, and finally enjoy some diversion at PVR Vinayak.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Allahabad trip planner .

Getting from Varanasi to Allahabad by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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

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