5 days in New Delhi, Ayodhya & Lucknow Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Ayodhya & Lucknow Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Ayodhya & Lucknow Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
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New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
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Ayodhya
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Lucknow
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Chandigarh

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 6th (Thu), don't miss a visit to India Gate, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and then don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In June, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ayodhya.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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nights
Ayodhya

Ayodhya ©
Ayodhya, also known as Saketa, is an ancient city of India, believed to be the birthplace of Rama and setting of the epic Ramayana. On the 8th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Military Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramjanamabhoomi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guptar Ghat, make a trip to Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanak Bhavan Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Hanuman Garhi.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ayodhya route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from New Delhi to Ayodhya. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Ayodhya

Historic Sites

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Faizabad
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The Hanuman Garhi ©
The Hanuman Garhi
Kanak Bhavan Temple ©
Kanak Bhavan Temple
Ramjanamabhoomi ©
Ramjanamabhoomi

1
night
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at The Residency, admire the striking features of Bara Imambara, then steep yourself in history at Rumi Darwaza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lucknow vacation site .

You can drive from Ayodhya to Lucknow in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lucknow can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Rumi Darwaza ©
Rumi Darwaza
St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral

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