5 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

5 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

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5 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

Start: Indore
1
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Allahabad
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Lucknow
— 1 night
End: Indore

2
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.
On the 27th (Thu), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ashul Sharma and then don't miss a visit to Sarnath. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), explore the activities along Ganges River, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Varanasi road trip tool .

Indore to Varanasi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Indore in December: highs in Varanasi hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
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Spas & Wellness
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

1
night
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
On the 30th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Company Gardens Allahabad, admire the landmark architecture of Anand Bhavan, steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at All Saints Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Khusro Bagh.

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You can drive from Varanasi to Allahabad in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Allahabad are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Allahabad

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All Saints Cathedral ©
All Saints Cathedral
Anand Bhavan ©
Anand Bhavan
Khusro Bagh ©
Khusro Bagh

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 31st (Mon): examine the collection at The Residency, admire the landmark architecture of Chhota Imambara, steep yourself in history at Rumi Darwaza, then admire the landmark architecture of Bara Imambara, then take a stroll through Hazratganj, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dr. Ambedkar Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lucknow trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Allahabad to Lucknow in 5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Allahabad in December: high temperatures in Lucknow hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

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Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Rumi Darwaza ©
Rumi Darwaza
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara

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