6 days in Lucknow, Ayodhya & Varanasi Itinerary

6 days in Lucknow, Ayodhya & Varanasi Itinerary

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6 days in Lucknow, Ayodhya & Varanasi Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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Lucknow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Ayodhya
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Bhopal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lucknow tour itinerary planner .

Bhopal to Lucknow is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bhopal in December, things will get slightly colder in Lucknow: highs are around 26°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ayodhya.

Things to do in Lucknow

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Residency ©
The Residency
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Rumi Darwaza ©
Rumi Darwaza

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Tulsi Samarak Bhavan Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanak Bhavan Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Hanuman Garhi.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ayodhya route planner.

Drive from Lucknow to Ayodhya in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Ayodhya

Historic Sites Museums
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Kanak Bhavan Temple ©
Kanak Bhavan Temple
The Hanuman Garhi ©
The Hanuman Garhi
Tulsi Samarak Bhavan Museum ©
Tulsi Samarak Bhavan Museum

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nights
Varanasi

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like New Vishwanath Temple and Sankat Mochan Temple. You'll explore and learn at Archaeological Museum and Ruchika Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Chunar Fort in Mirzapur (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Temple, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bhadaini Ghat, pause for some serene contemplation at Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple), and take in the pleasant sights at Reewa Ghat.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ayodhya to Varanasi takes 5.5 hours. In December in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Chunar Fort
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New Vishwanath Temple ©
New Vishwanath Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple
Tibetan Temple ©
Tibetan Temple

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