6 days in Uttar Pradesh & Gwalior Itinerary

6 days in Uttar Pradesh & Gwalior Itinerary

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6 days in Uttar Pradesh & Gwalior Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
1
Lucknow
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mathura
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Gwalior
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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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 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir, wander the streets of Hazratganj, get engrossed in the history at 1857 Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at The Residency, then see the interesting displays at Indira Gandhi Planetarium, and finally admire the striking features of Bara Imambara.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lucknow online road trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Lucknow. October in Lucknow sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Varanasi.

Things to do in Lucknow

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The Residency ©
The Residency
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishalakshi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath, admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple), then examine the collection at Bharat Kala Bhavan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Varanasi road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lucknow to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

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Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple ©
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 30th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at U.P Handicrafts Development Center. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Taj Museum, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and then take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Agra day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Agra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mathura.

Things to do in Agra

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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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Mathura

Mathura ©
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Priyakant Ju Mandir, get engrossed in the history at Government Museum Mathura, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banke Bihari Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mathura online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Agra to Mathura takes 1.5 hours. October in Mathura sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
On the 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Sarod Ghar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shahastrabahu Temple, then delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gujari Mahal.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gwalior day trip planning app .

You can drive from Mathura to Gwalior in 4 hours. November in Gwalior sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Museums
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Sarod Ghar ©
Sarod Ghar

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