6 days in Varanasi & Lucknow Itinerary

6 days in Varanasi & Lucknow Itinerary

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6 days in Varanasi & Lucknow Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
1
Varanasi
— 3 nights
2
Lucknow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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.
Varanasi is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Vishwanath Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Varanasi trip maker website .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Lucknow.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 19th (Wed), examine the collection at The Residency, admire the landmark architecture of Bara Imambara, then view the masterpieces at Hussainabad Picture Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Rumi Darwaza, and finally stroll through Dr. Ambedkar Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): explore and take pictures at La Martiniere College, take a stroll through Hazratganj, then admire the striking features of Chhota Imambara, then make a trip to Chowk, and finally make a trip to Aminabad.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lucknow trip planning website .

Drive from Varanasi to Lucknow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September in Lucknow, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj
Dr. Ambedkar Park ©
Dr. Ambedkar Park

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