7 days in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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Patna
— 1 night
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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Ujjain
— 2 nights
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Patna

— 1 night
Occupying the southern bank of the famous Ganges River, the state capital of Patna combines an important religious and regal heritage with a fast-growing commercial and transport hub.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Har Mandir Takht, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Stephen's Church, and then pause for some photo ops at Martyr's Memorial. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamaldah Jain Temple, then appreciate the history behind Lion Pillar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugratara Sthan Bhagwati Tara Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Patna trip planner.

Mumbai to Patna is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Patna, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Varanasi.

Things to do in Patna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Varanasi

— 2 nights

Spiritual Capital of India

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 4th (Tue): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the activities along Ganges River, and then look for gifts at The Bed Silk & Pashmina. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banaras Ghats, then admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ruchika Art Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Patna to Varanasi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Patna in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Varanasi, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly to Ujjain.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Ujjain

— 2 nights

City of Temples

The capital of one of the region's ancient kingdoms, Ujjain lost some of its political and cultural importance during the years of the Raj.
Ujjain is known for historic sites, nature, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Ujjain Simhasth Kumbh, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, pause for some photo ops at Vikramaditya The Great Memorial Statue, and gain insight at Sandipani Ashram.

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You can fly from Varanasi to Ujjain in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Ujjain, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites

Bihar travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
One of India's oldest inhabited states, Bihar draws tourists year-round with its countless ancient monuments. Huge impressive towers and domed stupas, archeological sites, and age-old forts make this state a frequent destination for Jain, Sikh, Buddhist, and Islamic pilgrims. A typical tour of Bihar would involve a visit to World Heritage-listed Buddhist shrines, Islamic mausoleums, and elaborate Hindu temples. Crossed by the Ganges River and benefitting from a diverse subtropical climate, Bihar also features many protected areas sheltering endemic flowers, plus vast agricultural sector producing lychees, guavas, and mangos. Its well-developed performing arts scene and film industry provide entertainment year-round and give you a taste of contemporary India.

Uttar Pradesh travel guide

4.5
Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · Castles
A giant state in the north of India, Uttar Pradesh represents the world's most populous country subdivision. A diverse population of over 215 million lives here, spread across a dozen big cities and numerous smaller towns hugging the banks of the Ganges and Yamuna, India's two holiest rivers. A trip to Uttar Pradesh offers a chance to discover the distinct architectural and culinary heritage that makes this Indian heartland such a rewarding destination. Base your Uttar Pradesh holiday in one of its three major cities--Lucknow, Agra, or Allahabad--all top tourist draws.

Madhya Pradesh travel guide

4.5
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · History Museums
The Heart of India; The Heart of Incredible India; MP
Centrally located in the subcontinent, Madhya Pradesh has been the crossroads of cultures and influences--Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim alike--throughout its history. Things to see in Madhya Pradesh include ancient stone temple complexes with impressive towers and intricate erotic carvings, historic forts, elaborate mosques, and UNESCO-protected Mesolithic stone paintings. With a subtropical climate and 30 per cent of its territory covered by forest, the province offers numerous scenic hikes with waterfalls, hills, and rivulets to admire. Straddling the Narmada River, which runs through a magnificent marble gorge, Madhya Pradesh also abounds with wildlife and nature reserves. Visit the national park with the highest population density of tigers in the world, and see other magnificent animals while you're at it. Take a dip in one of the sacred rivers and sample regional cuisine rich with spices and exotic flavors.